[bksvol-discuss] O_T Guide dogs in High school

I waited till I had graduated before getting my dog for the reasons that you 
discussed E.

My high school wasn't ready for a blind student and I know they weren't 
ready for a guide dog.

It worked out.

I got Judson in July after I graduated from HS. and before I net to my 
undergrad university in August.

Shelley L. Rhodes B.S. Ed, CTVI
and Judson, guiding golden
juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc.
Graduate Alumni Association Board
www.guidedogs.com

Dog ownership is like a rainbow.
 Puppies are the joy at one end.
 Old dogs are the treasure at the other.
Carolyn Alexander

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How cruel some kids can be!  Had it not been for those kids, your first dog
would have worked out.

My best friend in high school got a dog before our senior year, but the
school superintendent made her keep him outside in a kennel.  The kennel was
in the sun during that hot September, and her dog got a heat stroke and
died.

Sue S.

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I really got my first dog at sixteen the summer before my senior year in
high school.  My schoolmates drove cars near the dog and slammed on brakes
to make that screechy noise.  They came up to the dog and pretended to hit
it or kick it or made loud noises and sudden movements near it to scare
it.  By the end of the year, the dog would come home and cower behind the
couch.  She went back to Seeing Eye.  I went back to Seeing Eye the summer
before my freshman year in college to get my second dog.  So I think of
this second dog as the first one I had for a long time.

E.

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