MEETING: The Hills Hotel
May
1
6:30 pm18:30

MEETING: The Hills Hotel

  • The Hills Hotel

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

 

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
May
18
1:00 pm13:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • Laguna Niguel Public Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.

CASINO NIGHT
Jun
2
7:00 pm19:00

CASINO NIGHT

Dana Point Yacht Club
24399 Dana Dr
Dana Point, CA 92629
June 2, 2017
7:00pm to 11:00pm

The 23rd Annual Guide Dog Puppy Travel Day
Jun
3
9:00 am09:00

The 23rd Annual Guide Dog Puppy Travel Day

  • 530 North Dale Avenue Anaheim, CA, 92801 United States

PLEASE JOIN L.A. SOUTHWEST GUIDE DOG RAISERS

FOR THE

TWENTY THIRD ANNUAL

GUIDE DOG PUPPY TRAVEL DAY

ALL MEET AT OLVERA STREET PLACITA (Little Plaza)

11:30 P.M. SATURDAY,  JUNE 3,  2017

 SOCIALIZE YOUR PUPS AS YOU WALK THROUGH HISTORIC OLVERA STREET

ENJOY LUNCH WITH RAISERS AND PUPS FROM ALL OVER

 GDB CFR RICK WILCOX WILL BE NOTING PUPPY PROGRESS        

PUPS 7 MONTHS AND UNDER NEED CFR APPROVAL

 QUESTIONS: PAT WHITEHEAD (310) 379-4233; pwhitehed@aol.com

NOTIFY PAT BY MONDAY, MAY 16: # of dogs and people from your group; home station name; train number and time leaving from your station; train number and time of return train.  If you are driving, please notify Pat of number of pups and people.   

 METROLINK will once again provide courtesy rides for Raisers/potential Raisers and families traveling with a GDB puppy in jacket.  METRORAIL tickets to be bought at the stations.

MEETING: Oak Grove Elementary School
Jun
5
6:30 pm18:30

MEETING: Oak Grove Elementary School

  • Oak Grove Elementary School

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

 

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Jun
15
1:00 pm13:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • Laguna Niguel Public Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.

MEETING: Laguna Niguel Community Center
Jul
3
6:30 pm18:30

MEETING: Laguna Niguel Community Center

  • Crown Valley Park

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. for this month only we will be meeting in front of the pool at the blue tented area at the Laguna Niguel Community Center. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

 

Club Outing:  Hollywood Bowl- Tony Bennett
Jul
15
3:30 pm15:30

Club Outing: Hollywood Bowl- Tony Bennett

  • Hollywood Bowl

We start off at the picnic area enjoying GDB friends, puppies and food. Afterwards we enjoy an evening with Tony Bennett. More information regarding purchasing tickets, parking etc. to follow.

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Jul
20
1:00 pm13:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • Laguna Niguel Public Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.

MEETING: Oak Grove Elementary School
Aug
7
6:30 pm18:30

MEETING: Oak Grove Elementary School

  • Oak Grove Elementary School

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

 

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Aug
17
1:00 pm13:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • Laguna Niguel Public Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.

MEETING: Oak Grove Elementary School
Sep
5
6:30 pm18:30

MEETING: Oak Grove Elementary School

  • Oak Grove Elementary School

Usually, we have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month but because of Labor Day we are meeting on Tuesday night. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room.The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

 

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Sep
21
1:00 pm13:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • Laguna Niguel Public Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.

MEETING: Oak Grove Elementary School
Oct
2
6:30 pm18:30

MEETING: Oak Grove Elementary School

  • Oak Grove Elementary School

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

 

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Oct
19
1:00 pm13:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • Laguna Niguel Public Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.

MEETING: Oak Grove Elementary School
Nov
6
6:30 pm18:30

MEETING: Oak Grove Elementary School

  • Oak Grove Elementary School

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room.The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

 

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Nov
16
1:00 pm13:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • Laguna Niguel Public Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.


EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Apr
20
1:00 pm13:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • Laguna Niguel Public Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.

MEETING: The Hills Hotel
Apr
3
6:30 pm18:30

MEETING: The Hills Hotel

  • The Hills Hotel

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

 
Puppy Truck comes to town!  Susan is getting her puppy!
Mar
25
11:30 am11:30

Puppy Truck comes to town! Susan is getting her puppy!

  • Westminster Police Department

 
Lots of puppies being delivered and pups going back to San Rafael for recall! In the rear parking lot of the Westminster Police Dept./Community Center;  8200 Westminster Blvd.  (turn south on Jackson Ave. off Westminster Blvd. to get to the rear parking lot)

Club Outing: Helping out with OC GUIDE DOG ALUMNI CHAPTER MEETING-
Mar
25
9:00 am09:00

Club Outing: Helping out with OC GUIDE DOG ALUMNI CHAPTER MEETING-

  • Braille Institute

 

Braille Institute Campus

527 North Dale Avenue, Anaheim

Time:  9:00 am to 12:00 PM

 

This month's chapter will be having  speaker Dr. Rebecca Kammer, Low Vision

Specialist, who is helping with RP Clinical Stem Cell Trials at UCLA &  UCI.

Braille Institute , Mind & Body Studio when you first walk into the breezeway.  It's the first classroom on the left.  The relieving area is past the bathrooms and go left to the 9 foot dirt  with a rail  on one side.

 

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Mar
16
1:00 pm13:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • Laguna Niguel Public Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.

MEETING: The Hills Hotel
Mar
6
6:30 pm18:30

MEETING: The Hills Hotel

  • The Hills Hotel

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

 

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Feb
16
1:00 am01:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • The Laguna Niguel Public Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.

MEETING: The Hills Hotel
Feb
6
6:30 pm18:30

MEETING: The Hills Hotel

  • The Hills Hotel

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

 

UCI Delta Gamma Philanthropy Awareness Booth
Jan
26
2:30 pm14:30

UCI Delta Gamma Philanthropy Awareness Booth

  • University of California Irvine

OC Coastal Puppy Raisers are happy to help this Sorority lend awareness to their main philanthropic cause, the support of those challenged with visual impairments and blindness.  Raisers and Puppies will be part of their booth at the Student Center grounds from 10-2:45.

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Jan
19
1:00 am01:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • The Laguna Niguel Public Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.

MEETING: The Hills Hotel
Jan
3
6:30 pm18:30

MEETING: The Hills Hotel

  • The Hills Hotel

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

Club Holiday Party
Dec
5
6:30 pm18:30

Club Holiday Party

  • The Vintage Steakhouse

Invites have gone out for this Special Annual Event for our raisers, puppy sitters and our Puppies-in-Training where we celebrate another year of success! Back again this year is the White Elephant game. Please bring a wrapped gift (under $20) if you would like to play.  You bring a gift and leave with a gift but everyone leaves with a smile!  Dinner & Dessert will be provided.  Alcohol available at your own expense!

O.C. Alumni Christmas Luncheon
Dec
3
10:00 am10:00

O.C. Alumni Christmas Luncheon

  • United Methodist Church

 This wonderful event is hosted by all the puppy clubs of Orange County. It is a chance were we can mingle with all the working guide dog teams living in our area.  Last year the puppy truck provided some entertainment by delivering about a dozen puppies!  It's always a good time.  

Nov
19
11:15 am11:15

Dogs of Downtown LongBeach

  • Beachwood BBQ & Brewery

Join us in downtown Long Beach to participate in a family-friendly fundraiser, open to the public community showcasing how dog friendly Long Beach is.  All well-behaved dogs on leash are allowed to come and join us, so let all your family and friends know!!  Beachwood BBQ & Brewing is brewing up a special beer again this year with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Guide Dogs for the Blind/Paws of Fame Los Angeles, woohoo!!

GDB will set up a booth with Keith Tonlinson doing Juno walks for anyone interested!  We'd love your support, so come on by and be part of the fun and help us raise money and build community awareness!!

The free event will include the following activities for you and your pups: Agility Course, Photo Booth, Treats, and live music as well.

Please be sure to rsvp with Vicky if you'd like to join us for lunch at 11:30 at Beachwood BBQ & Brewery!

 

 

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Nov
17
1:00 pm13:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • Laguna Niguel Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.

MEETINGS: The Hills Hotel
Nov
7
6:30 pm18:30

MEETINGS: The Hills Hotel

  • THE HILLS HOTEL

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

YUMA FUN DAY
Oct
22
9:00 am09:00

YUMA FUN DAY

Yuma Fun Day...Viva La Fiesta! 
Come join the fiesta on the Colorado River with raisers from California and Arizona.
 
When: Saturday October 22nd, 2016
Where:  Yuma, AZ 85364

ll preregistered dogs will receive an “awesome” goodie bag!
·          Explore the Historic Crossing Park’s surfaces, distractions, vet check, small animal interactions, photo booth, and games with knowledgeable coaches to offer advice.
·         Teams that complete all stations will be eligible for a special prize.  
·         Presentation and Q and A sessions with  Specials GDB guest.

Please email Jeanne or Vicky for registration and address

 

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Oct
20
1:00 pm13:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • Laguna Niguel Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.

MEETINGS: The Hills Hotel
Oct
3
6:30 pm18:30

MEETINGS: The Hills Hotel

  • THE HILLS HOTEL

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend. This month we celebrate Tempest & Glitter and all they've accomplished in our Club.  

Oct
1
8:00 am08:00

OC Bus Service Animal Training Day

  • Anaheim Regional Transportation Center

   OCBUS

  SERVICE ANIMAL TRAINING DAY

You Are Invited!

You, your friends, and family are all invited to OCBUS Service Animal Training Day!  It’s an opportunity to add the experience of riding an OCBUScoach to the development of your Therapy Animal or Service Animal. Be a part of the action including the sights and sounds of Downtown Disney District® and the Anaheim Garden Walk®.

 Trainers and Animals will enjoy an introduction to OCBUS guidelines and an opportunity to familiarize your partner with a public transit bus. The Animals will have an opportunity to immerse themselves in the sights, smells, and feel of a typical OCBUS coach.

All Service Animals are welcome!

We will be providing coffee, bottled water, and light snacks at Check-In.

 Things to Do:

 Transit Bus Familiarization Tour: See an actual transit bus up close. Give your partner a chance to step onto and off of a transit bus without the hustle and bustle of regular service.

Public Transit Ride Guide: We will answer questions about accommodation of a Service or Therapy Animals in the public transit system.

Real Ride Roundabout: Give you and your partner a chance to ride the bus. We will be providing transit buses running on a practice route every 20 minutes from 8:00 am to 12:40 pm. The route is designed to give the two of you some real world experiencegetting on and off the bus. Buses will stop at OCBUS bus stops in designated areas along the route. You can visit places like Downtown Disney District® and the Anaheim Garden Walk®   confident we will be there when you’re ready to return (last bus picks up from the Disney drop off at 1:20 pm).

Get your official OCBUS “Mobility Trainer” ID card(See below for details).

When and Where?

Training Day:    Saturday, October 1, 2016

                           8:00am-1:00pm

Location:            Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center

                            2626 East Katella Avenue

                            Anaheim, California, 92806   

CHECK-IN:  Starts at 7:30am. Check-in near Bus Dock 1 to get your official OCBUS Service Animal Transit Training patch!  Then, enjoy FREE and unlimited practice getting on and off an OCBUS coach. Ride a special route designated for Service Animal training. Roundtrips depart every 20 minutes. Ride as many times as you like.

CHECK-OUT:  No check out is required.  Please remember the last bus returns from the Disney drop off at 1:20 pm. All Participants should be at the drop off area no later than 1:10 pm.

OCBUS Mobility Trainer ID

Optional:  Applications for the OCBUS Bus Mobility Trainer card will be collected on-site and processed for you - See Attachment.  This is a photo IDavailable for riding OCBUS fixed-route system free of charge, while training aTherapy or Service Animal. The Mobility Trainer ID is $4.00 to you with a properly documented application. 

Program Leaders must fill-out and sign the application under Section 1, andTrainers applying for the card under Section 2.  Once the application is processed, an approval letter will be mailed to Trainers for obtaining the $4.00 photo ID card at:

OCTA Store 550 S. Main St., Orange, CA 92868

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5:30pm

Coordinator:    Olivia Salters

Operations Instructor, Operations Training

Orange County Transportation Authority

Voice: (714) 265-4326 Fax: (714) 265-4439

 email: osalters@OCBus.net

OUTING: LAGUNA NIGUEL SKATE PARK
Sep
17
10:00 am10:00

OUTING: LAGUNA NIGUEL SKATE PARK

  • laguna niguel skatepark

We will be working on distractions such as skate board, bikes and lots of kids. We will meet at the bleachers on the left side of the skate park.

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS
Sep
15
1:00 pm13:00

EXTRA TRAINING CLASS & INTERESTED PUPPY RAISERS OR SITTERS

  • Laguna Niguel Library

This is an extra training class for puppy raisers and sitter. We work on individual problems and new training. Also it's a time for interested puppy raisers or puppy sitters to come visit our club. Please join us! We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month for this extra class.