By Dayna Worchel of the Caller-Times Marshall Burns is busy breaking down barriers one bus ride at a time for people who need help finding their way. As the mobility coordinator for the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority, his main job is to work with people with disabilities and older adults to help them use […]
Tracy Ebarb Director of Development – Tracy@guidedogsoftexas.org Jessica Bimmermann Guide Dog Mobility Instructor- Satellite Houston Office- Jessica@guidedogsoftexas.org Jessica Bimmermann is a certified Guide Dog Mobility Instructor through the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF) and has worked in this profession for the past 15 years. Prior to becoming a guide dog mobility instructor Jessica worked as […]
The San Antonio Stars are a professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas, playing in the Western Conference in the Women’s National Basketball Association. Guide Dogs of Texas welcomes our game day June 11th. To get more info or purchase tickets please call our rep Brittany Gray at (210) 444-5648 or email her at […]
https://thebiggivesa.org/npo/guide-dogs-of-texas-inc This year’s Big Give S.A. will take place from midnight to midnight on May 3rd! We will be at Huebner Oaks Shopping center at: Old Navy from 11-3 pm with KSAT guide Dog in Training “Gino” Versona from 12-2 with Guide Dog in training “Grace” Eddie Bauer from 12 – 3 pm with Guide […]
During this clip you will see the journey it takes to become a Guide Dog as well as the bond with the client and their eyes from the “Best Dogs in Sight”. Special thank you to: Ashe Morrison Filmmaker – Retaliation Films retaliationfilms.com for producing this spot.
Did you know that Eddie Bauer (Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave, Tx. 78738) offers fresh water for dogs that come to visit their store? (Finn is featured in this photo sitting in front of a fresh puppy water bowl inside the store)
Help us welcome in the newest Advanced Training Pups! Finn, Eagle and Emma have joined the Advanced Training Team in Austin! Congrats to these awesome Guide Dogs in Training!! Pictured below is a collage of the three new dogs wearing their brown leather training harness. Finn is a tall, male yellow lab. Eagle is a […]
GDTX is very proud to introduce our newest team. Experienced Guide Dog User, Gail, and confident, willing Guide Dog, Dante. Happy Trails!
http://www.lavernianews.com/article.php?id=1819&n=community-news-eye-opening-experience Weston Wright, 10, has made great strides in his quest to enlighten the students with whom he attends fifth grade. They are sighted; he is blind. On Oct. 13, the students of La Vernia Intermediate School commemorated White Cane Day, a nationally recognized day for people who are visually impaired. Activities included several question-and-answer […]
Thank you for honoring heroes of all shapes and sizes Our pets play a variety of roles in our lives. They’re our confidants, our co-pilots; they’re family. And for thousands of individuals in the U.S., they’re also heroes. Service and therapy animals offer their handlers the chance to live fuller lives, to achieve lifelong goals, […]