Andre Cuesta, who became blind three years ago due to injuries, attends an annual event organized by Alaska Airlines for the visually impaired and their guide dogs to climb aboard a 737 Boeing aircraft for a mock flight demonstration. Andre's guide dog, Thoreau, was raised in our group!
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Puppy Olympics at one of our meetings!
Puppy Olympics "medal winners"!
Fremont Sunday Market outing
Camping with the pup
Sharing our pups with the kids at Camp Promise
Outing to Camp Promise
Pike Place Market outing
A bunch of us at one of our meetings
Ice Cream Ferry outing on Lake Union!
Skykomish River party!
Experience Music outing
Alaska Airlines flight training center outing
Historical Metro Bus outing to downtown Seattle
One of our star puppy raisers
Seahawks Fans--and excellent puppy sitters!
Vashon Island Strawberry Festival
Raiser Appreciation Party!
Impressive statistics on puppy raising
Riding the SLUT (South Lake Union Trolley)
Navigating airport security with ease
REI outing--downtown Seattle
Soccer game sidelines....
Introducing pups to Campfire Camp kids
Bringing people together...
Tubing and puppy kisses
Informational booth at a school fair
Talking to kids about guide dogs...
Go Mariners! Outing to a game
Strawberry Festival parade participants
Scavenger hunt at University Village in Seattle
University of Washington outing
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PATTI STOWELL WEISS
Patti passed away on August 29, 2014
We will miss her enthusiasm, spunk, and positive attitude. She was a beautiful person who has left behind many wonderful memories and warm thoughts.
Watch this moving video created by former puppy raiser, Erika Takeuchi, honoring Guide Puppies of Seattle raiser Joseph Skillings.
Nov 20, 1947 - Dec 2, 2010
Dan passed away suddenly on while vacationing in Aruba with his wife, Sally Avenson. Dan and his family raised 4 dogs for Guide Dogs for the Blind. He is remembered, loved and celebrated by not only his family & friends, but also by his puppy raising group, Guide Puppies of Seattle, for his contribution and consistently upbeat positive attitude and support.
IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING
Puppy raiser, Sam Bridgman, was diagnosed in 2006 at the age of 15 with Friedreich’s Ataxia, a rare genetic, neuro-degenerative, multi-system, life-shortening disorder which afflicts about one in 50,000 people.
To make a donation to help fund Friedreich's Ataxia research, click here.
Check out Sam's video!
Oct 25, 1953 -- June 16, 2010
To read a special note from Ellen's husband, John:
It's NOT "just about the puppies", click here.
Ezra Sherman passed away February 5, 2009, from AML Leukemia. 10-year-old Ezra's family raised puppies with Guide Puppies of Seattle. Read Ezra's Blog
In memory of Ezra, a Pink Dogwood tree was donated by Seattle area puppy raisers and planted on the Guide Dog Campus in Oregon. The tree was later replaced with a flowering crabapple.