Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Doug isn't coming home..

We were told today that Doug Dog is training to be a wheelchair guide and will be graduating in May. He will be going to Idaho for in home training.

We had heard rumor of him being trained as a wheelchair guide and I was fearing the in-home training..I really wanted to meet his person-it makes it much easier to not have them come home..Marina was in-home trained also..Good thing Emmy wasn't!

I can't wait to go see Doug-atleast we get to go say goodbye in a few weeks..

Lowell is great. He is alot like Doug--super easy going and low energy. I really like him. Vona came for a visit last night--she is still the same tornado of a pup..She never sits still that one!..

I ordered doug some toys and a photo album for his person..I hope we can be in contact with him/her.. Kim


Anna said...

Yay yay yay! At least Idaho is close! That's fantastic!

Dagan said...

Yeah Doug!! So exciting!!

Reddunappy said...

Oh thats great that he will have a job!!!! And an important one too!!!
Dublins latest job is seeing if he can stare down the cookie jar!! LOL
Puppy mind powers, LOL

Raiser Erin said...

That's so exciting! Only the very special dogs are picked when a new wheelchair Guide is needed! Congratulations!

I got excited when you said wheelchair dog because there's a woman in my town who's wheelchair guide just retired and she's waiting on a new one and we're thinking she'll get a new one in May. Unfortunately, we're not in Idaho. :D

Martha G said...

Wonderful news! I've been in contact with a woman in Florida who has a wheelchair guide. I've been seeing them for the last 2 or 3 years in the spring and writing about visits.

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