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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Help train TWICE as many Leader Dogs

$100,000 MATCHING CHALLENGE

Your gift before June 15 DOUBLES to help more people with visual impairments gain more independence.

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At our Double Dog Dare event, we triple dog dare you to rappel down from 15 stories high. Are you in?

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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.

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Webinar: The Wonderful White Cane

Orientation & Mobility Training Options at Leader Dog Leader Dogs for the Blind understands the importance for someone who is blind or visually impaired to develop strong orientation & mobility … Read more

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Loving It Here for Twelve Years

I never knew how much Leader Dogs for the Blind would mean to me or how invested I would become when I began volunteering in August 2007. I started by … Read more

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Learning from Each Other at Leader Dog

Every team within Leader Dog has a specific function, and their work can get pretty specialized. Last fall, Leader Dog’s puppy development team and the training team (the instructors and … Read more