To put it strongly but simply, the Foundation went far beyond my dreams, matching me with a wonderful dog who is matched hand to glove with me.” — Pat M.
Reps from GDF help cut ribbon at pet relief area.

In the News

The Guide Dog Foundation was tapped as a consultant on the planning and construction phases of the new dog relief area inside the security zone at Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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Is it OK to pet a guide dog?

There are guidelines the public should follow when in the presence of a guide dog to allow for the safety of the dog and its handler. 

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A person trying to pet an assistance dog.
A guide dog team on an Alaskan fishing trip watch a brown bear in the distance.

My guide dog makes a difference

The Guide Dog Foundation helps people "live without boundaries".  Learn about their stories of greater independence and enhanced mobility. 

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