American Council of the Blind

Western New York Chapter

September is National Guide Dog Month! In observance of National Guide Dog Month, members and friends of the American Council of the Blind of WNY (ACBWNY) ARE PARTNERING WITH local guide dog users for a walk Down Delaware Avenue between Hertel Avenue and Amherst Street on Saturday September 17 from10:00am until noon.

What My Guide Dog Means To Me (By a graduate of the Guide Dog Foundation)

  • Being light on my feet
  • Steadfastness
  • Confidence
  • Mobility
  • Safety
  • Affection
  • Responsibility
  • Devotion
  • A Bond like no other
  • Traveling with ease
  • Good listener
  • A fit like hand in glove

Guide Dog Schools in the US

  • Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc. Bloomfield, CT 06002 Home Training Only
  • Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind Cassville, NY 13318
  • Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc. Smithtown, NY 11787-2976
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. San Rafael, CA 94915-1200
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. Boring, OR 97009
  • Guide Dogs of America Sylmar, CA 91342
  • Guide Dogs of Texas San Antonio, TX 78216
  • Guide Dogs of the Desert, Inc. Palm Springs, CA 92263
  • Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Inc. Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
  • Independence Guide Dogs
  • Leader Dogs for the Blind, Inc. Rochester, MI 48307-3115
  • Pilot Dogs Inc. Columbus, OH 43215-4496
  • The Seeing Eye, Inc. Morristown, NJ 07963-0375
  • Southeastern Guide Dog Foundation Palmetto,