• Graduate Team Rebecca and Vernon

    21 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet August Residential Training Graduate Rebecca
    Graduate Team : Rebecca and Vernon
    About the Team: Vernon, a male yellow Lab, is Rebecca's 1st guide dog
    Hometown: Melbourne, Florida
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Marybeth Heady Stephanie Koret
    Becky has led an interesting life that now includes her first guide dog, Vernon. She is multilingual and multicultural, having been born in Brazil to U.S. citizens working as missionaries. There were times Becky worked dubbing films from Portuguese to English, or vice versa, and translating as a guide in Brazil. She returned to the states for her...
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  • Graduate Team Andrew and Velvet

    Graduate Team Andrew and Velvet

    21 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet December Residential Training Graduate Andrew
    Graduate Team : Andrew and Velvet
    About the Team: Velvet, a female black Lab, is Andrew's 1st guide dog
    Hometown: Newington, Connecticut
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Louise Thompson
    Andrew returns to Guiding Eyes for his first guide dog, having been part of a puppy raising family when he was young. He is a U.S. Army veteran having served two tours of duty. Andrew is currently pursuing a graduate degree in social work at the University of Connecticut. He is looking forward to marrying his fiancé, Natalie, in the Summer of 2022.
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