Posts Tagged ‘Guiding Eyes for the Blind’

Doggie Bootcamp: Training Guide Pups for the Blind

By Jackie Cutler © WHAG-TV, Frederick, Maryland — A group of dogs in Frederick is fulfilling the role of man’s best friend and taking it one step further. They’re enlisted to become guide dogs for the blind, which means up until they are 18 months they will live with a puppy raiser who sets the foundation for their training as a seeing guide dog…. READ ARTICLE

Caesar’s mission is to help Norman man get around

By James S. Tyree © The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City — Getting used to a new roommate is an adjustment under normal circumstances, let alone for a live-in companion one can hardly see or hear. Norman resident Ron Brady did just that last week with his new guide dog, Caesar. Andrea Martine of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a nonprofit guide dog company in New York, delivered Caesar to Brady and stayed a few days to help Brady adjust to getting around with the dog. “I was nervous at first, but we’re getting used to walking around and gaining trust,” Brady said during a training period at Sooner Mall…. READ ARTICLE