• Graduate Team Mary and Odie

    1 month ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet December Residential Training Graduate Mary
    Graduate Team : Mary and Odie
    About the Team: Odie, a male black Lab, is Mary's 2nd Guiding Eyes dog
    Hometown: DeKalb, Illinois
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Louise Thompson
    Mary was formerly a kindergarten teacher at a childhood center. She now focuses her time on giving back with her volunteer work for the Salvation Army, where she helps with the food pantry and bell ringing at the holidays. In her free time, Mary enjoys taking walks for recreation, coaching for Special Olympics and working with a young athletes program in her area. Mary...
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  • Graduate Team Dana and Topaz

    Graduate Team Dana and Topaz

    1 month ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet November Residential Training Graduate Dana
    Graduate Team : Dana and Topaz
    About the Team: Topaz, a female yellow Lab, is Dana's 1st guide dog
    Hometown: Greenville, South Carolina
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Judith DeMaria
    Dana was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. After graduating from high school, she attended the University of Texas, Austin Campus, where she pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. Dana worked as an engineering manager and was eventually promoted to corporate management, working in her field of expertise for thirty years. Her hobbies...
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