Today is National Guide Dog Day! Do you have a pet dog? I have one, her name is Faith. She is a family pet, not a guide dogs. Guide Dogs are special. Let's learn more about Guide Dogs and how special they are. This list of 10 things you might not know is from the orcam.com blog.
10 things you might not know about guide dogs:
1. They are not such a recent invention.
2. They undergo comprehensive training.It takes approximately 18 months to train a guide dog from birth.
3. They are subject to a meticulous matching program
4. They come in different breeds.
5. No matter how cute they look, they should not be petted while working.
6. While they serve their owner loyally, it is certainly not a one-way street.Guide dogs are high-maintenance, just like most other pets.
7. They are welcome in public areas.
8. They cannot read traffic lights.
9. They have substantial health impacts on blind and partially-sighted people.Guide dogs can provide blind people with confidence, friendship, and security.
10. Guide dogs retire.The regular career span of a guide dog is 7-10 years.
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Have you seen a guide dog before?
This page is a way for me to connect with students, share my passion to write, and hopefully instill this same passion in them as they learn at home.
REMEMBER TO INCLUDE IN YOUR STORY:
When you write, remember to answer these questions:
I gave you a few examples to get you started.
1) Who you are with?
(mom, dad, brother, sister.)
2) Where you are?
(inside, outside, house, barn)
3) How are you feeling?
(happy, sad, mad, discouraged)
4)What are you doing?
(playing, singing, dancing)
5) When did this take place?
(day, morning, afternoon, night)