Staying Calm: What to do When a Guide Dog Handler is Challenged

Information is always a good thing. This is especially true when working with highly visible things that the public may not be well educated about, for example guide dogs. As a guide dog user, I was taught that my guide dog could accompany me almost anywhere, and I cannot be

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Research Hitting the News

I know I haven't posted in quite a while, but I have a good reason for that. The last few months I have been involved with a research project, which focuses on augmenting search and rescue dogs with technology. Recently, our research has started making waves in national media. And

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Responsibility: How Does your Guide Dog Know When to Cross the Street

This blog isn't dead yet. Life has been hectic lately (I was told that I need to start taking more responsibility for my research), so I haven't had a lot of time to write. For this post, I thought I would talk about a non-technical topic that I love, and

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GDB Epilog

This is the last post in a series of posts documenting my travels to Guide Dogs for the Blind, where I received my guide dog Simba.

Epilog:
I know that I didn’t post as much as I normally do when I take a trip. That is for two reasons:

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The First Perfect Day

So, here’s a quick update. I haven’t written much lately for two reasons: the first is that I’ve been exhausted since I’m always on the go, and the second is that I haven’t been doing anything but training. Most of my time is spent downtown,

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