Guide dogs have rocketed to popularity just recently but they have actually been used by many for years now. A living example is a woman who has been using a guide dog for the past 50 years.
– A woman has been living with guide dogs for the past 50 years.
– She has had eight guide dogs.
– She went completely blind when she reached the age of…
The woman, Merran Thurley, has limited sight since she was a child. When she reached the age of 14, that’s when she needed a guide dog because she went completely blind.
Thurley shared that she has had eight guide dogs her whole life and the most difficult thing to do is not to get things done or get somewhere but it’s to say goodbye to a guide dog. She said that the usual signs are when the guide dog no longer carries out basic tasks or if the dog can no longer hear her that well.
Read the detailed story by Fred Hooper at – http://www.kmov.com/