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Puppy Walker

About a year after Tom and I were matched, his puppy walker (what the Guide Dog Foundation calls their puppy raisers) sent me a package.  A lovely hard cover book filled with photos of Tom growing up in their family.  791 more words

Dog Training

Guide Dog Tales Vol. 20


By Carolyn Dale Newell

“Yes!” tells Iva she did a good job and a treat is making its way to her mouth. 534 more words



There was nothing tentative about the way the dogs were acting in the woods today.  In the pouring rain.  It was all systems go for blast off!! 617 more words

Dog Training

I got in the media by accident – twice

They say you never know who’s watching. This is especially true if you are blind and can’t see who’s watching!

Now that I have my own business, some positive media coverage is always welcome, but I managed to get myself in the media twice without even knowing it – first by gatecrashing a statement on national TV, and then because I asked a policeman a question nobody had asked him before. 827 more words

WTF! This Girl’s Lab Partner, Who Is a Douche and Also a Guide Dog, Won’t Help with ANY of the Work!

Sophomore Caroline Price thought her biology class this semester wouldn’t be anything she should particularly worry about. Boy, was she wrong. It only took one day of lab for Caroline to learn that her lab partner, who is a douche and also a guide dog named Scooter, will never do any of the work. 309 more words


Traffic Check PSA

I feel like it defies some level of logic that the first 10 days of public schools starting each fall are when I have the highest concentration of traffic checks.  569 more words


Guide Dogs, Horses Now Allowed At All Baltimore City Public Schools

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Guide dogs and miniature horses are now allowed at all Baltimore City Public Schools after the school board approved a new policy to recognize both dogs and mini horses as service animals at all of their facilities. 272 more words