Greyhound Becomes Guide Dog For His Blind Sister By Leading Her Across Busy Street
‘Deeds like this remind us once more that we humans have a lot to learn from the animals who we share this planet with’
By Anthony Pearce | Yahoo News – Tue, Nov 24, 2015
These two greyhound pups have overcome considerable odds to survive – by sticking together. The pair were not only abandoned as newborns – left to fend for themselves – but had to contend with the fact that one of them was blind in both eyes.
But, rather than make his own way alone, the male dog decided to stick with his female companion, believed to be his sister, and teach himself how to work as a guide dog for her.
The pair, who are around five months old, were spotted slowly crossing a busy road, with the female dog resting her head on the back of the male. Continue reading →
A blind pooch and his guide dog have been rehomed after an animal charity was inundated with requests to take in the pets.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Buzz, and his blind companion, Glenn the Jack Russell, have been in the care of animal charity Stray Aid after having been found in a sea tunnel in Hartlepool. Continue reading →
Lucky was born blind and so kept bumping into things
Dad Scruff saw the trouble and stepped in to help him
He guides son around and comforts him if he bumps into things
Scruffy has no training and picked up everything by instinct
By Chris Pleasance
PUBLISHED: 17:45, 10 February 2014 | UPDATED: 19:13, 10 February 2014
A blind Border Terrier has formed an inseparable bond with his father who helps him live life to the full by acting as his guide dog.
Two-year-old Lucky was born without retinas and has never been able to see.
However his father Scruff, aged three, noticed his son was often in difficulty and stepped in to help, guiding him out of harm’s way and comforting him if he bumped into things.
Lucky (left) was born without retinas and has never been able to see, so he relies on his father Scruff (right)
Jim Leonard, 65, who often looks after the pet for his granddaughter Chelsea,14, said: ‘Lucky was blind from birth and it seemed that he was always running or knocking into something and hurting himself. We were Continue reading →