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Guide Dog Schools

 
Dog Guard
500 Federal Street, Suite 550
Troy, N.Y., 12180
(800) 865-0495
Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing knows just how important it is that your dog leads a safe and happy life.

EDF Training Center
8252 South 15th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ. 85041-7806
(602) 276-0051
Since 1952, our German Shepherd dogs have been assisting blind individuals all over the world with their daily travels. The dogs provide guidance and safety, as well as loving companionship.

Eye Dog Foundation For the Blind, Inc.
211 S. Montclair St.
Suite A
Bakersfield, CA. 93309-3165
(800) 393-3641
Our mission is to provide, at no charge, trained German Shepherd guide dogs to the blind and visually impaired for the enhancement of their safety and independence.

Eye of the Pacific Guide Dogs and Mobility Services
747 Amana Street, #407
Honolulu, HI. 96814
(808) 941-1088
To provide quality guide dogs, electronic mobility aids, and other services to legally blind residents of the State of Hawaii that will empower them to lead safe, independent, and meaningful lives, and to educate the general public on laws and etiquette relating to guide dog accessibility.

Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc.
103 Vision Way
Bloomfield, CT. 06002
(860) 243-5200
The Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to promoting increased independence to men and women who are blind by providing them with the highest quality guide dogs. Fidelco pioneered In-community Placement in the United States; a process that allows guide dog users to be trained in the communities where they live and work.

Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind
1210 Hardscrabble Rd.
Cassville, NY. 13318
(315) 822-5132
Freedom Guide Dogs is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization based in Upstate New York, which breeds, raises, trains and places guide dogs with the blind and visually impaired through a distinctive program called Hometown TrainingTM. Freedom Guide Dogs' services are available to people in the Eastern United States at no cost.

Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.
371 East Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NY. 11787-2976
(800) 548-4337
For over six decades, we have promoted the independence, enhanced mobility, and companionship a guide dog brings to its handler. Our students come to us from all over the United States and Canada. Our trademark small classes and individualized instruction often attract students who may have special requirements and we have successfully trained hearing-impaired blind people as well as many physically challenged people.

Guide Dogs for the Blind (Oregon Campus)
32901 S.E. Kelso Road
Boring, OR. 97009
(503) 668-2100
One of the unique features of our program is a lifetime promise of support. Not only does Guide Dogs for the Blind create the best partnerships, we are also there to offer support throughout the life of a Guide Dog team, free-of-charge. And, as we know, our furry friends don't live as long as we do. Someone who is blind may be paired with many Guide Dogs throughout their lives; GDB is there to assist through these transitions.

Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.
P.O. Box 151200
San Rafael, CA. 94915-1200
(800) 295-4050
One of the unique features of our program is a lifetime promise of support. Not only does Guide Dogs for the Blind create the best partnerships, we are also there to offer support throughout the life of a Guide Dog team, free-of-charge. And, as we know, our furry friends don't live as long as we do. Someone who is blind may be paired with many Guide Dogs throughout their lives; GDB is there to assist through these transitions.

Guide Dogs of America
13445 Glenoaks Boulevard
Sylmar, CA. 91342
(800) 459-4843
Guide Dogs of America is dedicated to its mission to provide guide dogs and instruction in their use, free of charge, to blind and visually impaired men and women from the United States and Canada so that they may continue to pursue their goals with increased mobility and independence.

Guide Dogs of the Desert, Inc.
P.O. Box 1692
Palm Springs, CA. 92263
(760) 329-6257
Guide Dogs of the Desert provide safe mobility, loving companionship and the "miracle of independence" to the blind through the use of a guide dog.

Guide Dogs, Inc. - Georgia Outreach
1535 Lake Paradise Road
Villa Rica, GA. 30180
(770) 459-2051


Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Inc.
611 Granite Springs Road
Yorktown Heights, N.Y. 10598
(800) 942-0149
Guiding Eyes for the Blind is dedicated to enriching the lives of blind and visually impaired men and women by providing them with the freedom to travel safely, thereby assuring greater independence, dignity and new horizons of opportunity.

KSDS, Inc.
124 West 7th
P.O. Box 216
Washington, KS. 66968
(785) 325-2256
Our specially trained guide dogs offer mobility assistance for those who are blind or visually impaired. Service Dogs are specifically trained to assist individuals in wheelchairs or with physical disabilities. Social Dogs our Trained to work alongside a professional, these dogs assist in education, rehabilitation and more.

Leader Dogs for the Blind, Inc.
1039 South Rochester Road
Rochester, MI. 48307-3115
(888) 777-5332
In addition to our guide dog program, we offer programs that enhance a person’s independence and quality of life in other ways, including orientation and mobility training, GPS training, and seminars for Orientation and Mobility professionals. Currently, Leader Dog is the only facility in the Western Hemisphere to teach Deaf-Blind students to work with a guide dog.

Pilot Dogs, Inc.
625 W. Town Street
Columbus, OH. 43215-4496
(614) 221.6367
To provide the finest of guide dogs to the qualified sightless.

Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc.
4210 77th St. East
Palmetto, FL. 34221
(941) 729-5665
Few things define Southeastern Guide Dogs like our graduates, those courageous, visually-impaired individuals who live in, learn at, and leave our school with a skillful guide dog by their side. Or perhaps it is our puppies, born and bred in our spotless, well-ventilated kennels; whelped with the help of our staff veterinarians; socialized by friendly volunteers; and equipped by our highly-skilled trainers for a life of loyal service.

The Seeing Eye, Inc.
P.O. Box 375
Morristown, N.J. 07963-0375
(800) 539-4425
The Seeing Eye is a philanthropic organization whose mission is: To enhance the independence, dignity, and self-confidence of blind people through the use of Seeing Eye® dogs.



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