A woman from Halifax, Canada received her guide dog from the Canadian National Institute For The Blind. The dog was trained during the first batch of the new guide dog program of the organization.
– Six guide dogs were trained by Canadian National Institute For The Blind.
– One of the dogs was given to a 26-year-old woman.
– The woman said that she did not know who signed her up for the program.
According to the new guide dog owner, she does not know who nominated her for the program but the 26-year-old just knew someone looking out for her did the move. The woman has glaucoma and uveitis. This is not the first time that the woman worked with a guide dog. Her former guide dog recently retired and the woman has been using a cane to go around.
The woman and the dog are now on their second and final week of training in Ottawa. A total of six Canadians were able to receive the guide dog from the new dog program. The dogs will be retiring at 10 years old.
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