About Us

Pup Talk is a blog platform where stories and topics related to volunteering at Guide Dogs for the Blind are published to share how amazing the GDB community to the world.

Kaiser Williams, founder
Kaiser Williams, Founder, Writer, Website Developer

Kaiser is a Senior at Bellevue High School and is a guide dog puppy raiser for the Bellevue chapter of Guide Dogs for the Blind. Kaiser is an avid coder and web developer (Developing the Pup Talk website himself), basketball player, Co-founder of CW Academy, and cook, who loves to learn new things every day and enhance people's lives.

Titan

Titan is a career changed puppy adopted by Kaiser and his family, who were also Titan's puppy raisers. He is an outgoing male black lab!

Ashley Tobin, Writer
Ashley Tobin, Writer & Contributor

A Senior at the University of Reno, Nevada majoring in Human Development and Family studies, and working towards becoming an elementary school teacher. She is raising her 2nd guide dog puppy for the Guide Dogs for the Blind Reno puppy club. She is also an accredited dog trainer and loves getting to combine her job with volunteer work. Becoming a puppy raiser allows her to make a difference in peoples lives while doing something she is passionate about.

Rolls

Rolls is a male black lab guide dog puppy in training being raised by Ashley and her college roommates. He is laid back and loves to cuddle, but is always ready to work.

CLaire Hilton-Szedeli, Writer
Claire Hilton-Szedeli, Writer & Contributor

A Freshman at Texas Tech University majorinng inn Animal Science with a Pre-Veterinary concentrationn. She has raised 3 puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind, including one breeder annd one career change, and will receive her 4th puppy in May.

Kate Richardson, Writer
Kate Richardson, Writer & Contributor

Kate has been volunteering with Guide Dogs for the Blind since November of 2004 and became a leader in the Boise club in December of 2010. Since starting with GDB, Kate has raised 17 puppies including 12 working guides and one breeder, and is looking forward to welcome Puppy 18 later this year. As a disabled person with a service dog of her own, Kate loves getting to give back to the community through her volunteer work with Guide Dogs.

Survey

Survey is a yellow lab working hard as a mobility service dog! He helps Kate by providing tasks such as counterbalance, forward momentum pull, and dropped item retrieval.

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