This is pretty neat! At this guide dog school, the pups in training get to come home to their raisers on the weekends. Now, this wouldn’t work for, for example, Lone Star Guide Dog Raisers, because we are in Texas and the schools are in California and Oregon with GDB. Still neat though.
Our sweet Patrick got to spend the week at home on a bit of a holiday.
It was lucky for our little Nimble, our new Guide Dog puppy, as she got to snuggle with him during her first week at home. 😀
Patrick also rather fancies Nimble’s crate!
The reason Patrick got to have a bit of a holiday has to do with his training.
As I suspected, our sweet puppy is going to take a little longer to train than the pooches he initially started with. Whilst his kennel mates have a couple of months left in their programme with GDMI Percy, Patrick is not as far along as they are, so he has been moved into the next intake group and will now continue his training with GDMI Moses.
It is really cool that the dogs-in-training get to come home on weekends. We get to see the puppies we…
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