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Blog posts in 2024

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A photo composite of two GDB clients with their guide dogs. One client wraps her arms around her black Lab and the other client stands on a beach with his yellow Lab.

Client Corner: Ethan Edwards Talks with Chloe McDonald

Blog Post Date: Jun 12, 2024

Categories: GDB Alumni, GDB Community, GDB Youth Programs

A woman stands confidently holding her white cane.

OMI Client Gains Confidence to Travel Independently

Blog Post Date: Jun 05, 2024

Categories: GDB Alumni, GDB Community, O&M Immersion Program

Dogs and Cicadas: What you need to know

Blog Post Date: May 17, 2024

Categories: Dog Care & Health

A woman walks along a wooded path with her guide dog.

GDB Comment on Service Animal Air Transportation Forms

Blog Post Date: May 16, 2024

Categories: Advocacy, Travel

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

Navigating Service Ride Denials for Service Dog Handlers

Blog Post Date: May 08, 2024

Categories: Access & Etiquette, Advocacy, GDB Alumni

A woman and her guide dog sit by flowers in a city park.

GDB Grad Living Large in the Big Apple

Blog Post Date: May 07, 2024

Categories: GDB Alumni, GDB Community, Puppy Raising

Let's Go! Announcing GDB's New Puppy Raising Guidebook

Blog Post Date: May 01, 2024

Categories: Dog Care & Health, GDB Community, Puppy Raising

GDB Volunteer Laura holds up arms full of gift bags in the California Gift Shop.

GDB Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Blog Post Date: Apr 08, 2024

Categories: GDB Community, GDB Volunteers, Puppy Raising

Mary Wilson sits beside her black Lab guide dog, Thor, along the Appalachian Trail.

On the Trail Again

Blog Post Date: Apr 03, 2024

Categories: GDB Alumni, GDB Community

Four yellow Lab puppies peeking out of a yellow wagon.

Canine Socialization for Puppies and Beyond!

Blog Post Date: Mar 21, 2024

Categories: Dog Care & Health, Puppy Socializing, Canine Research

A man and his guide dog pose with a woman and her daughter.

It Takes A Village

Blog Post Date: Mar 13, 2024

Categories: GDB Alumni, GDB Community, Puppy Raising

Three women and a yellow Lab guide dog.

Growing Up GDB

Blog Post Date: Mar 12, 2024

Categories: Donor Profile, GDB Community, Puppy Raising

Composite photo of two women with their guide dogs.

Client Corner: Maia Scott Talks with Chantal Emmanuelli

Blog Post Date: Mar 11, 2024

Categories: GDB Alumni, GDB Community, GDB Staff Profile

Derek Dittmar speaks into a microphone during a Graduation ceremony on our California campus. Volunteer Puppy Raiser Annie Martin stands next to him. Colorful GDB banners are in the background.

Graduations Showcase GDB's Mission in Action

Blog Post Date: Feb 07, 2024

Categories: GDB Alumni, GDB Community, GDB Graduation

Abdul Kamara and his black Lab guide dog Faye with Annie Martin, Gail Martin, and Jessica Firkins with her daughers Ariss Firkins and Cerelle Firkins.

A Story of Kismet, Serendipity, and Fate

Blog Post Date: Jan 31, 2024

Categories: GDB Alumni, GDB Breeding Program, Puppy Raising

A yellow Lab with unique black markings on it's left ear. The dog is looking up at the person who is petting them on the opposite ear.

One in a Million! Unique Markings in GDB Dogs

Blog Post Date: Jan 18, 2024