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Angie and Havana

Meet Graduate Angie Graduate Team:  Angela and HavanaAbout the Team:  Havana, a female black Lab, is Angela’s 5th guide dog and 1st Guiding EyesLocation:  Arcanum, OhioTraining: February 2024 On-Campus Angie is a lifelong resident of Ohio and a mental health therapist.  After graduating from public high school, Angie earned an associate degree at Miami University (OH).… Continue reading Angie and Havana

Tamisue and Vidal

Meet Graduate Tamisue Graduate Team: Tamisue and VidalAbout the team: Vidal, a male, Black & Tan Lab, is Tamisue’s first guide dogLocation: Presque Isle, MaineTraining: January 2024 On-Campus Tamisue and her guide dog Vidal live in Presque Isle, Maine, where Tamisue is retired from a career as a registered nurse. She lives with her husband… Continue reading Tamisue and Vidal

Laurie and Fay

Meet Graduate Laurie Graduate Team: Laurie and FayAbout the Team: Fay, a female black Lab, is Laurie’s 1st Guiding Eyes dogLocation: Cobourg, Ontario, CanadaTraining: January 2024 On-Campus Laurie has been a guide dog handler for over forty years, but Fay is her first guide from Guiding Eyes. She has held multiple part-time jobs in the… Continue reading Laurie and Fay

Melissa and Catalina

Meet Graduate Melissa Graduate Team:  Melissa and Catalina  About the Team:  Catalina, a female black Labrador, is Melissa’s first guide dogLocation:  Raleigh, North CarolinaTraining: January 2024 On-Campus Melissa graduated from a Kentucky high school, followed by a summer program at the Kentucky School for the Blind. She attended college at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.… Continue reading Melissa and Catalina

Claire and Vero

Meet Graduate Claire Graduate Team:   Claire and VeroAbout the Team:   Vero, a male black Lab, is Claire’s first guide dogLocation:   Morrisville, VermontTraining:   January 2024 On-Campus Claire is a retired medical social worker, after a 35 year career at a local Vermont hospital where she still consults occasionally. She has an undergraduate degree from the University… Continue reading Claire and Vero

Gail and Journey

Meet Graduate Gail Graduate Team: Gail and JourneyAbout the Team: Journey, a female yellow Lab, is Gail’s 2nd Guiding Eyes dogHometown: Sandy Springs, GeorgiaTraining: January 2024 Home Training Gail is a retired elementary education teacher who views her long career with a delightful sense of humor, sharing that she taught everything, including manners, during those… Continue reading Gail and Journey

Dazia and Casey

Meet Graduate Dazia Graduate Team:  Dazia and Casey About the Team:  Casey, a male black Lab is Dazia’s first guide dogLocation:  Auxvasse, MissouriTraining:  November 2023 On-Campus Dazia has hoped to partner with a guide dog since she was a child of 8 years old. She is very happy to have realized that dream with Casey,… Continue reading Dazia and Casey

Misty and Penny

Meet Graduate Misty Graduate Team:   Misty and PennyAbout the Team:   Penny is a female Labrador Retriever and Misty’s first Guiding Eyes dogLocation:   Southern MontanaTraining:   December 2023 On-Campus Misty has bachelor’s degrees in psychology and anthropology. This past year she began working with a nonprofit organization who strives to diminish the homeless population among youths in… Continue reading Misty and Penny

Rene and Yonder

Meet Graduate Rene Graduate Team: Rene and YonderAbout the Team: Yonder, a male black Lab, is Rene’s 2nd guide dogLocation: Taunton, MassachusettsTraining:  December 2023 On-Campus Rene is enjoying his retirement, starting each morning by walking a mile with Yonder, then returning home and taking his wife out for lunch. He’s an U.S. Army veteran who… Continue reading Rene and Yonder

Julie and Flyer

Meet Graduate Julie Graduate Team: Julie and FlyerAbout the Team: Flyer, a male black lab, is Julie’s 1st guide dogLocation: Hudson Falls, New YorkTraining: December 2023 On-Campus Julie worked for 22 years as a licensed nurse and was a licensed home daycare provider. Avid motorcyclists, she and her husband have traveled up and down the… Continue reading Julie and Flyer