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4 guide dogs (three black and one yellow) in harnesses at the feet of their handlers.

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.

Tour the CNIB Canine Campus

Tour the CNIB Canine Campus

Thank you for supporting CNIB Guide Dogs! Join us on this tour of the Canine Campus: a state-of-the-art facility training amazing dogs to do incredible work in communities across the country.

Your gift is helping raise, train and match guide dogs, as well as supporting vital programs and powerful advocacy work to change what it is to be blind right here in Canada.

You're making the future bright.
CNIB Guide Dog Yellow Lab.

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.
A small group of guide dog handlers and their guide dogs

Guide Dog Handler Teleconferences

Find out about the monthly teleconferences that are held for guide dog handlers across the country.
CNIB Guide Dog wearing yellow vest

Guide Dog Legislation

Get informed about Canadian legislation pertaining to guide dogs.
A yellow Lab guide dog wearing a harness.

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.

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A Black Lab wearing a yellow vest.

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.
A yellow guide dog in a black harness.

Travelling with a Guide Dog

Everything you need to know about travelling with a guide dog.