Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind
4120 Rideau Valley Drive North
Manotick, ON K4M 1A3
(613) 692-7777 (Local)
(613) 692-0650 (Fax)

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-5:00 PM.
Number of staff: 24 (full-time and part-time)
Geographic area served: Canada.
Publications: Side by Side (biannual newsletter).


Jane Thornton, COO and Co-Founder

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Counseling
    • Offers post-class and routine follow-up with minimum of one visit per year.
  • Dog Guide Training
    • Provides dog guide training for approximately 30-40 visually impaired Canadians yearly, who attain greater mobility and a more independent lifestyle with the dog guide as their mobility aid.
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