Making the decision to apply for a guide dog is a major milestone and the beginning of a life-changing event. If you find yourself wishing a guide dog could help you locate the elevator, find a crosswalk button, prevent you from veering in the street, stop for an overhead obstacle, or navigate crowds, guide dog mobility might be right for you! Guide Dogs of Texas is proud to offer one-on-one training, a relaxed and informal training center, flexible class schedules, and specialized pre-training of each dog.
If you’re ready to apply for a guide dog, you’ve come to the right place. At Guide Dogs of Texas, we will guide you to independence with a loving and furry, four-legged companion.
Two years ago, Denise Higginbotham learned about Guide Dogs of Texas through an alumni sorority Delta Gamma. So she started volunteering for GDTX by collecting money from coin banks around San Antonio as well as assisting at special events. “I like knowing that what I do, however small, is helping someone else,” she said of [...]
At 63 pounds and 24 inches at the shoulder and dark black fur paired with a rakish grin, Caleb loves the City of Austin. His puppy raiser, Tracy Schagen Lane, who is the owner/director of a pre-school, has trained many successful guide dog puppies for Guide Dogs of Texas over the years, and every day [...]