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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…

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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…

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November 11th – Veterans Day

Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation offers sincere thanks to our veterans for your service to our country. On November 11, 1918, Armistice Day, the end of…

October 15th – White Cane Day

The white long cane is used by people who are blind or visually impaired to help detect obstacles, tripping hazards and other environmental details. Using…

Dedicated to Service and Community

Volunteer Puppy Raisers generously give their time, patience, and care to provide young pups with the socialization and essential skills that prepare them for the next phase of their guide dog journey. Puppy Raiser families open their homes and hearts to raise a puppy that will one day be a trusted guide dog partner for a person who is blind.

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.

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.

Jamie, Haddie & Family

“Just because I’m blind doesn’t mean I can’t do everything I want to do.” Fidelco client Jamie Larson lives by these words every day.

Fidelco Puppy Olympics

In September, we held the first-ever Fidelco Puppy Olympics at our headquarters in Bloomfield with our volunteer puppy raisers and the pups they are lovingly…