The Re-Launch of OCGDA.com

It feels like it’s been months since I wrote a blog post…wait a second it has been almost two months since I wrote my last post about the Shelter Me DVD at Redbox. Linda wrote the last published post on her Guide Dog Story. I must say stuff happens that sometimes gets in the way […]

Guide Dog Puppy Raising 201

Hmmm…so is this really Advanced Guide Dog Puppy Raising? Well…no not really, but we did learn a few new and important things about raising our guide dog pups from our good friends Tony and Sam. Last week Tony and his guide dog, Sam visited our monthly Orange County Guide Dogs of America monthly meeting. We […]

Does My Pup Want To Grow Up To Be Guide Dog?

We started off as guide dog puppy raisers because we wanted to change the world! Well, not really. We knew we weren’t going to change the world, but we did know that we could change the world for one visually impaired person. When I first decided to become a puppy raiser the formula seemed simple: […]

Can Puppy Raisers Take A Vacation?

It’s been about a month since I dropped off Apache at Guide Dog College and I decided to take a little puppy raiser vacation…or so I thought. A couple days after drop off I found myself puppy sitting little 8 week old Toby for 2 weeks. Toby was recently re-homed and is happily living with […]

Apache’s Journey To Guide Dog College

Apache here to talk about my journey to guide dog college. I’m going to try and keep it short and sweet with some of the basic information. If you want a more wordy description then just ask my Dad (he likes to talk) to shoot you an email or let him know about any guide […]