Guide Dogs of America’s volunteer puppy raiser families foster our puppies from the age of 8 weeks until the dogs enter formal guide dog training at around 18 months of age.
GDA’s “C” litter went home with their GDA volunteer puppy raisers on May 12. The 8-week-old black Labrador Retrievers are pictured here with their raisers at GDA’s campus.
Pictured from left, back row, Debbie and Jackie Oppenheim with Cooper, Vikki Mele with Charley, Bob and Ann Kerman with Cagney, Teresa Weeden and Erin Kelly-Park picking up Cassidy for Alison Schooley, and Frank and Orveta Kecskes with Calypso. Pictured separately is Greg Mountain with Cruz.
GDA’s “D” litter went home with their GDA volunteer puppy raisers on May 26. The 8-week-old yellow Labrador/Golden Retriever crosses are pictured here as a group with their raisers at GDA’s campus.Pictured, from left: The Yamamoto Guide Dogs of family with Dingo, Isabella and Malou Nonles with Diper, Isabelle and Adriana Sobrepera with Duffy, Celeste Robertson with Delta, Dave and Diana Lindsay with Darla, Monrene Malmstrom with Dimond, and the Hanamoto family with Deja.
GDA’s volunteer puppy raisers open their hearts and homes to our puppies and help us raise the best guide dogs possible. Interested in supporting our mission to change the lives of those who are blind? GDA is looking for loving homes to raise a puppy of 8 weeks of age until he or she is around 18 months old. We want to hear from you! Learn more about GDA’s puppy raising program at https://www.guidedogsofamerica.org/programs/puppy-raising/
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