Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Spotlight on Assistance Dogs in Training

As part of International Assistance Dog Week, we are turning our attention to our Circle Tail students. These dogs are in training to be assistance dogs, and they can tell you that this is no easy task!

The dogs go through four general levels of training before they are partnered with an assistance dog recipient. Just like human students, the dogs progress through elementary school, middle school, high school, and college. Here are some of our current students!

Elementary:

Brine 
Cayo
Dart
Eska
Middle School:

Blake
High School:

Jukes
Deja 

College: (These cuties are almost there!)

Joi
Pilot
Ziggi

We want to give a big round of applause, and a chorus of woofs and cheers, to these exemplary students, and extraordinary dogs!

1 comment:

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