This year, our supporters have made it possible for an incredible class of Leader Dogs to graduate. Right now is the perfect time to support the next class of puppies – our generous friends at the Gary Sinise Foundation have agreed to match your gift today, up to $100,000!
Host a Leader Dog Mom
We've introduced brand new ways to volunteer as a breeding host! Check out the new breeding host options to see if one of the positions might be a good fit for your lifestyle. Breeding volunteers help form the foundation of our guide dog program.
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.
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.
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.
The International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF) and Assistance Dogs International (ADI) recently released a joint statement on the ethical training and care of guide and assistance dogs. As a longstanding … Read more