Endless Story Opportunities

If you're a member of the media in search of a good story, you've come to the right place.  The Guide Dog Foundation has amazing stories to tell, and limitless ways to tell them.  Whether you're looking for an uplifting tale with a happy ending, a compelling angle for a story about the transformational power of an assistance dog, an inspiring tale of a person with a disability, or a professional expert to give opinions and advice on everything from veterinary care to planned giving, we're happy to be your resource.

For story opportunities, or media questions, please contact Chief Marketing Officer Mike Rosen 516-647-1348, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, Allison Storck 631-334-2615, or Marketing Manager, Jamie Shrewsbury at 304-839-2551.


America’s VetDogs Provides the Pentagon with Specially Trained Facility Dog

Posted on 11/28/2023
Houston Texans partner with America's VetDogs to raise a future service dog puppy

Teresa Fitzpatrick Elected to Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs Board

Posted on 9/17/2023
Teresa Fitzpatrick Elected to America’s VetDogs and Guide Dog Foundation Board FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Smithtown, N.Y. (February 3, 2022) – The Guide Dog Foundation and its sister organization America’s VetDogs, are pleased to announce the electio

GDF Earns 4-Stars from Charity Navigator

Posted on 9/17/2023
Guide Dog Foundation Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (SMITHTOWN, NY, DECEMBER 3, 2020) - The Guide Dog Foundation’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Ch

Fireworks Safety Tips

Posted on 9/17/2023
Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs Prepares Pet Owners With Firework Pet Safety Tips While Out Celebrating, Set Your Pet Up For Success During Firework Celebrations WHAT: As Independence Day celebrations begin by breaking out the grills,

Guide Dog Foundation Named Finalist in 9th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards

Posted on 9/17/2023
Guide Dog Foundation Named Finalist in 9th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards Long Island Imagine Awards Winners to Be Announced LIVE Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Smithtown, NY (February 5, 2021) – The Guide Dog Foundation was named a Finalist in the

Third New York Islanders’ Puppy With a Purpose® Will Be Named “Monte”

Posted on 9/17/2023
Islanders Fans Votes Are In, The Third New York Islanders’ Puppy With a Purpose® Will Be Named “Monte” New York Islanders partner with Guide Dog Foundation to raise and train Monte Smithtown, NY. – The Guide Dog Foundation, a New York based-non-

Pamela Tate Elected to Serve on Executive Committee 2020

Posted on 9/17/2023
Pamela Tate Elected to Serve on Executive Committee Smithtown, N.Y. (July 21, 2020) – The Guide Dog Foundation and its sister organization, America’s VetDogs, are pleased to announce the election of Pamela Tate of Chicago, IL, to serve on the execut

Lachelle Smith Elected to Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs Board

Posted on 9/17/2023
Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs Elects New Board Member FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Smithtown, N.Y. (February 3, 2022) – The Guide Dog Foundation and its sister organization America’s VetDogs, are pleased to announce the election of Lachell

Training Center Renovation Ribbon Cutting

Posted on 9/17/2023
Guide Dog Foundation & America’s VetDogs Celebrate Renovated Training Center With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Newly Renovated Training Center Updated To Increase Training & Meet Demand of Service Dogs For Veterans & First Responders With Disabilities

Joe Campolo Elected to Board Executive Committee

Posted on 9/17/2023
Board Member Joe Campolo Elected to Executive Committee Smithtown, N.Y. (July 17, 2020) – The Guide Dog Foundation and its sister organization, America’s VetDogs, are pleased to announce the election of Joe Campolo of Stony Brook, NY, to serve on th

Bob Madden Elected as As Vice Chair of Military & Veteran Relationships

Posted on 9/17/2023
Bob Madden Elected As Vice Chair of Military & Veteran Relationships FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Smithtown, N.Y. (July 15, 2020) – The Guide Dog Foundation and its sister organization, America’s VetDogs, are pleased to announce the election of Robert M

America's VetDogs partners with Houston Texans and Kroger to raise second future service dog

Posted on 8/1/2023
Houston Texans partner with America's VetDogs to raise a future service dog puppy

David Locklin Named Chief Program Officer

Posted on 4/27/2023
The Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs today announces that David Locklin has been named Chief Program Officer.

Brad Hibbard Named Chief Strategy Officer

Posted on 4/27/2023
The Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs today announces that Brad Hibbard has been named Chief Strategy Officer. Hibbard previously served as Chief Program Officer since 2015.

America’s VetDogs Partners with Nashville Soccer Club

Posted on 3/20/2023
America’s VetDogs Partners with Nashville Soccer Club and Western Governors University to Raise Future Service Dog January 9, 2020 [Smithtown, New York]: The Guide Dog Foundation and its sister organization, America’s VetDogs, announced the appointm

Nylabone Donates One Year’s Worth of Chew Toys

Posted on 4/28/2022
The Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs are excited to announce a partnership with Nylabone, who donated more than 900 chew toys for future service and guide dogs training to assist individuals with disabilities. The donation was made through

Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs Promotes Allison Storck

Posted on 4/28/2022
The Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs is pleased to announce the promotion of Allison Storck to Director of Public Relations and Marketing.

Guide Dog Foundation Celebrates 75 Years

Posted on 2/1/2021
Guide Dog Foundation Celebrate 75 Years Placing Guide Dog with Individuals Who are Blind or Visually Impaired Guide dog school carries on mission of providing life-changing guide dogs free of charge Smithtown, NY (February 1, 2021) – The Guide Do

VetDogs Graduate and Board Member Competes In World Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji

Posted on 8/12/2020
America’s VetDogs Graduate and Board Member U.S. Army Veteran Gretchen Evans Competes In Amazon Prime Video’s World Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji Eco-Challenge SMITHTOWN, NEW YORK, August 12, 2020 – America’s VetDogs is proud to announce U.S.

Guide Dog Foundation & America's VetDogs Celebrate International Guide Dog Day 2020

Posted on 4/29/2020
International Guide Dog Day – April 29 2020 April 29, 2020 - The International Guide Dogs Federation (IGDF), along with the Guide Dog Foundation and America's VetDogs call for worldwide support for its community to help them to continue to provide