Jackson, a future Leader Dog posing for the camera.
Future Leader Dog Jackson is destined for greatness.

Thanks to the dedication of puppy raisers and all our volunteers, we are able to provide our services 100% free of charge.

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Leader Dogs for the Blind Dinner in the Dark event logo

Join us for a dinner like no other.
On March 8, enjoy a unique fundraiser and dine under blindfold at our Dinner in the Dark at the MGM Grand Detroit.

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Paws 365 Monthly Giving logo

This Valentine’s Day, send love by giving independent travel!
Join Paws 365 by midnight on Valentine's Day and you will receive a free gift as a thank you for sharing your heart.

Six puppies wearing blue Future Leader Dog bandanas

These six puppies have big futures. With your symbolic sponsorship, you support not only the puppies growing up to become heroes to their partners, but also the partners whose lives will be changed by these dogs.

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Make Everyone Unstoppable

With your help and our expertise, more people can travel safer, easier and with greater freedom than ever before. 

Blindness changes everything.

For people who are blind or visually impaired, the loss of sight is only the beginning of a life-changing reality. As the simplest to the most complex everyday tasks become daunting, these individuals often become depressed, anxious and isolated.

Why Leader Dog?

Leader Dog is the answer for thousands of people in critical need of our services. Because we believe every person deserves equal opportunity for independent travel, all of our services are provided at no cost, covering expenses for training, room, and board, and travel to our campus from anywhere in North America.

A woman wearing a blindfold walks toward some roadblocks while holding the handle of a harness on a golden retriever. The golden retriever is guiding the woman while a Leader Dog instructor holds the dog's leash and speaks to the woman

Executive Leadership Training at Leader Dog

Dogs are teaching humans to be better bosses in this training program By Jamie L. LaReau, Detroit Free Press Meet Coco. She’s a 2-year-old yellow Labrador retriever raised in a … Read more

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Empty Fork Again

By Jeff Hawkins, Leader Dog Client Seriously, did it just happen again? How many times have I lifted a fork to my mouth… and it’s empty. Seems like a million, … Read more

A golden retriever in leather Leader Dog harness walks on inscribed bricks on a sunny day. A person is walking next to the dog and is only visible from the waist down

Webinar: Is a Leader Dog the Right Mobility Tool for Me?

We have held the first in a series of webinars that will provide answers to some of the questions we receive most often about the services we provide. Webinars will … Read more