CNIB Guide Dogs
At CNIB, we believe that everyone who would like to have a guide dog should have that opportunity. That's why we're proud to launch CNIB Guide Dogs, a new program to raise and train guide dogs exclusively for people with sight loss.
About CNIB Guide Dogs
We believe everyone who would like to have a guide dog should have that opportunity. At CNIB Guide Dogs, we raise, train and match dogs with Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. We also raise our voices to ensure people with sight loss have opportunities to live, work and play without barriers.
Applying for a CNIB Guide Dog
Learn more about the CNIB Guide Dog application process and apply today!
Guide Dog Legislation
Get informed about Canadian legislation pertaining to guide dogs.
Learn what goes into raising a future guide dog and apply to be a Puppy Raiser!
Guide Dog Assistance Fund
Find out about financial assistance for extraordinary veterinary expenses. This fund is available to guide dog handlers from any guide dog school.
Support CNIB Guide Dogs
Support a future guide dog that will help give freedom and independence to a person with sight loss.
Guide Dog Gazette
This is where you'll learn how CNIB Guide Dogs is transforming the lives of Canadians with sight loss. Funded by charitable donations and enabled by the selfless contributions of volunteers, our innovative programs and powerful advocacy are changing what it is to be blind for guide dog handlers across Canada.
CNIB Guide Dogs – Class of 2019
After extensive training, CNIB Guide Dogs is proud to announce the class of 2019. Twenty-five partnerships across Canada graduated on November 22, 2019. Graduation ceremonies were held in St. John's, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver.
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Become a Guide Dog Champion
Guide dogs and their handlers are allowed access to any premises to which the public would normally have access. It’s the law. Show your support for guide dog teams in your community and become a Guide Dog Champion!
Find out more on how guide dogs train, how to behave around a guide dog and how guide dogs are different from pet dogs.
For Guide Dog Handlers
Get information on Canadian legislation relating to guide dogs, tools on advocating for your rights and information on our Guide Dog Assistance Program.
A collection of stories about CNIB Guide Dogs making a difference out in the community!