Fall 2020

Teamwork: Marién Hornyak and “Keela”

By Melanie | May 3, 2022

Marién Hornyak warmly greets customers at her business, The Kitchenette. The Kitchenette is a vibrant shop located among the galleries, restaurants, and stores of downtown Frederick, Maryland. The cheerful storefront…

Client Stories: Snapshots

By Melanie | May 3, 2022

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…

A Volunteer Story: Adele and Ed Banas

By Melanie | May 3, 2022

Volunteer Puppy Raisers play a vital role in the development of Fidelco guide dogs. Puppy Raisers welcome 8-week-old puppies into their homes and spend over a year providing loving care,…

alice eating from a syringe in a special wooden chair

Pupdate: Alice!

By Melanie | May 2, 2022

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…

The Robinson Foundation

By Melanie | May 2, 2022

“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…

Profound Appreciation for our Volunteers

By Melanie | May 1, 2022

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,…

Fidelco Favorites: Dog Treats

By Melanie | April 28, 2022

Let’s get baking! Here are some of Fidelco’s favorite dog treats you can make at home for your pups. Love Me More Dog Treats Dough 2 cups of whole wheat…

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

By Melanie | April 26, 2022

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…

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

By Melanie | March 23, 2022

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

By Melanie | March 22, 2022

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…