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Our Temporary Pup and Future Guide Dog

Our family thought about raising a puppy for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind for a while.

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A wonderful year with our temporary pup and future guide dog

Our family thought about raising a puppy for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind for a while.

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Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is featured on CTV Morning Live in Ottawa on January 12, 2017.

Pups Onyx and Terra made an appearance on CTV Morning Live.

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Brampton, Ontario resident wins tickets to “Battle of Ontario”

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind held a fundraising raffle for 100 level seats and parking for the Ottawa Senators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs game on January 14, 2017 in Ottawa.

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WestJet Raffle Winner Announced

Gale Bryant of Smiths Falls, Ontario wins the WestJet raffle!

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Kaia is chosen as the front cover for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind 2017 Calendar



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A Visit to Canadian Guide Dogs

Join ATW as we visit the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind Open Tour Day at their National Training Centre in Manotick, Ontario to learn more about the guide dogs training process.

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A War Vet’s Best Friend

Thanks to Vantage and Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, life is better for this wounded veteran.

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CTV Morning Live Visits Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind

On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, Sarah Freemark from CTV Morning Live spent the morning at Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.

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Raising a Canadian Guide Dog

Diane Lyon never goes anywhere alone.

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Lark Harbour man doesn’t let lack of sight keep him from being involved

Dennis Sheppard was 16 when he was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa.

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Dollars for Dogs Featured on AMI (Accessible Media Inc.)

Volunteers and clients alike come together to support the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind at their thirty-second annual Dollars for Dogs walkathon hosted at Ottawa’s Andrew Haydon Park…

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My Best Friend

This week our Best Friend is in training to be a Guide Dog.

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Are Guide Dogs A Fit For Seniors?

With an aging baby boomer population either already in or approaching their senior years, accompanying age-related increases in vision and other mobility problems will be on the rise.

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7-Eleven Canada Partners With CAGADS to Promote International Guide Dogs Day for Second Year Running

Wednesday, April 27 is International Guide Dogs Day.

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See how 7-Eleven is supporting CGDB

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 is International Guide Dogs Day and, to help raise awareness around guide and assistance dogs and better serve all its customers, 7-Eleven Canada has joined forces with the Canadian Association of Guide & Assistance Dog Schools (CAGADS).

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Puppies Like Duke Need Foster Homes to Learn Good Behaviour to Become a Guide Dog

Meet Duke. Duke is a yellow Labrador retriever. He might be a cute little bundle of fluff, but this yellow Lab will, hopefully, one day become the eyes for a Canadian who is blind or visually impaired.

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Training guide dogs takes years of work, short documentary shows

A guide dog is more than a furry companion; they're a lifeline — and it takes years of training before their owners are allowed to take the leash.

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Challenges and Change with Craig Oliver

Legendary broadcaster Craig Oliver speaks with Canadians who have inspired change and helped reshape the perception of ability. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is featured on Episode 5 at the 14:53 mark.

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Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind seeks long-term foster homes for guide dogs breeding program

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind breeds golden retrievers and Labrador retrievers.

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Volunteers raise a puppy only to give it up a year later

Imagine having a dog in your home, caring for it, falling in love with it and then twelve to eighteen months later, you have to give up that dog.

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Training with a twist

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind occasionally puts the call out for volunteers to raise puppies.

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Several stores have little statues of a guide dog

I usually keep a few dooneys…ooopps… tooneys handy to make a donation when I am in the Giant Tiger’s Store because there is one of these statues at the exit.

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Ajax seniors learn about training guide dogs

For a 13 month old, Vegas was very well behaved while visiting the Ajax Senior Citizens Friendship Club.

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Algonquin College is going to the dogs

TV Broadcasting students release their annual holiday video, featuring Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind dogs in training paying a special visit to Algonquin College students and employees.

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Guide Dog In Training Grows Up

It was bittersweet for Debra Smith to see Gilbert leave for his first day of school.

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Okanagan resident goes anywhere, thanks to guide dog

Born in Toronto, Carolyn Marie moved to Kelowna, in 1987. Marie was a single mother and always tried to be a positive influence to her three children. She believes in looking at the bright side of everything, always seeking out the positive. This wasn’t easy during the time when she started losing her vision. Marie lost her sight due to barn swallow droppings. Barn swallows carry diseases, including histoplasmosis, spread by contact with swallow poop, nest materials and dead swallows.

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Blind man and guide dog pay visit to childcare facility in Kemptville

Bob Berrigan, a blind man, and his guide dog, Gus, paid a visit to the ‘More Than Just Babysitting’ childcare program at Holy Cross Catholic School on July 23.

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