A Free Program at Leader Dogs for the Blind

Summer Experience Camp – Making Teens Unstoppable! A Free Program at Leader Dogs for the Blind Application Deadline April 1, 2020! Summer Experience Camp is a week of fun, friendship and skill building. The program combines activities like ziplining and tandem biking with independence building exercises and things exclusively Leader...

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Guide Dog Users, Inc. Supports Proposed Rule Changes Allowing Only Individually Trained Service Dogs to Fly With Disabled Partners Onboard Planes

Guide Dog Users, Inc. (GDUI), the largest United States advocacy organization of blind and visually impaired people who choose to partner with guide dogs for independent and safe travel, greets the U.S. Department of Transportation’s announced Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) for the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) with...

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Rev. Ray’s Guide Dog Etiquette

While many people may feel comfortable approaching dogs, Guide dogs are actually working Service Animals. Thus, there are certain rules that must be adhered to with service animals, especially in a work environment. Some basic rules are highlighted below and more information is available on the attached. Remember that the...

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When You Meet a Working Guide Dog Team

VisionServe Alliance – “Guide Dog Etiquette” • As tempting as it may be to pet a Guide Dog, remember that this dog is responsible for leading someone who cannot see. The dog should never be distracted from that duty. A person’s safety may depend on their dog’s alertness and concentration....

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