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From Cane to Canine: 7 reasons why a guide dog is right for you

Our training program is designed to accommodate both the experienced guide dog handler and the first timer. Here are seven factors we consider when evaluating a person for acceptance to our program:

Motivation: The desire and commitment to work with a guide dog must be strong within each individual. Training with and working with a guide dog can present many challenges as well as joys. A motivated handler will try hard to create a successful team.

Leadership: Dogs naturally look for authority and direction. The human partner must be the leader of the team, directing the canine partner in a supportive and consistent manner....

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