Help Us Change Lives
Join the Powerful Paws Club!
Become a member of the Powerful Paws Club! Your Monthly Donation helps us complete our mission, and we'll send you exclusive GDD merchandise to say thanks!
Become a Puppy Raiser!
They are furry, cute - and need your help to become a Guide Dog of the Future!
Volunteer to become a GDD Puppy Raiser
Help Us Change Lives
Providing Freedom for the Blind
Help us accomplish out mission by contributing to GDD
Powerful Paws Club
Become a member of the Powerful Paws Club!
Your Monthly Donation helps us complete our mission!
Find you how you can Volunteer to be a Puppy Raiser, attend an event, or join our Powerful Paws Club!
Volunteer hours served in 2020
Guide Dog Teams since 1972
Of our puppies are born in-house
Apply for a Guide Dog
Find out more about the requirements, application and training Process required to become a member of a Guide Dog Team
How You Can Help
Help raise and socialize the next generation of Guide Dogs by fostering a (really cute) GDD Puppy!
Give some of your time to help further the mission at the GDD Campus or in the Community
Estate Planning, the Powerful Paws Club, or a one-time donation can help give independence to GDD students or Alumni
Shop for a great cause! Order exclusive GDD Masks, T-Shirts and Hoodies, and support Guide Dogs of the Desert!
Guide Dogs of the Desert provides mobility, companionship and independence for the blind with custom-trained Guide Dogs
Guide Dogs are Provided Free
All of our Guide Dogs are provided free to our students. Their extensive training is funded by your generous donations and volunteer efforts
Training for Recipients
Our dogs are highly-trained – and so are our students! Once a student is matched with a Guide Dog, they attend a 28 day training course where they learn all aspects of living and working with their new Guide Dog
Find Us on Social Media
Learn more about GDD, watch exclusive training tip-videos from our expert Guide Dog Trainers, and be part of fun online events when you follow us on Social Media!
Guide Dogs of the Desert was featured on a recent episode of Desert Gems, presented by the
Find out more about what we do at GDD, the importance of Volunteer Puppy Raisers to our mission – and how we all change lives together!