Teaching others about Guide Dogs has been part of the culture of our organization for years. We enjoy sharing what these amazing animals do, how they help their handlers, and how to act around a guide dog team. We know that young people like to learn about guide dogs and become comfortable when a guide dog passes through their lives.
For teachers and youth leaders, we encourage you to seek information about Guide Dogs and the amazing work that they do each day. Call us or e-mail us to discuss ideas for your students.
One project that has been successful is to conduct a class fundraiser, teaching the value of team work and math project skills by having class members raise money while coloring in the guide dog. Request a copy of this project poster by calling us or e-mailing us. Actual poster size is approximately 3 foot by 2 foot.
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. [...]