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Walk for Dog Guides

What is the Walk For Dog Guides
The Walk for Dog Guides is a national fundraising walk held in more than 230 communities across Canada. It raises funds to help train Dog Guides for Canadians with disabilities. Each Walk is organized by local volunteers with support from Lions Foundation of Canada. To date, the Walk has raised more than $14 million! The National Walk date next year is Sunday, May 28th 2017, however some communities host on alternate dates.

For more information or to find the Walk closest you, please visit

Why walk for Dog Guides??
  • To help provide Dog Guides at no cost to the growing number of Canadians who need them.
  • To enjoy a fun day out in your community. Walk with your friends, family and co-workers. The event is pet friendly but you don’t need a dog to participate.
  • Everyone is welcome – all ages and abilities – and you are not required to complete the route to participate.
  • Everyone is a winner! 100% of the funds you raise goes towards the training and placement of Dog Guides for Canadians with disabilities.

  • With the generous support of sponsors, both at the national and local level, 100% of the funds raised go directly towards the Dog Guide programs and ensure that the Walk for Dog Guides fulfills its mission to change lives.

    Merilyn Lethbridge
    Manager, Purina® Walk For Dog Guides

    Ext. 231