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Finding Pleasure Again

Eyes shaded from the morning sun that made them hurt after a while, Richard allowed his gentle, trained guide to lead him down the footpath for a walk. 155 more words

Short Stories

Being Hannah's person

Hannah is very much my dog. Or maybe a better way of putting it would be to say that she’s definitely chosen me as her person. 455 more words

Puppy Raising

A new lens on life

You might have seen photographer Andrew Follows around Melbourne with a camera slung over one arm, but chances are he didn’t see you. That’s because Andrew is legally blind. 1,186 more words

Welcome to the Family, Koala

She’s here! And I finally met her!

Deni’s new guide dog, Guiding Eyes Koala, is a 2-year-old, high-energy black Lab with a dazzling smile. She’s very smart and she learns new skills very quickly. 208 more words

The Thinking Dog Blog

A sneak peek at my TEDx Talk and a radio spot for Blindness Awareness!

I’ve got some exciting things to share!

First up are two short promo videos I did for TEDxFSCJ: each one offers a sneak peek at my upcoming talk, “The Confluence of Disability and Imagination.” 80 more words

Guide Dog School: Graduation Day

Guide Dog School: Graduation Day

It has been a busy week after coming home. So sorry for the delay. Graduation was Saturday, On Monday prior to graduation, I felt like there was no way I would be ready. 440 more words

Hearing-impaired NDG man fighting for subsidy for his service dog

Shannon Moran is furious that he’s been denied funding for his service dog.

Despite qualifying for a Hearing Ear Dog from the Lions Foundation of Canada, Quebec’s subsidy program doesn’t seem to recognize his dog as a legitimate service animal. 437 more words