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Pets, animal welfare

How puppies train to be guide dogs

For 70 years, the Guide Dog Foundation has been training puppies to be guide dogs for the blind and visually impaired. At a young age, the dogs are introduced to their harness, so it becomes a familiar object and part of their daily ‘normal’.

About half the dogs that go through the training programme go on to become guide dogs. The Foundation’s main concern is making sure the dog is happy and ready for their service to visually-impaired humans.

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