Clarkston / Waterford / White Lake puppy raisers

We are the puppy raisers and breeding stock host families in the Clarkston, Waterford and White Lake area.  The size of our group fluctuates as puppies start their training at 7 weeks and then return to Leader Dog after they reach an age of 12- 15 months.   Our group includes families who are raising their first pup, to one raiser who has raised 30+!   Our fundraising request is the same; contribute what you can and no amount is too small.

All of us have started this journey of raising a puppy for many different reasons, but in the end we all have one goal, to change someone’s life.  As the person responsible for this cute fur ball, which matures into a beautiful animal, we want the best possible thing for them.  Leader Dog too wants the best possible guide dog working for its client.

To this end we are in the process of totally rethinking the way the dogs are housed while they are in training on the campus in Rochester Hills.  This is why we need your help so we can create a new environment of learning.

The Canine Development Center also includes a new veterinary clinic, breeding area, puppy development area, welcome center and volunteer areas. The best possible environment has been designed to allow a future Leader Dog to depart this campus and guide a person who is blind in downtown Madrid to Taiwan and all the places in between.  With the single command of 'forward' hundreds of people nationwide are prompting their Leader Dog to lead them forward and out into the world- and all of this begins in the Canine Development Center.

Since Leader Dogs for the Blind is a 501(c)3 organization, your donation is 100% tax deductible to the extent provided by law.  Additionally, you can mail a check to Leader Dog 1039 S. Rochester Rd. Rochester Hills, MI 48307-3115. Please include a note for your donation to go to the Clarkston/Waterford/White Lake team.

We will be holding events in the future and kindly ask you to attend and share them with your family and friends.  For more information on our team please contact Glenn Rossow 248.302.4593 or  G_Rossow@hotmail.com

Thank you in advance for your generous support.

For more information on the new Canine Development Center, please see the photo gallery and video below!

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Our Supporters

  • Susan Elinsky June 2019 $50.00
  • Fork n pint August 2018 $175.00
  • Milford main street grill June 2018 $250.00
  • Julius Glinter June 2018 $100.00
  • Steve Lebowski June 2018 $200.00
  • Main Street Grill & Tavern Fundraiser June 2018 $980.00
  • Sweet loraines March 2018 $271.20
  • S.J. Capoccia March 2018 $70.00
  • Kruse and Muer February 2018 $750.00
  • Steve and anita Schmansky December 2017 $100.00
  • The Fed.....sarjam llc December 2017 $746.35
  • Doc and june ..brian enterprises December 2017 $165.00
  • Luanne Stencil December 2017 $20.00
  • Mark Wayne December 2017 $100.00
  • Lisa & Howard O'Brien December 2017 $8,903.00
  • The FED Event 10/26/17 November 2017 $446.00
  • David Minns & Mairead McGloin November 2017 $150.00
  • KICKSTAND BREWING COMPANY October 2017 $330.00
  • Lynn Craig October 2017 $25.00
  • Mary Ellen Burd September 2017 $567.22
  • Richards restaurant group aka wok Asian bistro September 2017 $120.00
  • James and Sharon Eisenbraun September 2017 $100.00
  • Brown iron brewhouse September 2017 $450.00
  • Sara Jones September 2017 $150.00
  • Clarkston courts dba Parker hilltop brewery July 2017 $750.00
  • Darin Horton July 2017 $115.00
  • Waterfall Jewelers II July 2017 $1,500.00
  • Miscellaneous Fundraising July 2017 $555.00
  • Tavern on Main July 2017 $473.00
  • Cass lake operations dba fork n pint June 2017 $150.00
  • CWA Communication Workers of America May 2017 $250.00
  • The Bar May 2017 $860.00
  • Micki Sigmon May 2017 $140.00
  • Lisa and Howard O'Brien April 2017 $33,100.00
  • Sparkies Kitchen and Bar April 2017 $500.00
  • Alicia Stewart March 2017 $20.00
  • Lauren Komoroski March 2017 $80.00
  • Kyle Spann March 2017 $100.00
  • Brown Iron Brewhouse March 2017 $450.00
  • Kruse and Muer January 2017 $1,100.00
  • Anonymous December 2016
  • The Lodger Bar and Grill December 2016 $175.70
  • Angela Links November 2016 $40.00
  • Don and Diane Strablow November 2016 $50.00
  • Gretchen O'Neil November 2016 $100.00
  • Tony Bingham November 2016 $100.00
  • Parkers Hill Top Brewery (Clarkston Court) and Grill November 2016 $900.00
  • Sandi Edwards July 2016 $140.00
  • Bensetin Grille July 2016 $100.00
  • Fork n' Pint June 2016 $550.00
  • Dave and Micki Sigmon May 2016 $729.00
  • Ray and Carol McDonald May 2016 $25.00
  • Don and Diane Strablow May 2016 $25.00
  • Doug and Kelly Petty May 2016 $25.00
  • LISA O'BRIEN February 2016 $5,000.00
  • CJ's Brewing February 2016 $357.50
  • Carol McCartney February 2016 $200.00
  • LISA O'BRIEN Thank you all the Wendy's customers who donated to make a difference for the visually impaired. January 2016 $2,800.00
  • Kruse and Muer January 2016 $1,365.00
  • Culver's January 2016 $162.00
  • Anonymous Baxter and Gus December 2015 $100.00
  • Belle Maer Harbor September 2015 $190.00
  • Eric Foster September 2015 $100.00
  • Eric Foster September 2015 $100.00
  • Tropical Smoothie Café (White Lake) September 2015 $109.90
  • Tropical Smoothie Café (Clarkston) September 2015 $13.00
  • St. Clair Industries September 2015 $51.91
  • Anonymous Puppy Raiser from Bloomfield, Clarkston, White Lake Group. August 2015
  • Karin Hopcroft For Baxter...such a good boy ! From the Hopcrofts July 2015
  • Steve and Anita Schmansky July 2015 $100.00
  • Steve and Mary Landry June 2015 $100.00
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  • Lisa and Howard O'Brien April 2017 $33,100.00
  • Lisa & Howard O'Brien December 2017 $8,903.00
  • LISA O'BRIEN February 2016 $5,000.00
  • LISA O'BRIEN Thank you all the Wendy's customers who donated to make a difference for the visually impaired. January 2016 $2,800.00
  • Waterfall Jewelers II July 2017 $1,500.00
  • Kruse and Muer January 2016 $1,365.00
  • Kruse and Muer January 2017 $1,100.00
  • Main Street Grill & Tavern Fundraiser June 2018 $980.00
  • Parkers Hill Top Brewery (Clarkston Court) and Grill November 2016 $900.00
  • The Bar May 2017 $860.00
  • Kruse and Muer February 2018 $750.00
  • Clarkston courts dba Parker hilltop brewery July 2017 $750.00
  • The Fed.....sarjam llc December 2017 $746.35
  • Dave and Micki Sigmon May 2016 $729.00
  • Mary Ellen Burd September 2017 $567.22
  • Miscellaneous Fundraising July 2017 $555.00
  • Fork n' Pint June 2016 $550.00
  • Sparkies Kitchen and Bar April 2017 $500.00
  • Tavern on Main July 2017 $473.00
  • Brown iron brewhouse September 2017 $450.00
  • Brown Iron Brewhouse March 2017 $450.00
  • The FED Event 10/26/17 November 2017 $446.00
  • CJ's Brewing February 2016 $357.50
  • KICKSTAND BREWING COMPANY October 2017 $330.00
  • Sweet loraines March 2018 $271.20
  • Milford main street grill June 2018 $250.00
  • CWA Communication Workers of America May 2017 $250.00
  • Steve Lebowski June 2018 $200.00
  • Carol McCartney February 2016 $200.00
  • Belle Maer Harbor September 2015 $190.00
  • The Lodger Bar and Grill December 2016 $175.70
  • Fork n pint August 2018 $175.00
  • Doc and june ..brian enterprises December 2017 $165.00
  • Culver's January 2016 $162.00
  • David Minns & Mairead McGloin November 2017 $150.00
  • Sara Jones September 2017 $150.00
  • Cass lake operations dba fork n pint June 2017 $150.00
  • Micki Sigmon May 2017 $140.00
  • Sandi Edwards July 2016 $140.00
  • Richards restaurant group aka wok Asian bistro September 2017 $120.00
  • Darin Horton July 2017 $115.00
  • Tropical Smoothie Café (White Lake) September 2015 $109.90
  • Julius Glinter June 2018 $100.00
  • Steve and anita Schmansky December 2017 $100.00
  • Mark Wayne December 2017 $100.00
  • James and Sharon Eisenbraun September 2017 $100.00
  • Kyle Spann March 2017 $100.00
  • Gretchen O'Neil November 2016 $100.00
  • Tony Bingham November 2016 $100.00
  • Bensetin Grille July 2016 $100.00
  • Anonymous Baxter and Gus December 2015 $100.00
  • Eric Foster September 2015 $100.00
  • Eric Foster September 2015 $100.00
  • Steve and Anita Schmansky July 2015 $100.00
  • Steve and Mary Landry June 2015 $100.00
  • Lauren Komoroski March 2017 $80.00
  • S.J. Capoccia March 2018 $70.00
  • St. Clair Industries September 2015 $51.91
  • Susan Elinsky June 2019 $50.00
  • Don and Diane Strablow November 2016 $50.00
  • Angela Links November 2016 $40.00
  • Lynn Craig October 2017 $25.00
  • Ray and Carol McDonald May 2016 $25.00
  • Don and Diane Strablow May 2016 $25.00
  • Doug and Kelly Petty May 2016 $25.00
  • Luanne Stencil December 2017 $20.00
  • Alicia Stewart March 2017 $20.00
  • Tropical Smoothie Café (Clarkston) September 2015 $13.00
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