A few weeks ago, Mermaid Cottages introduced Knight, our newest puppy in training to become a Guide Dog or Service Dog for a person with disabilities. He’s just a wee lad and everything is all bright and new to him. Until it’s time to get his training vest and attend “big boy” school, he is in the care of Sandy, our wonderful Puppy Walker.
Sandy includes Knight in every part of her day to day life, introducing him to the sights and sounds of our wonderful world and teaching him his basic socialization skills. She makes sure he gets used to being out in public among people and other animals and teaches him very valuable life skills that some day will make a difference to the person he eventually gets paired.
Rencently, Sandy headed north and Knight experienced snow for the first time! In true wide eyed, fascination and excitement, Knight carefully inspected the cold and fluffy white stuff and then took off running and playing.… read more