Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides

Ride for Dog Guides (logo)

About the Ride for Dog Guides

Lions Foundation of Canada's Ride for Dog Guides is a national fundraising event specially catered to motorcyclists. Ride for Dog Guides was first started in 2009 by the Saltwater Retreads and the Enfield/Elmsdale Lions Club in Nova Scotia. The event has since grown and takes place in communities across the country with all proceeds supporting the seven Dog Guide programs at Lions Foundation of Canada.

Ride for Dog Guides

Why Ride for Dog Guides?

To help provide Dog Guides at no cost to the growing number of Canadians who need them.

  • To enjoy a scenic route from the training facility in Oakville ON, to the breeding facility in Breslau, ON.
  • Anyone who rides a motorcycle is welcome! Passengers can register too and raise funds for Dog Guides.
  • Everyone is a winner! The money you raise goes towards Dog Guides and you could earn an incentive prize.

Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides

Lions Foundation of Canada's mission is to assist Canadians with a medical or physical disability by providing them Dog Guides at no cost. To do this, the Foundation operates Dog Guides Canada, a preeminent national training school and charity that assists individuals with disabilities through specialized Dog Guide programs. These Dog Guides are provided at no cost to eligible Canadians from coast to coast despite costing $25,000 to train and place. The Foundation relies on donations from individuals, service clubs, foundations and corporations and does not receive any government funding.

Dog Guides Canada operates seven programs:

Learn more about the Dog Guide training programs.