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Guide Dogs for the Blind 101

A webinar to explore GDB's client programs.

Are you interested in learning more about Guide Dogs for the Blind's client programs, but aren't quite sure where to start? Join us for a FREE informative webinar to learn all about the following GDB offerings: 

  • Guide Dog Program, including a discussion about the differences between white cane and guide dog mobility; how to determine guide dog readiness; the application path and criteria; client training options; and GDB's suite of follow-up and alumni services. 
  • Orientation and Mobility Immersion Program, developing the O&M skills that are most relevant to guide dog mobility.
  • K9 Buddy Program, available to both children and adults.
  • Programs for Youth, including Camp GDB and the Careers & Canine Connections program.

These 90-minute webinars are intended for individuals who are blind or visually impaired (including family members/friends), and blindness professionals interested in learning about guide dog mobility.

Upcoming Webinar Dates


All sessions are held from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Pacific time.

  • January 18th 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
  • April 28th 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
  • September 14th 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
  • December 12th 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

How to Register

Registration Required. RSVP to the Guide Dogs for the Blind 101 webinar by emailing Jake Koch at: [email protected]

Be sure to include the session date that you would like to attend in your emailed RSVP.

Guide Dogs for the Blind 101 is held via the Zoom platform. A Zoom link/call-in details will be provided a couple of days prior to the event to all registered participants.

Questions? Get in touch via the email address above, or by calling 800.295.4050. 

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