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* Greyhound Becomes Guide Dog For His Blind Sister By Leading Her Across Busy Street – Yahoo News UK

This will make your day……


Came across this wonderful tale of two greyhound pups in Spain – I’ve said it before and I will never stop saying it: “Dogs are amazing!” ……

Source: Greyhound Becomes Guide Dog For His Blind Sister By Leading Her Across Busy Street – Yahoo News UK


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

* Blind dog and lifelong pal get new home after being abandoned in Hartlepool – Hartlepool Mail

Source: Blind dog and lifelong pal get new home after being abandoned in Hartlepool – Hartlepool Mail

By Peter Tennick
peter.tennick@jpress.co.uk

Published   17:26   Monday 06 July 2015


Buzz and Glenn at Stray Aid

Buzz and Glenn at Stray Aid

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

* Meet Buzz, the guide dog for a blind dog found abandoned in Hartlepool – Hartlepool Mail

Source: WATCH: Meet Buzz, the guide dog for a blind dog found abandoned in Hartlepool – Hartlepool Mail

By Sue Kirby
sue.kirby@northeast-press.co.uk

Published   19:02   Tuesday 23 June 2015


Buzz and Glenn.

Buzz and Glenn.

An abandoned pair of pooches need a new home together – because one is the other’s guide dog.

Glenn the elderly Jack Russell is permanently blind and is guided by Buzz a Staffordshire bull terrier, who even puts him to bed and helps him find his food. Continue reading

* Blind man’s guide dog may lose sight

Source: news.com.au

MARCH 04, 2015 9:42PM

Pigmentary uveitis is a condition common among golden retrievers.

Pigmentary uveitis is a condition common among golden retrievers. (Source: AFP)

AFTER a lifetime of acting as a seeing eye dog for his owner, a golden retriever now faces sight problems of its own. Continue reading

* Blind dog gets a guide dog: Border terrier Scruff helps out his own son who was born without retinas | Mail Online

  • 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)

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

* Blind lemur Stumpy helped by guide dog | This is Cornwall

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

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Read more: http://www.thisiscornwall.co.uk/Blind-lemur-Stumpy-helped-guide-dog/story-20563531-detail/story.html#ixzz2seLi4f7v

A blind lemur has got a new lease of life after being given his very own guide dog.

Stumpy, a ring-tailed lemur, is being looked after by caring canine Maggie while he waits for a cataracts operation.

Stumpy and his guide dog Maggie

Stumpy and his guide dog Maggie

The animal is being kept indoors for his own safety at Porfell Wildlife Park and Sanctuary, near Liskeard.

Eighteen-year-old Stumpy usually lives Continue reading