Graduating Class #397



Graduating Class #397
Class 397 graduated on February 25, 2017!

We’re proud to introduce the graduates, pictured from left: Anne Inkret and Guide Dog Haven, Jose Ruiz and Guide Dog Panama, Donna Ramos and Guide Dog Harlo, Jeannie Green and Guide Dog Juma, Sharlene Ornelas and Guide Dog Shia, Robert Sheff and Guide Dog Jefferson, Zachary Penor and Guide Dog Ripley, Dana Anderson and Guide Dog Holland, Daniel Matney and Guide Dog Merlin, and Jason Johnson and Guide Dog Kelso. Class 397 also includes in-home training graduates Jan Johnson and Guide Dog Nakai, instructed by Guide Dogs of America instructor Steve Burkman. Guide Dogs of America instructors for Class 397 pictured standing, from left: Jamie Hunt, Steve Burkman, and Linda Hawes.

Dana Anderson and Guide Dog Holland, a yellow Labrador RetrieverDana Anderson and Guide Dog Holland, a yellow Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: The Wurts Family
Jeannie Green and Guide Dog Juma, a red fox Labrador RetrieverJeannie Green and Guide Dog Juma, a red fox Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raiser: Marielle Angers
Anne Inkret and Guide Dog Haven, a black Labrador RetrieverAnne Inkret and Guide Dog Haven, a black Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: Jeff and Suzanne Breaw
Jason Johnson and Guide Dog Kelso, a German ShepherdJason Johnson and Guide Dog Kelso, a German Shepherd
Puppy Raiser: Cindy Valancius
Daniel Matney and Guide Dog Merlin, a black Labrador RetrieverDaniel Matney and Guide Dog Merlin, a black Labrador Retriever
Puppy Sponsors: The Kovaric Family
Puppy Raisers: Tom and Judy Kovaric
Sharlene Ornelas and Guide Dog Shia, a black Labrador RetrieverSharlene Ornelas and Guide Dog Shia, a black Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raiser: Monica Morris
Zach Penor and Guide Dog Ripley, a black Labrador Retriever X Golden RetrieverZach Penor and Guide Dog Ripley, a black Labrador Retriever X Golden Retriever
Puppy Raisers: Butch and Karen Reyburn
Donna Ramos and Guide Dog Harlo, a black Labrador RetrieverDonna Ramos and Guide Dog Harlo, a black Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: The Sega Family
Joey Ruiz and Guide Dog Panama, a yellow Labrador Retriever X Golden RetrieverJoey Ruiz and Guide Dog Panama, a yellow Labrador Retriever X Golden Retriever
Puppy Raisers: The Hughes Family
Robert Sheff and Guide Dog Jefferson, a yellow Labrador RetrieverRobert Sheff and Guide Dog Jefferson, a yellow Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raiser: Paula Urbom-Shope
Jan Johnson and Nakai, a black Labrador RetrieverJan Johnson and Nakai, a black Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: The Hessel/Epstein Family

Thank you to the volunteer puppy raisers and the generous sponsors who make these life-changing partnerships possible! We are also grateful to Class #397 donors Sepulveda Building Materials.


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