They say that a dog is man’s best friend, but at Guide Dogs of Texas our highly-trained, service dogs are more than just that – they’re the “eyes” for countless, visually impaired Texans, as well as their loving and constant companions, providing them with the freedom, mobility and independence to go about their daily lives.
From the moment they are born, our puppies are groomed to be future guide dogs that will be paired with their new owners, who without a guide dog might not enjoy the freedom and independence they desire.
On behalf of Guide Dogs of Texas, please browse through our web site to learn more about us. Also, find out how we help the visually impaired. While you’re at it, meet a client or two, and learn how you can get involved with our organization as a volunteer.
We hope you will agree that our guide dogs are the “The Best Dogs in Sight.” Our clients certainly do.
Please welcome Kathleen Doria who joins Guide Dogs of Texas as the Director of Development. She will oversee all aspects of marketing, community outreach and fundraising. “Guide Dogs of Texas is 100 percent donor supported, so my job is to encourage donors to give and sustain that support,” she said. “I believe there is a [...]
Ever wonder what it takes to train a dog to be a guide dog? Or, why we use Golden Retrievers and Labrador Retrievers? Or, what about the training our clients go when they’re paired with a new dog? Find out for yourself during our free Best Friends in Sight luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. [...]