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Dog Programs

Explore our industry-leading dog programs.

From breeding to veterinary care and everything in between, each of our dog-related programs is led by the expertise of our staff and supported by passionate volunteers as well as generous donors. Combined, these programs work together to compose one of the most comprehensive networks of guide dog care, rearing, training, and support in the world. 

And we're always getting better: employing new methods and finding innovative ways to ensure all of our dogs have the care, socialization, and training to excel and live well throughout their entire lives.

Puppy Raising
Puppy Raising Veterinary Services Guide Dog Training Puppy Socialization

Learn about our dogs that go on to other service jobs.

Career Change Dogs

We are committed to finding forever homes for dogs that don't become guides.

Dog Adoption

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Your donation enables us to raise puppies, equip clients, and serve alumni.

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