New Zealand Dog News

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November 27, 2008

Guide dog pups need love and homes


Fifteen dog-loving homes are urgently needed after a guide dog puppy boom.

More than 30 puppies have been born at the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind’s Guide Dog Services in the past month.

The pups need to be placed with volunteer puppy walkers for a whole year.

Julie Littlewood, 52, has been a volunteer puppy walker since 1988 and enjoys the sense of achievement.

"You feel kind of proud when you hear that your puppy has gone through the intensive training, come through the other end and been placed with a blind person – you feel like you’ve accomplished something." MORE>>

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