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Upcoming Events: space
Apr 3, 2017: Meeting, Atria Covell Gardens, 1111 Alvarado Ave, 7pm
Apr 10, 2017: Training, Harper Jr High, 4000 East Covell Blvd, 7pm
May 1, 2017: Meeting, Atria Covell Gardens, 1111 Alvarado Ave, 7pm
May 8, 2017: Training, Harper Jr High, 4000 East Covell Blvd, 7pm
May ?, 2017: Outing, TBD
Jul 29, 2017: Guide Dog Fun Day, GDB, San Rafael

Wanted: Puppy Raisers & Sitters
Do you love dogs? Want to make a difference in the life of a blind person? Eyes For Others, the Yolo County puppy raising club for Guide Dogs for the Blind is looking for a few good raisers.
No experience is necessary; all training is provided locally by puppy club volunteers. Can't commit 12-14 months to raising a puppy? You might start a puppy for 2-3 months or finish raising a "transfer" pup. Puppy sitters are also needed to assist current raisers. Interested? Contact Julianne at gotjulie@gmail.com for more information.

Guide Dog News:
WalnutWelcome!
Eyes for Others welcomes Walnut, a yellow Labrador retriever born 1/14/17 (Magpie/Bartley). He is being raised by Tammy and Ted.

KamalaKamala Graduated!
Yellow Labrador retriever Kamala graduated on March 18, 2017 in San Rafael. She is off to her new home in Fort Collins, Colorado. Congratulations to Kamala and her raiser Don.

Aria Graduation February 18thAria Graduation February 18th!
Black Labrador retriever Aria graduated on February 18, 2017 on the San Rafael campus. She joins her partner Karin in Concord, California. Congratulations to Aria and her raiser Megan. Well done!

Felicia retiredBreeder Felicia Retired
Black Labrador retriever Felicia has been retired for health reasons and will live with her custodian. She produced seven beautiful puppies, two of which are being raised in Yolo County. Good job Felicia!

Spring
Career change Sharon and FoscoVirginia at the beachRetired Guide Cady & breeder Dynasty
Guide Dog Graduations
Attending a graduation ceremony at Guide Dogs for the Blind is one of the best ways to get acquainted with the program. Puppy raisers say goodbye to their graduating dogs, and the graduating class members return to their homes and families with new partners by their sides. Graduations are at 1:30 pm with tours on the California campus at either 10:30 am or 12 noon. 2017 Graduation dates in California and Oregon.
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Many thanks to Purina for donating ProPlan dog food to Eyes for Others for our Guide Dog puppies.

This website is sponsored by Acorn Veterinary Clinic
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Club Donation
Are you interested in supporting our Guide Dog puppy raising efforts? We welcome contributions to help pay for training outings and supplies. You can now donate online to Puppy raising clubs! Select CA Yolo Eyes for Others to donate to our club.

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Guide Dogs for the Blind

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