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.

Hugh is seated in the grass, at the end of his leash. Near the camera lens, a hand, covered in a dog waste bag, is holding a white wild mushroom that was just plucked from the lawn.

Hugh's Day: Mushroom Season

June 15, 2021

An important reminder about the danger of wild mushrooms.

A close-up image of a freshly baked pizza resting before a computer screen showing a zoom call in progress with a full grid of participants.

First Virtual Pizza Party a Delicious Success

May 24, 2021

The Seeing Eye recently held a virtual pizza party.

In the first image, a guide dog handler and her guide dog are seen as they negotiate a metal detector in the security area. In the second image, an airline staff member holds one end of a white cane while a guide dog handler holds the other end in order to create social distance. The handler's dog walks beside him on leash.

Guide Dogs for the Blind and The Seeing Eye Create Video to Help Airlines and Airports Assist Travelers who are Blind and Visually Impaired

May 18, 2021

Two of North America’s leading guide dog schools, have joined forces to create a training video to help airline and airport employees better assist travelers who are visually impaired, with a special focus on how to address the social distancing guidelines during the pandemic.

Side by side images of Hugh as a 7-week-old puppy sitting on his raiser's lap, and a full year later, resting on the living room rug.

Hugh's Day: 1 Year Anniversary

May 4, 2021

It's a special day for Hugh!

Three Seeing Eye puppies in training are shown in front of The Seeing Eye's main building in Morris Twp, N.J. They are seated beneath a flag pole with the American flag flying overhead. (from L to R) A yellow Lab, black and tan German Shepherd, and golden retriever sit shoulder-to-shoulder, staring proudly into the distance. They are all wearing green Seeing Eye puppy bandanas.

Individuals Awaiting Seeing Eye® Dogs Quarantine in Morristown

April 12, 2021

To increase access to its vital services, The Seeing Eye has made arrangements for out-of-state individuals to quarantine in Morristown prior to beginning their training with a new Seeing Eye® dog.

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