Category Archives: Guide Dogs

My 100th Post

As I sit here at the computer I cannot believe I am writing my 100th and last post for dogstwentyfourseven. This blog means so much to me and has been a labour of love. I decided that I would like … Continue reading

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Laton Lore: Guide Dogs and Other Stories

I live one block away from the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. When out dog-walking, I often see guide dogs with their owners going to and from this amazing facility. A few times in the past I spotted one … Continue reading

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Watching Puppies Being Born

A couple of days ago I was alerted to a link on http://explore.org/#; a Great Dane named Chaos was due to whelp in the next forty-eight hours. The blessed event was to be recorded live by web cam before, during … Continue reading

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How Assistance Dogs Help Children with Autism

I¬†would like to introduce you to a wonderful pair named Clive and Murray who live in Ireland. Clive is a Goldendoodle, a cross between a poodle and a retriever. He is an Autism Assistance dog for thirteen year old boy … Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Family Dog

When the beloved family dog dies it is such a sad event for all involved. Owners all grieve in different ways, and time is really the only healer to ease the heartache. I have experienced this myself with the loss … Continue reading

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A Gift Named Rupert

A friend in my neighborhood is currently fostering the most adorable yellow lab puppy for the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides. The whole process from start to finish fascinates me and I would like to share what I have … Continue reading

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