• Graduate Team Ashley and Pendleton

    20 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Thank you to our generous August Graduates Sponsor...
    In memory of my wife, Barbara Woods, who loved dogs and Guiding Eyes. Through our entire marriage, we have had dogs, usually two at a time, and enjoyed them! Sponsoring the graduating class is a perfect way to honor her memory.
    - Richard Woods
    Meet August Residential Training Graduate Ashley
    Graduate Team : Ashley and Pendleton
    About the Team: Pendleton, a male black Lab, is Ashley's 3rd Guiding Eyes dog
    Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Deanna Lentini
    Ashley and her guide dog Pendleton live in Baltimore...
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  • Graduate Team Faye and Buska

    Graduate Team Faye and Buska

    20 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet June Residential Training Graduate Faye
    Graduate Team : Faye and Bushka
    About the Team: Bushka, a female yellow Lab, is Faye's 3rd Guiding Eyes dog
    Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Alyssa David
    Faye has been a guide dog user for many years. She is retired and lives in the bustling city of Detroit, Michigan. She enjoys the independence a guide dog provides, even if only navigating everyday life close to home. Faye looks forward to future days out and about with Bushka, experiencing confident and independent travel.
    Meet Guide Dog Buska
    DOB: 1/6/2019
    Tattoo...
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  • Graduate Team Catherine and Vesey

    Graduate Team Catherine and Vesey

    20 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    We thank our generous sponsors...
    Vesey's training was sponsored by the McInerney family.
    Vesey was named by Goldman Sachs.
    Meet Home Training Graduate Catherine
    Graduate Team : Catherine and Vesey
    About the Team: Vesey, a female black Lab, is Cathy's 6th Guiding Eyes dog
    Hometown: A suburb of Cleveland, Ohio
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Lisa Derleth
    Catherine is an experienced guide dog user, coming back to Guiding Eyes for her sixth partner. She lives in Ohio with her husband Todd and is enjoying retirement after working for many years as a Food Service Manager. Cathy loves to garden...
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  • Graduate Team Lisa and Tora

    Graduate Team Lisa and Tora

    20 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet Home Training Graduate Lisa
    Graduate Team : Lisa and Tora
    About the Team: Tora, a female yellow Lab, is Lisa's 4th Guiding Eyes dog
    Hometown: Mill Valley, California
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: James Gardner
    Lisa is a graduate student at Western Michigan University where she is studying Vision Rehabilitation Therapy, with the goal of working at a nonprofit helping older clients who are experiencing vision loss. In her free time Lisa enjoys cooking and reading, especially mysteries, suspense books, and books about dogs. Lisa is a member of a faith-based, social justice organization...
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  • Graduate Team Jessica and Danica

    Graduate Team Jessica and Danica

    20 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet July Residential Training Graduate Jessica
    Graduate Team : Jessica and Danica
    About the Team: Danica, a female black & tan German Shepherd, is Jessie's 1st Guiding Eyes dog
    Hometown: Seattle, Washington
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Chrissy Vetrano
    Jessie relocated recently from Colorado to the State of Washington, upon receiving her dream job as a corporate employee of Amazon, developing technology as part of their Alexa Shopping Team. Despite her career-based success, her most important job is that of Mom to 10-year-old daughter, Jean. Jessie is really enjoying getting to know...
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  • Graduate Team Janet and Freya

    Graduate Team Janet and Freya

    20 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet Home Training Graduate Janet
    Graduate Team : Janet and Freya
    About the Team: Freya, a female black Lab, is Janet's 4th Guiding Eyes dog
    Hometown: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Stephanie Koret
    Janet holds a bachelor's degree in English and a master's degree in English Language and Literature. After working in Education, she went to work for the County of Westchester in New York State. Janet recently retired from a 40+ year career in Constituent Services for the Westchester County Executive office. She is a volunteer at her church teaching adult religious...
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