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Eligibility Requirements


You’re eligible for one of our guide dogs if:

  • You are legally blind.
  • You are over 16 years of age.
  • You live in the United States, Canada, or Puerto Rico (residents of other countries should visit the International Guide Dog Federation.
  • You walk outdoors regularly, unaccompanied and independently using a white cane.
  • You can be responsible for the care of a dog.
  • You’ve had Orientation and Mobility training.

(Please visit The American Foundation for the Blind’s website at: to locate your nearest agency and request services.)

If you are still not sure if you are eligible, please contact us, and we can talk it through.

The Admissions Department
800-942-0149 ext. 2222