Information 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.
Guide Dog Handler Advocacy Resources
At CNIB Guide Dogs, we offer support for guide dog handlers across Canada, regardless of where their guide dog was trained. Through education and awareness, we are committed to ensuring social attitudes shift to universal acceptance and appreciation for guide dogs. We have many advocacy resources available, including a Guide Dog Handler Advocacy Toolkit and CNIB’s standard advocacy letter.
Guide Dog Handlers Chat Group
Our biweekly Guide Dog Handlers Chat Group is a safe and supportive virtual place for guide dog handlers from across the country to get together and chat, share the joys and challenges of being a guide dog handler as well as tips to keep our guide dogs happy and engaged.
Guide Dog Legislation
Get informed about Canadian legislation pertaining to guide dogs.
Guide Dog Programs in Canada
CNIB Guide Dogs recommends keeping your options open by applying to multiple guide dog programs. Here’s a list of other programs in Canada for your consideration.
Third level terms
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.
Travelling with a Guide Dog
Everything you need to know about travelling with a guide dog.