The Seeing Eye Viewpoint

Raising, training and matching Seeing Eye® dogs is our labor of love. Read the blog to stay current on all of our latest and greatest.



 A chocolate Lab in a harness sits before an image of a world map with text: World Sight Day 2019.  $10.10. 10/10/19.

Monthly gifts = more confidence, mobility and independence.

October 10, 2019

It’s World Sight Day — a day when global attention is focused on blindness and vision impairment. To commemorate this day, The Seeing Eye has a challenge for our community of supporters — including you! Deepen your commitment to the people we serve by joining our monthly donor program

A golden retriever puppy wearing glasses with a caption that reads, “Did you know?”

Fun facts about Seeing Eye dogs.

October 1, 2019

I love when folks have questions about how a cute, fuzzy puppy becomes an expertly trained Seeing Eye® dog like me. After all, what we do — helping someone who is blind navigate the world with enhanced confidence, freedom, independence, and mobility — is pretty pawsome, if I say so myself!

An image of Carlos & Fenway, his Seeing Eye dog, facing the camera. Another of Fenway next to Carlos in Times Square.

Independence | Confidence | Freedom

September 13, 2019

Carlos was matched with his Seeing Eye dog, Fenway, the summer he left his home in Wisconsin to study economics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Three Seeing Eye dogs rest at their owners' feet while they listen to a presentation at The Seeing Eye.

One Big Seeing Eye Family

September 3, 2019

In honor of its 90th anniversary, The Seeing Eye recently invited graduates back to Morristown, N.J. for a weekend dedicated to the Seeing Eye family.

Headline: ”Explore the Stages.” A dog looking at a  table with books Stages 1 to 5 of the life of a Seeing Eye dog. Stage 5: Adoption (Retirement) is standing up.

Life of a Seeing Eye dog >> Stage 5

August 23, 2019

About a year ago, we began our series on The Seeing Eye Journey and shared with you all that goes into this labor of love — preparing an expertly trained Seeing Eye dog and matching him or her with a human partner.

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