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GUIDE DOGS OF TEXAS, INC. ANNOUNCES CEO SEARCH – CEO Sandra Merrill Stepping Down to Focus on Training in North Texas Region

By Reina Gonzales | August 26, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Andrea Melcher, 210-215-2269 GUIDE DOGS OF TEXAS, INC. ANNOUNCES CEO SEARCH–CEO Sandra Merrill stepping down to focus on training, North Texas region– SAN ANTONIO – Guide Dogs of Texas, Inc., the only internationally certified guide dog training provider physically located in the state, has begun the search…

Guide Dogs change lives

By Reina Gonzales | June 16, 2021

By Susan Yerkes – June 7, 2021 Originally Published on localcommunitynews.com Guide Dogs of Texas is one of the area’s best-kept secrets. Most folks have never heard of the nonprofit. But it has quietly improved the lives of the sight impaired across Texas for nearly 30 years. And the dream of changing many more keeps…

Blind man helps Fort Worth officers in a scuffle

By Ed | October 9, 2019

Guide Dogs of Texas client Jim Walker and guide dog Cassie helped fort worth police during a scuffle recently.

October 15th is White Cane Awareness Day

By Ed | October 8, 2019

President Lyndon Johnson declared October 15th to White Cane Safety day back in 1964. It is now celebrated internationally as White Cane Awareness day as the emphasis has shifted from safety to independence over time. Here are a few white cane facts. A blind pedestrian walking with a white cane or a guide dog has…