About Us



About Guide Dogs of the Desert

Discover more about who we are, and what we do!

Board of Directors

Meet our Board of Directors – Executives and Community Influencers that drive success at Guide Dogs of the Desert

Richard Klapp - Board Member Guide Dogs of the Desert
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Our Mission

Guide Dogs of the Desert provides mobility, companionship and independence for the blind with custom trained guide dogs at NO COST to the clients we serve…(read more)


Find our more about the GDD facilities, including our Administrative Offices, on-site Dormatory for students, the Frank M. and Gertrude R. Doyle Foundation Wellness Center, Santulli Auditorium and more!

Guide Dogs Campus
Guide Dogs Location

Contacts and Locations

Find our how to get in touch with us – and how to get to the Guide Dogs of the Desert Campus

GDD History

Guide Dogs of the Desert was founded in 1972 with the goal to provide quality guide dogs to the blind and the multi-handicapped blind. See how far we have come with your help!

Guide Dogs History

Paul Crish

Shay Elenberg

Jacob Harris

Madeleine Harris

Thank You to Our Partners & Sponsors

Berger Foundation
The Auen Foundation

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