• Carmen and Tommy

    5 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet Graduate Carmen
    July Home Training
    Graduate Team: Carmen and Tommy
    About the Team: Tommy, a male black Lab, is Carmen's 3 rd Guiding Eyes dog
    Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Michael Goehring
    Carmen is married and has a grown daughter and son in their twenties. She earned diplomas in X-ray Technology and Ultrasound Technology, before losing her eyesight when her children were very young. During the years of raising children and simultaneously coping with blindness, Carmen's Mom was a constant source of support as her husband became the sole provider...
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  • Ralph and Cannon

    Ralph and Cannon

    5 days ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet Graduate Ralph
    July Home Training
    Graduate Team : Ralph and Cannon
    About the Team: Cannon, a male black Lab, is Ralph's 1 st guide dog
    Hometown: Pompton Plains, New Jersey
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor : Kathryn Poallo
    Ralph, 75 years young and a lifelong bachelor, worked for his own leasing and finance company until his retirement 7 years ago. Around the age of thirty, he took a serious interest in fitness and nutrition, which has continued throughout his life. As the 3 rd generation to be diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa, his hope was to delay the progression of vision loss...
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