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Blog posts in 2021

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A GDB staff member kneels beside a yellow Lab guide dog. She is wearing a gray hoodie with the outline of a dog on the front.

Holiday Gift Ideas from GDB

Blog Post Date: Nov 28, 2021

Categories: Just for Fun

Three GDB staff members wearing scrubs each hold a young yellow Lab puppy in their arms outside the GDB Puppy Center.

CWN Social Takeover

Blog Post Date: Nov 23, 2021

Ronnie Bayduza and Greg Losito pose outside before an evening event

Holiday Luncheons Lead to Legacy Gifts

Blog Post Date: Nov 10, 2021

Categories: Donor Profile, Fundraising, Legacy Society

Two guide dog puppies are seated beside pumpkins. One pumpkin has the GDB logo carved into it and the other has a paw print.

Accessible Halloween Fun for the Whole Family

Blog Post Date: Oct 29, 2021

Five Ophthalmology residents kneel together on the GDB campus with a yellow Lab guide dog in harness.

GDB Partnership Feature: UCSF Ophthalmology

Blog Post Date: Sep 30, 2021

Man kneeling beside a guide dog in harness.

GDB Leading the Way with Innovative Outreach and Advocacy Strategies

Blog Post Date: Sep 08, 2021

Categories: Advocacy, GDB Alumni, GDB Community

Yellow Lab guide dog in harness.

Dog Safety Tips

Blog Post Date: Sep 03, 2021

Categories: Dog Care & Health

GDB Trainer Joey Float kneels beside a yellow Lab guide dog with smokey skies behind them. Joey wears an N95 mask to protect himself from smoke inhalation.

Dogs and Poor Air Quality

Blog Post Date: Sep 01, 2021

Categories: Dog Care & Health

Two volunteer puppy raisers embrace a black Lab puppy in front of the GDB puppy center.

Fun Week 2021

Blog Post Date: Sep 01, 2021

Veterinarian standing nose to nose with a yellow Lab puppy on the exam table.

Fear Free Care

Blog Post Date: Aug 19, 2021

Categories: Dog Care & Health, GDB Community

Ethan sits on a bench hugging his yellow Lab guide dog Ginsburg

Cool in School!

Blog Post Date: Aug 11, 2021

Categories: GDB Alumni, GDB Youth Programs

Dimitrios walks down a street with his guide dog Cami

Grateful Grad Says Donors and Staff Touched His Heart

Blog Post Date: Aug 09, 2021

Categories: GDB Alumni, Guide Dog Training, Legacy Society

A group photo of campers at Camp GDB at the trailhead of a hiking path.

Happy Campers!

Blog Post Date: Aug 03, 2021

Categories: GDB Youth Programs

Three people and a black Lab retired guide dog.

A Delicious GDB Collaboration

Blog Post Date: Jul 21, 2021

Puppy raiser Wendy Davis smiles as she holds a yellow Lab puppy in front of the puppy truck

On the Road Again

Blog Post Date: Jul 07, 2021

Categories: GDB Community, GDB Volunteers, Puppy Raising

Tami gazes down at a black Lab puppy she holds

GDB Employee's Passion Helps Facilitate Large Estate Gift

Blog Post Date: Jul 01, 2021

Categories: Fundraising, GDB Careers, GDB Community

World Traveler and Lifelong Companion

Blog Post Date: Jun 08, 2021

Categories: Donor Profile, GDB Alumni, Travel

GDB and TSE Collaborate to Help Airlines and Airports Assist Travelers Who Are Visually Impaired

Blog Post Date: May 20, 2021

Categories: Access & Etiquette, Advocacy, Travel

Emily Crisp kneeling next to a Golden Retriever guide dog

Meet GDB's Newest Qualified Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Emily Crisp

Blog Post Date: May 10, 2021

Categories: GDB Careers, GDB Staff Profile, Guide Dog Training

A young black Lab puppy is examined by the veterinary staff in the GDB clinic. Two staff members are seen wearing sterile gloves while performing their exam.

Guide Dogs for the Blind Position on California Telemedicine Regulations

Blog Post Date: May 04, 2021

Categories: Advocacy, Dog Care & Health, GDB Community

Chari Chauvin and her guide dog, Haviland

Graduations Celebrate New Possibilities for Clients

Blog Post Date: Apr 26, 2021

Categories: Access & Etiquette, Advocacy, GDB Alumni

Legacy Society members Donna and her mother Marjorie

Part of the GDB Family

Blog Post Date: Apr 08, 2021

Categories: Donor Profile, Fundraising, Legacy Society

A black Lab guide dog walking briskly beside a person whose legs are shown.

California Assembly Bill 468

Blog Post Date: Apr 01, 2021

Categories: Access & Etiquette, Advocacy

A young girl with a black Lab dog

K9 Buddy Spotlight: Meet Ella and Lafferty

Blog Post Date: Mar 29, 2021

GDB Client Sherry Brackett navigates a wooded trail with a white cane. O&M Manager Marc Gillard follows behind her.

Access to O&M

Blog Post Date: Mar 19, 2021

Three photos side by side of Chris LaFollete of Arizona Industries for the Blind, Christine Benninger of GDB and Kirk Adams of American Foundation for the Blind.

Panel Discussion: Supporting People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Blog Post Date: Mar 12, 2021

Categories: Access & Etiquette, Advocacy, GDB Community

Female black Lab standing in the sun in a secure indoor play yard.

The Gift of Motherly Love

Blog Post Date: Feb 23, 2021

Categories: Dog Care & Health, GDB Breeding Program, Puppy Raising

Mary Ann cooking at her kitchen stove with a GDB foster dog at her feet.

Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Ann Sorich

Blog Post Date: Feb 19, 2021

Categories: Donor Profile, GDB Foster Care, GDB Volunteers

Eryn sitting next to her yellow Lab guide dog, Latke.

GDB Graduate and Illustrator Has Art in Her Heart

Blog Post Date: Feb 08, 2021

Categories: Fundraising, GDB Alumni, Guide Dog Training

President and CEO of GDB and her Golden Retriever ambassador dog in front of the Puppy Center.

CEO Update: From Breeding To Serving Clients

Blog Post Date: Feb 08, 2021

Categories: GDB Breeding Program, GDB Community, GDB Volunteers

OMI Client Peggy Hargrove receives instruction from OMI specialist, Angela Smith, on crossing a complicated multi-directional intersection.

The Role of Orientation and Mobility for GDB Grads

Blog Post Date: Jan 22, 2021

Categories: O&M Immersion Program