From breeding to training—including the cost to train the visually impaired partner—we estimate the cost of a Partnership to be USD $32,000. This does not include the other overhead costs involved with running the center. When overhead is factored in, the cost is closer to $43,000 each. Keep in mind that a guide dog works every day, 365 days a year for approximately eight years. This is a life-changing gift to someone who is blind from a great charity in Israel.