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GDA 2016 Holiday Photo Card Contest Winner!

We’re happy to reveal the winning photo featured on Guide Dogs of America’s 6th Annual Holiday Card. This photo of GDA puppy-in-training Linus was taken by his GDA volunteer puppy raiser Cindy Valancius. It was a “ruff” decision, as we … Read more

In the News: GDA at 2016 IAM Grand Lodge Convention

Guide Dogs of America President Dale E. Hartford was interviewed by CBS Chicago during the 2016 IAM Grand Lodge Convention held September 4-9 by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

Donor Spotlight – Blair Brignall

A Trip to GDA Took This Partner in Trust on a Trip Down Memory Lane The retirement community where Ms. Blair Brignall is a resident was offering a trip to Guide Dogs of America to visit the school and learn … Read more

3D Archery Shoot

The 3D Archery Shoot to benefit Guide Dogs of America is set for September 25, 2016 at Philmont Rod & Gun Club located at 99 Railroad Ave. in Philmont, NY 12565. Open to the public and fun for the whole … Read more

How GDA’s Instructors Prepare For Class

From personality to pace, new students to retrains, young adults to seniors, there’s a lot that goes into preparing for a class of 10 students and 10 dogs.

Inaugural Danny Givens Memorial Golf Tournament

Inaugural Danny Givens Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit Guide Dogs of America is set for October 8, 2016 at the well-manicured Tiger Point Golf Club in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Registration begins at 7:30 am, with tee-off at 8:30 am.

5th Annual Guide Dogs Sporting Clay Event

IAM Local Lodge 845 of Las Vegas hosts the The 5th Annual Guide Dogs Sporting Clay Event set on November 17, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Clark County Shooting Complex located at 11357 North Decatur Blvd. … Read more