Ibiza

Female Yellow Cross

Transferred to PWAP in January 2016

December 29, 2014

Medford/Revlon


Raisers: Erin & Pete

Ibiza was Erin's 9th & Pete's 2nd puppy.


Placed by GDB; living in Colorado


Cashmere

Female Black Lab

Transferred from PWAP in September 2014

March 2, 2014

Toby/Bethany


Raiser: Nick

Cashemere was Nick's 2nd puppy.


Adopted by 2nd raiser; living in CA


Amici

Male Black Lab


November 8, 2009

Cabby/Robin


Raisers: Lara, Sally, & Sergio

Amici was their 1st puppy.


Placed by raisers, living in Fresno

Schroeder

Male Yellow Lab


January 21, 2011

Nevin/Trella


Raisers: Emily & Meghan

Schroeder was Emily's 4th & Meghan's 1st puppy.


Adopted by Emily, Living in Fresno

Terrence

Male Black Lab

Transferred from PWAP in May 2012

September 16, 2011

Flamenco/Athenia


Raisers: Cassie, Josh, Erin, & Michelle

Terrence was their 1st puppy


Placed in Search & Rescue by GDB

Pioneer

Male Black Lab


April 8, 2013

Shawn/Noleta


Raisers: Jillian & Shirin

Pioneer was their 1st puppy. 


Placed by GDB

Career Changed

Vector

Male Black Lab


May 2, 2015

Lucio/Romance


Raisers: Kari (Dinuba FFA)

Vector was Kari's 1st puppy.


Adopted by Kari; living in Dinuba


Career Changed March 2015

Career Changed September 2014

Career Changed June 2010

Career Changed August 2013

Starter Raiser: Candie
Raquel was her 32nd puppy.

Rockford

Male Yellow Lab


August 21, 2009

Samuel/Sarita


Raisers: Olivia, Allyson, & Hannah

Rockford was their 1st puppy.


Adopted by raisers, living in Fresno

Returned October 2015; Career Changed Jan. 2016 (Phase 7)

Career Changed August 2011

Returned for Breeder Evals, 2014; Career Changed Sept. 2014 (phase 5)

Returned Mar. 15, 2013; Career Changed Mar. 2013

Career Changed November 2011 (medical)

Returned June 22, 2013; Career Changed July 2013 (phase 2)

Returned Feb. 2015; Career Changed Apr. 2015 (phase 4)

Darrell

Male Yellow Cross

Transferred from PWAP in October 2012

March 8, 2012

Simon/Tess


Raisers: Manda & Tanell

Darrell was their 1st puppy


Placed by his 2nd raisers

Fienna

Female Black Lab


March 10, 2012

Joplin/Hestia


Raisers: Josh, Cassie, Erin, & Michelle

Fienna was their 2nd puppy.


Adopted by raisers, living in Fresno

Returned Feb. 25,  2012; Career Changed May 2012 (Breeder Evals)

Dulcie

Female Golden Retriever


March 14, 2013

Amici/Garcelle


Raisers: Mary & Brenna

Dulcie was Mary's 17th & Brenna's 11th puppy.


Adopted by Mary; living in Fresno

Career Changed in Formal Training

Career Changed October 2010

Returned June 2016; Career Changed July 2016 (phase 5)

Filly

Female Black Lab


March 7, 2014

Andreas/Cheryl


Raisers: Emily & Meghan

Waffle was Emily's 11th & Meghan's 8th puppy. 


Adopted by Meghan; living in Fresno 


Nelson

Male Golden Retriever


September 30, 2004

Lamont/Gaya


Raiser: Mary & Brenna

Nelson was Mary's 7th & Brenna's 1st puppy

Placed as pet by Raiser, Living in Fresno



Gia

Female Yellow Cross


January 13, 2013

Picasso/Toffee


Raisers: Emily & Meghan

Gia was Emily's 8th & Meghan's 5th puppy.


Placed as a K9 Buddy

Finch

Male Yellow Cross


February 21, 2008

Simon/Loma


Career Changed

Placed by GDB

Vance

Male Black Lab


January 22, 2007

Norbert/Dijon


Career Changed

Placed by GDB; living in CA


Raisers: Dottie & Mike

Vance was their 1st Puppy

Harlene

Female Yellow Lab


December 30, 2006

Cubby/Lavender


Career Changed 

Placed as a Pet by GDB

Barnabus

Male Black Lab


December 12, 2005

Astro/Isabel


Career Changed

Placed as a Pet by GDB

Brandy

Female Yellow Lab


December 15, 2004

GEB's Niles/Portland


Career Changed

Adopted by her Raiser


Twig

Female Yellow Lab


Career Changed

Adopted by her 2nd Raisers

Mario

Male Yellow Lab


September 21, 2004

Faust/Janina


Career Changed

Placed as a Pet by GDB


Raisers: Nancy & Alyssa

Mario was their 1st Puppy

Mahoney

Male Yellow Lab


September 21, 2004

Faust/Janina


Career Changed

Placed as a Pet by GDB

Kala

Female Black Lab


June 15, 2003

Kraft/Brenda


Career Changed

Placed as a Pet by GDB

Niguel

Male Yellow Cross


October 18, 2003

Olson/Nessa


Career Changed

Placed as a Pet by GDB


Raiser: Candie

Niguel was Candie's 24th Puppy

Lotus

Female Yellow Lab


May 20, 2002

Sprig/Nonnie


Career Changed

Placed as a Pet by GDB

Trumpet

Male Golden Retriever


May 16, 2003

Klamath/Magnolia


Career Changed

Placed as a Pet by GDB

Trekker

Male Black Lab


September 15, 2003

Francois/Celia


Career Changed

Placed as a Pet by GDB

Arkin

Male (Sable) German Shepherd/Belgian Malinois


August 22, 2003

Tomba/Unknown


Career Changed


Raiser: Candie

Arkin was Candie's 23rd Puppy

Tredder

Male Yellow Lab


January 1, 2003

Tex/Trenna


Career Changed

Placed as a Pet by GDB

Career Changes without a picture

Townsend

Male Black Lab


April 25, 2009

Bingham/Raven


Raisers: Hannah & Barb

Townsend was their 1st puppy.


Adopted by Raisers, living in Fresno 

Tomales

Male Black Lab


April 25, 2009

Bingham/Raven


Raisers: Hannah & Gretchen

Tomales was their 1st puppy.


Adopted by raisers, living in Fresno

Lunar

Male Black Lab


December 28, 2003

Wallace/Berra


Raiser: Mary

Lunar was Mary's 6th puppy


Adopted by Raiser, living in Fresno



Bijou

Female Golden Retriever


August 4, 2002

Barnaby/Summer


Raiser: Candie

Bijou was her 22nd puppy


Placed as a Pet by GDB



Claret

Male Golden Retriever


September 25, 2001

Sherwoods Let's Play Around/Trumpets Glass Caddis


Raiser: Candie

Claret was her 21st puppy. 


Placed as a pet by GDB



Kobe

Male Smooth Coated Collie


June 28, 2000

Marnus Golden/Kings Valley Rhyme and Reason (Lyric)


Raiser: Candie

Kobie was her 20th puppy. 


Adopted by Raiser, living in Fresno

From Career Change Date

Not every puppy is born to be a Guide Dog. It's always hard for the raiser, but we always know that it's best for our puppies. The following puppies have been Career Changed and have found their new path in life. 

While they may not have Guiding in their future, many dogs go on to enjoy a tennis ball and couch sleeping life. Many puppies are adopted by their raisers once they are CC'd, but some go on to be placed with other service dog organizations. GDB also places many CCs as pets with loving families. If you are interested in adopting a Career Changed from GDB please click the "adopt" button at the top of the page. 

Our Career Changed Puppies

Galloway

Male Yellow Cross


January 13, 2013

Picasso/Toffee


Raiser: Candie

Galloway was Candie's 31st puppy.


Adopted by raiser; living in Fresno 


Evora

Female Golden Retriever


February 2, 2016

Cuervo/Tarragon


Raisers: Erin & Pete

Evora was Erin's 10th & Pete's 3rd puppy.


Adopted by raisers; living in Fresno


Napa

Female Golden Retriever


October 8, 2011

Preston/Devine


Raisers: Mollie & Bob

Napa was Mollie's 8th & Bob's 2nd puppy.


Placed by GDB

Joaquin

Male Golden Retriever


October 13, 2014

Kash/Blythe

Raisers: Mary, Candie, and Hannah & Christine

Joaquin was Mary's 20th, Candie's 34th, and Hannah & Christine's 1st puppy.

Adopted by Hannah & Christine

Career Changed

Career Changed May 2017

Starter Raisers: Jen, Pete, Neal, Hailey, & Ella
Fienna was their 6th puppy.

Career Changed May 2016

Guiseppe

Male Black Lab

Transferred to PWAP in July 2015

August 31, 2014

Laughlin/Anadale


Raisers: Emily & Meghan

Guiseppe was Emily's 13th & Meghan's 10th puppy.


Placed by as a service dog by GDB; P.A.V.E.


Selma

Female Black Lab


October 16, 2006

Wellington/Vail


Raiser: Candie

Selma was Candie's 27th puppy


Placed as a pet by GDB



Quinoa

Female Black Lab


May 1, 2014

Keno/Disney


Raisers: Alicia, Erin, & Lilly

Quinoa was Alicia's 3rd, Erin's 5th, & Lilly's 1st. 


D4D graduate; living in California


Stuart

Male Yellow Lab


October 22, 2010

Jenkins/Sarita (This litter had two dads; Jenkins & Marino)

Raisers: Nancy & Alyssa

Stuart was their 6th puppy.


Placed by raisers, living in CA

Retruned July 2014; Career Changed Sept. 2014 (Phase 4)

Retruned Apr. 2015; Career Changed July 2015 (Phase 8)

Lorrie

Female Golden Retriever


July 21, 2015

Magellan/Classic


Raisers: Jen, Pete, Neal, Hailey, & Ella

Lorre was their 10th puppy.


Placed by GDB; living in OR

Luther

Male Yellow Cross


July 10, 2010

Taylor/Butterfly


Raisers: Jen, Pete, Neal, Hailey, & Ella

Luther was their 2nd puppy.


Placed as a pet by GDB

Snyder

Male Yellow Lab


January 21, 2011

Nevin/Trella


Raiser: Candie

Snyder was her 29th puppy.


Placed as a pet by GDB

Swift

Female Black Lab


October 31, 2012

Sid/Maeve


Raisers: Manda & Tanell

Swift was their 2nd puppy.


Adopted by raisers, living in Fresno

Returned in Oct. 2010; Career Changed Oct. 2010 (medical)

Career Changed September 2011

Career Changed

Returned in Dec. 2010; Career Changed Dec. 2010 (medical)

Starter Raisers: Emily & Meghan
Sam was Emily's 7th & Meghan's 4th puppy.

Returned October 2015; Career Changed Feb. 2016 (Phase 8)

Wheeler

Male Black Lab

Transferred to PWAP in August 2015

December 28, 2014

Lexus/Vesta


Raiser: Jennifer

Wheeler was Jennifer's 4th puppy.


Adopted by his first raisers as their pet


Career Changed

Returned Jan. 2011; Career Changed Mar. 2011 (Phase 8)

Returned May 2017; Career Changed June 2017 (phase 1)

Marv

Male Black Cross


Tito/Toffee

April 10, 2016


Raisers: Candie, Jillian, & Shirin

Marv was Candie's 35th & Jillian and Shirin's 3rd puppy. 

​Placed by his raisers; living in Fresno

Returned for Training 2014; Career Changed May 2014 (phase 8)

Orlando

Male Black Lab


September 29, 2006

Tiger/Paula


Raisers: Nancy & Alyssa

Orlando was their 3rd puppy.


Adopted by raisers; living in Fresno



Tina

Female Yellow Lab

Transferred from PWAP in July 2013

September 16, 2012

Peidmont/Cognac


Raiser: Bailey

Tina was her 1st puppy.


Placed by GDB 

Nedra

Female Black Cross

Transferred to PWAP in March 2013

September 13, 2012

Joplin/Hestia


Raisers: Jen, Pete, Neal, Hailey, & Ella

Nedra was their 7th puppy.


Adopted by raisers, living in Fresno

Career Changed February 2012 (medical)

Alden

Male Golden Retriever


April 25, 2013

Franklin/Leigh


Raisers: Erin, Cassie, Josh, & Michelle

Alden was their 3rd puppy. 


Placed by raisers; living in Utah

Wrigley

Male Yellow Lab


September 30, 2007

Baker/Brenda


Raisers: Nancy & Alyssa

Wrigley was their 4th puppy.


Adopted by raisers; living in Fresno



Jiminy

Male Golden Retriever


May 13, 2013

Tom/Auberge


Raisers: Nita & Kolby

Jiminy was Nita's 3rd & Kolby's 1st puppy.


Adopted by raisers; living in Fresno

Career Changed July 2005 for Cataracts

Far-Sighted Puppies with a Plan

Teesha

Female Black Lab


November 29, 2010

Forte/Lapis


Raisers: Hannah, Alyssa, & Hannah

Teesha was their 2nd puppy.


Adopted by raisers, living in Fresno

Retruned July 2014; Career Changed Sept. 2014 (Phase 4)

Career Changed May 2012

Hilly

Female Black Lab

Transferred to PWAP in June 2011

March 23, 2010

Dylan/Aqua


Raiser: Erin

Hilly was her 3rd puppy. 


Adopted by raiser, living in Fresno

Returned January 2016; Career Changed May 2016 (phase 8)

Career Changed

Career Changed January 2016

Channing 

Male Black Lab

Transferred from PWAP in November 2014

May 9, 2014

Blake/Ramona


Raisers: Mary & Brenna

Channing was Mary's 19th & Brenna's 13th puppy.


Training with D4D - Returned; placed by Mary and living in California


Retruned June 2014; Career Changed Sept. 2014 (Phase 8)

Returned July 2015; Career Changed Sept. 2015 (Phase 4)

Royalty

Female Black Lab

Transferred to PWAP in August 2009

June 19, 2009

Atrus/Indiana


Raisers: Mollie & Bob

Royalty was Mollie's 7th & Bob's 1st puppy. 


Adopted by raisers, living in Fresno

Returned August 2016; Career Changed August 2016 (medical)

Career Changed

Returned Oct. 27, 2014; Career Changed Oct. 2014 (medical)

Waffle

Female Black Lab


October 17, 2013

Jay/Rose


Raisers: Emily & Meghan

Waffle was Emily's 10th & Meghan's 7th puppy. 


Adopted by Emily; living in Fresno 


Kendrick

Male Yellow Lab


November 24, 2009

Dutch/Gracie


Raisers: Jen, Pete, Neal, Hailey, & Ella

Kendrick was their 1st puppy.  


Adopted by raisers, living in Fresno

Peabody

Male Yellow Cross

Transferred from PWAP on August 2, 2011

February 18, 2011

Taylor/Malou


Raisers: Jen, Pete, Neal, Hailey, & Ella

Peabody was their 3rd puppy.


Placed by 2nd raiser, living in CA

Gary

Male Black Lab


October 11, 2014

Lexus/Keeley


Raisers: Nita & Kolby

Gary was Nita's 4th & Kolby's 2nd puppy.


Placed as a pet by GDB, living in CA


Career Changed January 2014

Returned August 2015; Career Changed Feb. 2016 (Phase 8)

Returned Dec. 2012; Career Changed Mar.2013 (phase 8)

Whatley

Female Black Lab


November 28, 2005

Ferrari/Vespa


Raiser: Mary & Brenna

Whatley was Mary's 8th & Brenna's 2nd puppy


Placed by GDB, Living in CA



Returned Jan. 2011; Career Changed May. 2011 (Phase 8)

Returned Feb. 25,  2012; Career Changed May 2012 (Phase 8)

Hank

Male Black Lab


September 28, 2011

Hurley/Genevieve


Raiser: Alicia

Hank was her 1st puppy


Adopted by Alicia, living in Fresno

Career Changed January 2011

Career Changed June 2012

Returned June 22, 2013; Career Changed August 2013 (phase 5/medical)

Career Changed April 2016

Starter Raisers: Nancy & Alyssa
Hank was their 7th puppy

Nevada

Female Golden Retriever


October 8, 2011

Preston/Devine


Raiser: Candie

Nevada was her 30th puppy.


Placed by GDB

Colorado

Male Golden Retriever


April 21, 2009

CCI's Zorba/Garcelle


Raisers: Mary & Brenna

Colorado was Mary's 12th & Brenna's 6th puppy.


Placed by raisers; living in Colorado

Career Changed

Career Changed October 2012

Career Changed

Spruce

Female German Shepherd


October 1, 2006

Antoine/Baroness


Raiser: Mary & Brenna

Whatley was Mary's 9th & Brenna's 3rd puppy


Placed as a Pet by GDB



Starter Raiser: Erin
Dulcie was her 4th puppy.

Yancey

Male Yellow Lab


September 17, 2014

Keno/Reann


Raisers: Jen, Pete, Neal, Hailey, & Ella

Yancey was their 8th puppy.


Placed by GDB

Samar (a.k.a Sam)

Male Golden Retriever


September 5, 2012

Amador/Pebbles


Raisers: Mary & Brenna

Sam was Mary's 16th & Brenna's 10th puppy.


Placed by GDB with Discovery Dogs

Returned Feb. 2013; Career Changed May 2013 (Breeder Evals)

Shep

Male Black Cross


August 29, 2011

Jay/Cheyenne


Raisers: Emily & Meghan

Shep was Emily's 5th & Meghan's 2nd puppy.


Adopted by Meghan, living in Fresno

Returned July 2015; Career Changed Sept. 2015 (Phase 4)

Career Changed February 2014

Raquel

Female Yellow Lab


July 22, 2013

Sid/Charity


Raiser: Elissa

Raquel was Elissa's 1st puppy.


Placed by raisers; living in Fresno