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

$50,000 MATCHING CHALLENGE

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

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Join the #LeaderDogChallenge

To celebrate International Guide Dog Day and the support that guide dogs give their partners every day, we invite you to share someone who has helped you through a RUFF patch during the Leader Dog Challenge!

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Bark & Brew logo

Join us on Saturday, June 1 for our annual Bark & Brew presented by Chief Financial Credit Union! We're back at Griffin Claw Brewing Company—but this time with a 5k!

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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 in a blue coat sits outdoors on a bridge over water, kissing a yellow lab in guide harness on the nose. Text over the photo says: #LeaderDogChallenge. Who was there for you? April 24-May 8

Join the Leader Dog Challenge

It’s International Guide Dog Day! In celebration of the support guide dogs give their human partners every day, we’re inviting everyone to share who has helped you through a RUFF … Read more

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Upgrading to the HumanWare Victor Reader Trek

Recently, we upgraded the GPS that we provide to U.S. and Canadian guide dog clients. We are now using HumanWare’s Victor Reader Trek. “The Victor Reader Trek combines the cutting-edge … Read more

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How to Manage Puppy Biting

If you’ve ever spent time with a young puppy, you probably experienced the “shark teeth” phase. If you were frustrated with how often your puppy was biting, the good news … Read more