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K9 Buddy Curriculum: GDB Supplies Provided

Congratulations on being matched with your GDB K9 Buddy dog! The items Guide Dogs for the Blind provides to K9 Buddy clients are:

  • 1 leather leash
  • 1 nylon leash
  • Dog ID Tag
  • 1 collar
  • 1 Gentle Leader and safety tab
  • 2 tie-downs
  • 2 styles of toothbrushes and dog toothpaste
  • 1 washcloth
  • Nylabone
  • Kong
  • 1 tug toy
  • 1 Hol-ee Roller toy
  • Slicker brush
  • Comb
  • Zoom Groom
  • Treat Pouch & Belt
  • Booties (*if necessary, based on location)
  • Food measuring cups
  • Small amount of dog food to get started with
  • K9 Buddy bandana
  • Backpack
  • 1 year’s supply Heartgard heartworm preventative
  • 1 year’s supply NexGard flea and tick preventative
  • 1 ear cleaner

Other supplies you will need to purchase:

  • Dog food
  • Bowls (2) for food and water
  • Crate/kennel (recommended size is 400/Large/36”L x 25”W x 27” H or 500/Extra-Large/40”L x 27”W x 30” H, dimensions vary slightly depending on brand. Extra-Large is typically used for dogs over 70 pounds, confirm with GDB staff before purchasing)
  • Cotton balls or rounds for ear cleaning
  • Nail clippers (if you plan to clip nails yourself)
  • Dog waste bags
  • Dog bed

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