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Old 06-01-2010, 10:20 AM   #1
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This past weekend we brought Rhiana into our home. Rhiana is a yellow lab from Guiding Eyes for the Blind. My daughter is volunteering to raise and care for her for the next year and a half or so. Her job is to see that she is raised and trained properly until she is old enough to receive her Guiding Eyes training. In order to qualify to raise her my daughter has been going to "puppy classes" twice per month since November. Now that she has taken possession of Rhiana she will be attending classes every week to make sure that she is highly trained and exposed to most anything she may encounter when she becomes a service dog. When she leaves our home she will go back to Guiding Eyes for the Blind where she will be trained as a seeing eye dog. I'm sure it will be very difficult to see her go but we know she will be invaluable to whoever she ends up being teamed with as a seeing eye dog.
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