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2020 Guide Dog Bus Training

2020 Bus Training

Guide Dog Puppy Bus Training – January, 2020


Guide Dog Metrolink Training

Metrolink to Union Station

Train/Public Transportation Training for the latest GDD Puppy Class! June 2019

Guide Dog Puppy Jamboree

2019 Puppy Jamboree

The 2019 Guide Dog Puppy Jamboree! May 2019

Guide Dog The Living Desert

The Living Desert

What does a Guide Dog do when it sees a Camel for the first time? We found out at The Living Desert! February 2019

Guide Dogs March AFB

March Field Air Museum

The pup-goggles are on – but there are no Dog-Fights here! The Trainees head to March Field Air Museum. January 2019


2018 Santa Paws

Santa Paws

Our Annual Santa Paws 5k Walk/Run! December 2018

2018 GDD Christmas Party

Christmas Party

Out Guide Dogs of the Desert Holiday Celebration! December 2018

GDD Movie Day 2018

Movie Day!

Guide Dog Training, and some Entertainment! November 2018

2018 Howl-O-Ween


Costumes, fun – and Trick-or-Treat for the Dogs! October 2018

2018 Guide Dog Bus Training

Bus/Transportation Training

Our latest group of Trainees learn how to navigate Busses and Trains! October 2018

2018 Guide Dogs Oak Glen

Oak Glen

The Guide Dog Trainess take a minute to stop and smell the flowers…literally! September 2018

2018 Guide Dogs Coaster Trip

Coaster Trip

No – not a Roller Coaster! The Trainees get some experience commuting to work. July 2018

2018 Guide Dog Pool Training

Puppies and Pizza Pool Training

The dogs go for a swim…but only the humans get the Pizza! July 2018

2018 The Amazing Race

The Amazing Race!

It’s time for the Trainess to shop ’til they drop at the Premium Outlets! June 2018

2018 Guide Dogs Feb Graduation

February Graduation

Another successful GDD class! Our Graduates and their new guides are ready to go out into the world. February 2018


2017 Wine Down Wednesday

Wine Down Wednesday

Only the people for the Vino – but everyone had a great time for a good cause! June 2017

2017 May GDD Graduation

May Graduation

Our May class of Graduates is ready to experience the freedom of a Guide Dog. May 2017

2017 April GDD Graduation

April Graduation

Our GDD Graduating Class in April – excited for new adventures with their Guide Dog teammate! April 2017

2017 February GDD Graduation

February Graduation

More new Guide Dog Teams! Our February class of GDD Graduates – ready to take on a new chapter in life with their partners! February 2017

Previous Photo Galleries


Yucaipa Christmas Parade – 2016

Puppy Raiser Christmas Party – 2016

Veteran’s Day Parade – 2016

Puppy Raiser Halloween Party – 2016

October Graduation Slide Show – 2016

October Graduation Presentation – 2016

OCTA Puppy Raiser Training – 10-1-16

The Amazing Race – 7-16-16

June Graduation Photos – 2016

June Graduation Presentation – 2016

Guide Pup Jamboree – 2016

April 2016 Graduation Photos

April 2016 Graduation Presentation

Pinot for Paws wine and art event- 2016

April Obedience Class – 2016

OTC Puppy Raiser Outing – April, 2016

Free Cone Day at Ben and Jerry’s – 2016

Dog Day Afternoon at SmokeTree – 2016

January 30 Graduation – photos – 2016

January Graduation Presentation – 2016


Santa Paws 5k Run/Walk-2015

Paws for Independence Dinner Event – 2015

Puppy Raiser’s Christmas Party – 2015

Veteran’s Day Parade – 2015

Heroes Strut – 2015

Puppy Raiser Halloween Party Photos

Eventful days for our October 2015 Grads.

October 2015 Graduation at the Guide Dogs campus

October Graduation Presentation- 2015

OCTA Puppy Raiser Outing – October 2015

September Graduation Presentation – 2015

September Graduation, Dog Day and Training Photos – 2015

Aquarium of the Pacific Puppy Training – 2015

May 17 Graduating Slide Show-YouTube

May Gradution Presentation and video

Honor Goes to Guide Pup Jamboree

Guide Pup Jamboree – 2015

OCTA Puppy Training Day- April 11, 2015

Free Cone Day at Ben and Jerry’s at the River

Dog Day Afternoon – 2015

Puppy Training Day – P.S. Windmill

February 2015 Graduation Photos

Congrats to our February 2015 Graduates – slide show!


Santa Paws! – 2014

Coachella Valley Spotlight Grant

Training Day – December 2014

Training Day at Cabazon – 2014

Christmas Party and Training – 2014

Yucaipa Christmas Parade, 2014

December Graduation, 2014

Paws for Independence Dinner Event – 2014

 Training Days – November, 2014

More Heroes Strut Photos, November 15, 2104

Heroes Strut Photos, November 15, 2104

Veteran’s Parade, November, 2014

Puppy Training Day! November, 2014

Pictures at the Palm Springs Air Museum – October Graduation

OCTOBER GRADUATION Slide show – 2014

Dog Day! October Graduating Class 2014

Training Day – July, 2014

Puppy Pass-Out Day- July, 2014

GDD Puppy Raisers Amazing Race Photos – 2014

Our June Puppies – 2014

Guide Dogs of the Desert May Graduation

Guide Pup Jamboree!

Pinot for Paws Event

Guide Dogs of the Desert’s April Graduation in the news at KMIR

Photos from the April 2014 Graduation at Guide Dogs of the Desert

Guide Dogs of the Desert April 2014 Graduation

A Day out with the Trainers

Ben & Jerry’s – Free Cone Day – April, 2014


Puppy Raiser Christmas Party – December, 2013

Yucaipa Christmas Parade – December, 2013

7th Annual Heroes Brunch – 2013

Guide Dogs of the Desert November Graduation- 2013

In For Training – 11-9-13

Dog Day – Mark, Petra and Susan meet their dogs – 11-5-13

Dog Day – Luisa and Jairo from Brazil meet their dogs – 10-29-13

 Orange County Transit authority training day.

Guide Dogs of the Desert October 2013 Graduation – Canyon, Sires, Derek and Sidney (1 of 2)

Guide Dogs of the Desert October 2013 Graduation – Bethers, Blake, Simba, Biscuit (2 of 2)

Guide Dogs of the Desert 2013 Puppy Raiser Halloween Party

Verizon Community Volunteer Day at Guide Dogs of the Desert 10-9-2013

Dog Day – Phil, Cynthia and Sarah meet their guide dogs! 10-7-2013

Dog Day – Elvia, Sally, Betty and Sherrie meet their guide dogs! – 10-1-2013

Banning Fire Museum – September, 2013

Stagecoach Banning Parade – September, 2013

Puppies and Pizza Obedience Training – August 2013

Big Bear Air Fair – August, 2013

Thank you Dodie Cross for the great article in the Desert Sun – 8/16/13

Puppy Raisers in Lake Arrowhead -July 13, 2013

Puppy Hand Out Day – July 12, 2013

Puppy Hand Out Day – June 28, 2013

Guide Dogs of the Desert puppies-in-training and raisers ride the Metrolink

Guide Dog Pup Jamboree Photos – May 18, 2013

Photos of Guide Dogs of the Desert’s May 19, 2013 Graduation

May 19, 2013 Graduation – Pt. 1 – Congratulations to Brendan and Abe,  Ann and BeeGee, Tom and Bella and Kim and Buddy

May 19, 2013 Graduation – Pt. 2 – Congratulations to Jenna and Dee, Charles and Jedi and Noemi and Weeko

Puppy Handout Day – May-10-13

Calimesa Golf Tournament – 2013

Dog Day for our May 19, 2013 graduating class

April Graduation – 2013

Troy P. Dunne Memorial Poker Ride

Guide Dogs of the Desert April 2013, Graduation

Guide Dogs of the Desert and Custom Canines April 2013 Graduation

A Day of Training March, 2013

War Dog Memorial-February 16, 2013

Graduation-February 10, 2013

Puppy Handout Day-February 8, 2013

Guide Dogs of the Desert, February 10, 2013 GRADUATION!
Congratulations to Sarah and RJ, Dena and Sam and Susan and Cameron!

Marines and Sailors of Mag 39 Community Relations Project

Our clients meet their guide dogs! 1-22-13

Santa Paws 5k Walk

Guide Dogs of the Desert and Lobsterfest

Guide Dogs of the Desert Holiday Party 2012

Betty White is honored by Guide Dogs of the Desert 12-1-2012

A fun time at the Puppy Hugging Booth at Heroes Brunch 12-1-2012

Puppy Handout Day

A Day of Formal Training
Palm Springs Aerial Tram and Tree Lighting

ALL VETERANS November 18, 2012 Graduation

Palm Springs Veteran’s Day Parade

November In-for-training luncheon

Guide Dogs of the Desert puppies in training visit Ontario airport

October Day of Formal Training

HOWLeen Party with GDD pups and their raisers 2012

Our October 7, 2012 Graduation – part one

Our October, 2012 Graduation – part two

Clients meet their new Guide Dogs! – 10-24-12

Milauskas Eye Institute Golf Tournament 10-7-2012

GDD graduation 10-7-2012

GDD clients meet their guide dogs! September 25, 2012

August In-for-Training

August Day with the trainers – 2012

May 2012 in for training and August puppy hand out

Oceanside Coaster Trip

Santa Barbara Puppy Outing

Guide Pup Jamboree – June, 23, 2012

Puppy Pass Out Day – May 4, 2012

Guide Dogs of the Desert visits the War Dog Memorial at March Airforce Base

Guide Dogs of the Desert Veteran’s Movie

Graduation April 29, 2012 – Alicia and Adrian; CeCe and Leazy; Ann and Mango;
Haya and Pammy; Dorris and Reta; Sharon and Tara

Guide Dogs of the Desert April 2012 Graduation – second slide show

Guide Dogs of the Desert April 2012 Graduation – first slide show

Guide Dogs of the Desert visits the Living Desert

Children’s Fair-Camp Pendleton – April 2012

Sharon Coverstone meets Tara and Alicia Auger meets Adrian! Congratulations on joining our class!

Dog Day – Ann meets Mango; Susan meets Dolce; Haya meets Pammy and CeCe meets Leazy!

March 2012 Puppy Hand out!

A Day of Training

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon 3-3-2012

Guide Dogs of the Desert Canine Wellness Center Grand Opening.

Dogs in for training 2-25-2012

Feb 2012 Obedience Training Vol 2

Obedience Training 2012

USS Midway Puppy Outing

Guide Dogs of the Desert December 18 graduation slide show – Congrats to our Graduates!

Paul Crish

Shay Elenberg

Jacob Harris

Madeleine Harris

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