Guides in the making: 10 Lab pups on way to becoming helpers, friends for the blind

By Devin Felix © The Herald Journal, Logan, Utah — There’s an elite group of specialists undergoing important training in Cache Valley — very hairy specialists with paws and tails. They’re 10 puppies training to become guide dogs for the blind, and a group of their volunteer trainers meets weekly around the valley with their dogs to follow each others’ progress, offer encouragement and enjoy the company of a lot of well-behaved Labradors. The dogs and their trainers are part of Guide Dogs for the Blind, an organization that trains and provides dogs for the blind free of charge…. READ STORY

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