Dog’s Perform The Ultimate Down-Stay!

Stetson and Adelle Down Stay

Our service dog puppies are not ordinary…they are extraordinary!  They learn some amazing things and go on to help others as working dogs.  Dublin has become the eyes for his partner and helps guide her around town her out of harms way.  Apache helps his partner, a wounded warrior with PTSD live a more independent life. […]

What Commands Do You Teach A Service Dog?

Training Adelle

As guide dog puppy raisers we teach our puppies 9 basic obedience commands before turn in.  Adelle’s service dog training manual lists 30 commands we are to teach our pups!  That’s right 30!!! We’ve been raising and training guide dog puppies since 2006!  We get the privilege of working with these puppies from the time […]

Puppy In Training TV – Ep21 – Working Guide Dog

Dublin On Break

WOWZERS!!! Can you believe it’s been well over a year since Dublin graduated from Guide Dog College!? Last we saw Dublin just started his career as a working Guide Dog. If you missed Dublin’s graduation episode head on over to this page and you can see him graduating from Guide Dogs of America(GDA). Today, he’s […]

Apache Is Working Hard On His Service Dog Training

Apache, Fetch!

We recently got an email and to quote a part of it: “…I would say he is going to be a Great Service Dog…”  We certainly hope this will be true. In case you don’t remember Apache was my last guide dog puppy in training.  After spending a month at guide dog college he was […]

When I Grow Up I Want To Be A Service Dog! –by Apache

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Apache started his journey as a guide dog puppy in training, but now he’s in a service dog training program.  It’s tough choosing a career just ask all of those kids currently attending college.  Heck I’m still not sure what I want to be when I grow up! Anyways, Apache has been on a bit […]