More than 70 Labrador Retrievers from the Yorktown Heights-based Guiding Eyes for the Blind took to the sidewalks of Cold Spring on June 21 for a training session. It takes about six months to prepare each dog, said Training Supervisor Shannon Walsh.
Trainers Megan Crowley, Nikki Went, Shannon Walsh, Louise Thompson and Kathryn Poallo (left), who tends to a “distraction dog” that the labs are supposed to ignore. (Photo by Michael Turton)
A row of Guiding Eyes transport vans on Main Street. (Photo by Michael Turton)
Lunch break. (Photo by Michele Gedney)
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