A black lab sits on a field of green grass wearing a leather Leader Dog harness and looking directly at the camera
A young yellow lab lying on a concrete step in front of a red building. The puppy is wearing a blue Future Leader Dog bandanna
Close-up photo of a chocolate Labrador puppy is lying on a tan floor, looking straight into the camera. He is wearing a blue bandanna, which he is chewing a little bit
Breeding Host
Host a Leader Dog Mom

Our breeding mom dogs represent the future of Leader Dogs for the Blind and all the guide dogs we match with people who are blind. When you become a breeding host, you ensure that many more people will have the chance to meet the dogs that will change their lives.

Call for Puppy Raisers
A puppy just like this one needs you

Become the foundation a puppy needs to grow up to bring freedom, safety and happiness. Your opportunity for a life-changing adventure is also the opportunity someone who is blind is waiting for right now.

Paws 365
Paws 365 Monthly Giving logo

By joining Paws 365 monthly giving, you’re helping us care for and train hundreds of canine heroes who give independence, confidence, and companionship to their partners all year long.

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 golden retriever puppy is tucked under a yellow blanket. There is a "dream" bubble depicted over the puppy's head showing an adult golden retriever in guide dog harness walking down a sidewalk with an older man

Make a dream come true.

There’s no doubt what our puppies want to be when they grow up, but they need your help. As a volunteer puppy raiser, you’ll be the foundation a puppy needs to become a Leader Dog. And together, you’ll help someone who is blind or visually impaired live a life of freedom, safety and happiness.

A yellow lab/golden retriever cross puppy sits on a sidewalk in the sun on leash. He is looking at the camera with his mouth open as if smiling

Meet the special dog who wore puppy tag #20,000!

Firework Safety for Dogs

This Independence Day, many of us will celebrate the date with fireworks. However, our dogs (and other animals) may not appreciate this form of celebration. This Fourth of July, help … Read more

Voice of the Leader Dog Community: Michele Clift

Today’s voice belongs to Michele Clift, a licensed veterinary technician at Leader Dogs for the Blind for over 20 years. She is concerned about the state of veterinary technicians in … Read more

Voice of the Leader Dog Community: Kacie

Today’s Voice of the Leader Dog Community is LDB Client Kacie Q. who shares some insight into her first year with her first Leader Dog, Danny, that she received on … Read more