Client Stories: Snapshots

Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation celebrates the diversity of our clients from across North America. Despite varied life experiences, careers, and interests, all lead active and fulfilling lives with their guide…

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alice eating from a syringe in a special wooden chair

Pupdate: Alice!

It takes a village to raise a puppy! Adorable Fidelco pup “Alice” needed a little extra care as she began her journey. At 8 weeks old, Alice underwent surgery to…

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The Robinson Foundation

“We are so glad to be able to be a part of helping people live more independently. Fidelco is changing lives, and we’re very proud to support the mission,” says…

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Profound Appreciation for our Volunteers

Earlier this month I was in the Pup House with Fidelco staff and volunteers, watching ten 7-week-old puppies running riot over the socialization room. It’s filled with toys and distractions,…

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fidelco client steve smiling with his guide dog cricket sitting by his feet in front of his vintage car

Day of Giving – Wednesday, April 27th

Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation announces first “Day of Giving” to take place on International Guide Dog Day – Wednesday, April 27 BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (April 26, 2022) — Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation…

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gary sitting on a bus seat next to his black guide dog rueben who has his mouth open and tongue out

March 28th – Blinded Veterans Day

Blinded Veterans Day was established by Congress in 2010 to honor the efforts of the Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) to promote the establishment and improvement of rehabilitation services and benefits…

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ACVO National Service Animal Eye Exam

Spring is almost here and so is the time to schedule a free eye exam administered by a veterinary ophthalmologist! The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) is once again…

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henry sable gsd with mouth open sun hitting part of his face sitting on a deck

A Letter from our CEO

March 2022 I have a huge smile as I look at eighteen healthy, adorable new puppies and a few tears as I wave goodbye to the magnificent Fidelco guide dogs…

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Better Support through Veteran Outreach

Since its establishment as a guide dog breeding and training organization, Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation has been placing extraordinary guide dogs with veterans. These life-changing guide dog partnerships have provided greater independence, self-confidence and mobility. Clients include those sustaining vision loss from their service and veterans experiencing vision loss from other conditions.

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AKC Museum of the Dog Collaboration

Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation and the AKC Museum of the Dog have teamed up to showcase the German Shepherd Dog and how this special breed changes the lives of people who are blind.

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