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Guide Dogs For The Blind Stress-Tested At Oakland International Airport

OAKLAND (KPIX) — An airport is usually a bustling, confusing place. There are signs, of course — thousands of them. But what if you couldn’t read them? 258 more words


Thank you for giving me my life back

Official GDB Graduation Photo – March 16, 2013

A picture shortly before graduation with Jaymin Nowland, our amazing trainer, myself, and Makiko in front of the fireplace in the lounge… 972 more words

Retinitis Pigmentosa

Puppy Swap

Last week, we had to switch dogs for two weeks in our group. We are required to do this so the dogs can be away from their handler and learn how to work with another handler.  832 more words


Teeth and Training

One of my roommates was on vacation until yesterday, so for the past week, Granger and I have had the house pretty much to ourselves. We played, learned, snuggled, and scolded our way through the week. 275 more words

so for any of you out there who have a guide dog?
does your dog suffer ear problems? infections? ear mites?
nitro has an ear infection right now. 49 more words


Rosie, retired Guide Dog.

Rosie was a black Labrador Retriever I adopted from the Guide Dog Foundation. She retired from he work as a guide dog when she developed a medical condition. 535 more words

My Journey to Aldi, by Jackie McBrearty

Jackie reminds us that it’s the little things that make a big difference.


When I lost my sight at 16, I never considered for one second my life was over. 446 more words