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Upcoming Events: space
Dec 4, 2017: Meeting, Atria Covell Gardens, 1111 Alvarado Ave, 7pm
Dec 11, 2017: Pizza Party, location TBD, 6pm
Jan 8, 2018: Meeting & Training, Harper Jr High, 4000 East Covell Blvd, 7pm
Feb 5, 2018: Meeting, Atria Covell Gardens, 1111 Alvarado Ave, 7pm
Feb 12, 2018: Training, Harper Jr High, 4000 East Covell Blvd, 7pm

Wanted: Puppy Raisers & Sitters
Do you love dogs? Want to make a difference in the life of a blind person? Eyes For Others, the Yolo County puppy raising club for Guide Dogs for the Blind is looking for a few good raisers.
No experience is necessary; all training is provided locally by puppy club volunteers. Can't commit 12-14 months to raising a puppy? You might start a puppy for 2-3 months or finish raising a "transfer" pup. Puppy sitters are also needed to assist current raisers. Interested? Contact Julianne at gotjulie@gmail.com for more information.

Guide Dog News:
Zara is a BreederZara selected as Breeder!
Black lab Zara has been selected as a breeder after passing rigorous testing for excellent health, intelligence, and temperament. Congratulations to Zara and her raisers Megan and Barbara!

Grenadine in classBreeder Gertrude Whelps 3rd Litter!
Yellow lab Gertrude, raised in Yolo County, whelped her third litter. She and Kepler had 5 females, letter W, born 10/14/2017 Great job, Gertrude!

IthacaNew Pup, Ithaca
Cassie, Lauren and Kylie welcomed their new Guide Dog pup Ithaca. She is a female black Labrador retriever born on 7/30/17 to Giselle and Timothy.

VillaWelcome Villa!
Maryrose picked up her new Guide Dog puppy, female yellow Labrador retriever Villa (Urvek/Gabby), born 7/25/17.

Guide Dog Graduations
Attending a graduation ceremony at Guide Dogs for the Blind is one of the best ways to get acquainted with the program. Puppy raisers say goodbye to their graduating dogs, and the graduating class members return to their homes and families with new partners by their sides. Graduations are at 1:30 pm with tours on the California campus at either 10:30 am or 12 noon. 2017 Graduation dates in California and Oregon.
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Many thanks to Purina for donating ProPlan dog food to Eyes for Others for our Guide Dog puppies.

This website is sponsored by Acorn Veterinary Clinic
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Club Donation
Are you interested in supporting our Guide Dog puppy raising efforts? We welcome contributions to help pay for training outings and supplies. You can now donate online to Puppy raising clubs! Select CA Yolo Eyes for Others to donate to our club.

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