You and Your Guide Dog

You and your Guide Dog

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Accessible World Presents Attacks On Guides By Other Animals On You And Your Guide Dog, Wednesday Hosted on Wednesday, January 11, 2012

It happens suddenly. A peaceful walk with your guide dog turns in to the worst nightmare imaginable. Another dog comes from out of nowhere and attacks your faithful friend. Eager to do whatever possible to end he encounter and painful injury to yours, you worry about your safety as well as the injury to her. Should you try to do anything, or shout for help? As the scary cries continue, you wonder how you will obtain your dog the help he needs and how you will reach your destination without his help.

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Accessible World Presents Christmas On You And Your Guide Dog Hosted on Wednesday, December 14, 2011

During this joyous season, we show all those we love how much we do through the exchange of gifts and loving words. These sentiments include our faithful guide dogs too. Are you planning a special treat for your faithful companion this holiday season? What would he or she like most. Will you wrap some treats for her and place them under the tree? Maybe your dog will get some extra play time with you by way of celebration. Have you bought him a new toy you know he’ll love. As you wrap gifts for those so near and dear, how will you make this special time fun for your faithful guide?

Download you_and_your_guide_dog_12-14-11_the_holidays.mp3 14.68 MB Hosted on Wednesday, December 14, 2011

You And Your Guide Dog Present Becky Floyd’s Gallant Hearts Guide Dog Center Hosted on Wednesday, November 09, 2011

If the number of guide dog schools is an indicator, the number of users will be growing by leaps and bounds for years to come.

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YOU AND YOUR GUIDE DOG features PAMELA HILL METZ, APPLYING FIRST AID TO YOUR DOG Hosted on Wednesday, October 12, 2011

What is the proper body temperature for a dog? What do you do if your dog requires CPR? What do you do if your dog gets heat stroke? How do you work with sprained muscles? How can you save on your vet bill by administering basic first aid on your own?

These and other first aid questions will and can be discussed on the next scheduled program of “You and Your Guide Dog” this coming Wednesday from 5 – 6 p.m., Pacific time,in The Guide Dog Users Room on accessibleworld.org

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Accessible World Presents dealing with Jealousy of spouses or friends On You And Your Guide Dog, Wednesday Hosted on Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Let’s face it. We all have times when we feel left out or not appreciated. Any change in a family alters relationships. A guide dog is a significant one. In a sense, the team you are so happily building with your new dog brings an end to some of what your husband or wife used to do for you. Happy with the new things you can now do on your own and the improvements having a dog is bringing to your life, it may come as quite a shock to know this source of growth for you brings great pain to someone you love. Why does this happen?

Download you_and_your_guide_dog_09-14-11_Jealousy_and_your_guide_dog.mp3 28.81 MB Hosted on Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Accessible World Presents The Winding Valley of Grief on You And Your Guide Dog Hosted on Tuesday, September 13, 2011

The Winding Valley of Grief: When a Guide Dog Retires or Dies
Katherine Standish Schneider, Ph.D.

Download You_and_your_Guide_Dog_06-08-11_The_Winding_Valley_of_Grief_part1.mp3 30.4 MB Hosted on Tuesday, September 13, 2011

ACCESSIBLE WORLD AND YOU AND YOUR GUIDE DOG PRESENT MELANIE BRUNSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND Hosted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The United States Dept. of Justice has recently issued new regulations governing the access rights of service animals and their handlers in public places. These regulations were meant to address a number of issues that have arisen since the previous regulations went into effect, including what constitutes a service animal, under what circumstances can a service animal and/or its handler be excluded from a public place, and how much information is a service animal user required to disclose in order to gain access to a public place, to name a few.

Download you_and_your_guide_dog08-10-11_Federal_Laws_affecting_guide_dogs_Melanie_Brunson.mp3 30.03 MB Hosted on Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Accessible World Presents The Convention Experience On You And Your Guide Dog Hosted on Wednesday, July 13, 2011

What happens when you and your guide dog enter a building filled to capacity with other guide dog users, their dogs, and other blind individuals using canes. For many, this sounds like a recipe for disaster, but it doesn’t have to be. Each year, this is the scene you would be a part of if you were an attendee of The American Council Of The Blind and the National Federation of the blind National Conventions.

Download you_and_your_guide_dog07-13-11the_convention_experience.mp3 15.74 MB Hosted on Wednesday, July 13, 2011

accessible World Presents The international Association Of Assistance Dog Partners with Toni Eames Hosted on Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Many of you already know Toni Eames. She is an icon in the guide dog movement. Although she loves all guide dogs, Toni is particularly fond of golden retrievers and currently shares her life and work with her fifth, Keebler. Since training with her first in 1967, Toni’s love for dogs has grown ever deeper. Busy accompanying and guiding us from place to place, these special dogs often help in ways guide dog owners never envisioned.

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Accessible World Presents Work and Play on You And Your Guide Dog with Alan Conway Hosted on Wednesday, April 13, 2011

He or she is your faithful companion, guide, and friend. In your work together, you attend conferences, meetings, wait at bus stops, have lunch with a friend. While you do the work that puts food on your table and in your dog guide’s bowl, your faithful team member lies patiently under your desk waiting for the command that will take you to the next destination in your busy day. That is what life is like for guide dog user Alan Conway.

Download 04-13-11_GUIDE_DOG_AT_WORK_AND_PLAY.mp3 27.32 MB Hosted on Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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