Guide dogs serve as ‘eyes’ to blind

Trained pups
ready for their new owners

ON THE JOB—Arlo, a Labrador retriever, graduates May 19 from Guide Dogs of America training. The dog will serve as a working helper for Elaine Cowper of Frisco, Colo., who seems happy with her new companion. A Simi Valley couple raised and trained Arlo. Courtesy photoArea families who opened their homes and hearts as volunteer puppy raisers for Guide Dogs of America (GDA) saw their animals graduate as qualified working guide dogs during a ceremony last Saturday at the school’s Sylmar campus.

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