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Guide Dogs

Phillipsen family has a wonderful life with Guide Dogs

In June 1998 the Phillipsen family attended a graduation ceremony at Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael. They made the effort because a neighbor had raised a guide dog puppy and it was graduating with a seeing-impaired human partner. With three young children in tow, it seemed almost silly to be going to […]

El Dorado Second Sight welcomes new puppy

The El Dorado Second Sight Paws for the Blind Puppy Raising Club welcomed a new puppy from Guide Dogs for the Blind recently. Her name is Kalana and she is a 13-week-old Lab/golden retriever cross that is destined to become the partner for someone who is blind. The puppy is being raised by 15-year-old Lauryn […]

2 Kids + 6 dogs = 2 belt buckles

El Dorado County 4-H offers a county-wide project for Guide Dogs for the Blind. At the regular club meeting of El Dorado Second Sight Paws for the Blind, two outstanding puppy raisers were recognized for their exceptional services to the Guide Dog Program. Gina Phillipsen and Ali Bayard have each raised at least three guide […]

Guide dog puppy gets ready to do a big job

The El Dorado Second Sight Paws for the Blind Puppy Raising Club welcomed a puppy from Guide Dogs for the Blind (guidedogs.com). Her name is Butter and she is a Labrador retriever. She will become the partner for someone who is blind. The puppy is being raised by Angela Wu and family of El Dorado […]

Local family raises Guide Dog

Local residents Cary, Tessa, Lyndsey, Drew, Megan and Hannah Friar contributed time and love in raising a puppy for Guide Dogs for the Blind, and were proud to see the dog graduate as a guide in a formal ceremony at the Guide Dog campus in San Rafael earlier this year. The Friar family raised Harlene […]

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