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Help provide freedom and mobility in the lives of the many Canadians in need of a guide or assistance dog.

Get Involved

Ways to help Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind

Get Involved

Ways to help Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind

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Donate

Make a difference in the lives of the many Canadians in need of a guide or assistance dog.

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Apply

Complete an application, and learn whether a guide or assistance dog is right for you.

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Volunteer

Want to make a difference? Sign up now and complete our volunteer application form.

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Donate

Make a difference in the lives of the many Canadians in need of a guide or assistance dog.

an icon of a guide dog

Apply

Complete an application, and learn whether a guide or assistance dog is right for you.

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Volunteer

Want to make a difference? Sign up now and complete our volunteer application form.

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About Us

Learn About our Organization

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind (CGDB) is a national, charitable organization founded in 1984 to provide Canadians with greater mobility and independence through the use of professionally trained guide dogs (Nationally) and mobility assistance dogs (Ottawa area). Click the link below to learn more about our organization

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About Us

Learn About our Organization

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind (CGDB) is a national, charitable organization founded in 1984 to provide Canadians with greater mobility and independence through the use of professionally trained guide dogs (Nationally) and mobility assistance dogs (Ottawa area). Click the link below to learn more about our organization

Our Dogs

Learning About Guide Dogs

Is there a way of knowing if a guide dog is working? Can I ever pet a guide dog? Do guide dogs watch for stop lights to turn green? Click the link below and learn what everyone should know about guide dogs for the blind.

Our Dogs

Learning About Guide Dogs

Is there a way of knowing if a guide dog is working? Can I ever pet a guide dog? Do guide dogs watch for stop lights to turn green? Click the link below and learn what everyone should know about guide dogs for the blind.

Events

Checkout our Upcoming Events!

Events

Checkout our Upcoming Events!

INTERNATIONAL GUIDE DOG DAY

This year, Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is pleased to be celebrating International Guide Dog Day with our friends at Maverick’s Donuts and Morning Owl Manotick!

Dollars For Dogs Fundraising Walk

Sunday, May 26th, 2024 – 10:30am Sponsors: Gold Smith Petrie Carr & Scott Insurance Brokers Ltd Silver COOKIEPALJohn Bull – RBCDS OttawaRen’s PetsBennett Insurance Agency Ltd Bronze Personal Touch Courier Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind presents our 40th annual Dollars for Dogs Fundraising Walk. This public event encourages our supporters and their pet dogs to raise funds for Canadian…

Catch the Ace lottery

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind (CGDB) is excited to partner with the Kin Club of Russell and be chosen as a charity participating in the Catch the Ace lottery. Tickets on sale each week for the weekly draw and jackpot. Good luck!

Our Newsletter

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Our Newsletter

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News

CGDB in the Media

The latest and archived articles in the media featuring Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.

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News

CGDB in the Media

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The latest and archived articles in the media featuring Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Monday – Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Weekends: Closed

Holidays: Closed

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Assistance Dogs International
Canadian Association of Guide and Assistance Dog Schools
Council of North American Guide Dog Schools

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