[nagdu] Trice leaving update.
blindhistory at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 02:24:11 UTC 2009
Trice is 55lbs and I celebrate christmas.
On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 6:07 PM, Linda Gwizdak <linda.gwizdak at cox.net>wrote:
> How big is Trice??? The airlines think they're about to transport a
> horse??! Good grief. (grin!)
> I think you will like Seeing Eye. It's too bad that Leader is acting like
> a little one-man affair with their not being any help in your sending Trice
> back. I know they've been around for a long time - I have a book about them
> that I found at a bookstall at a dog show in Del Mar, CA - good book and I
> still have it. Did you know that when the Lions Club started the school,
> they used Dobies? There's also a picture in the book of a White Shepherd
> guide as well. Haven't seen any White Shepherds from any school. The White
> Shepherd is shown via the United Kennel Club and isn't yet recognized by the
> more familiar AKC. They are identical to the ordinary German Shepherd
> except that they are all white with black nose, eye rims, and lips - not an
> Maybe you might like to wait til after Christmas to send Trice back if you
> can't get her sent now. I know it isn't fun for you - ben there - done
> that. I've had to send two dogs back on flights. I also brought back one
> when I went for Jacob, who I had before Landon.
> Merry Christmas, Happy Channaka, Happy Kwanza - whatever you celebrate! And
> a Happy Neew Year.
> Linda and Landon
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Lora" <blindhistory at gmail.com>
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> Sent: Monday, December 21, 2009 1:02 PM
> Subject: [nagdu] Trice leaving update.
> I tried to send Trice back to Leader Dogs but the airlones told me that
>> crate was too big for the plane we (mom and I) were going to send him on.
>> There is another plane that the airlones suggested so my mom booked that
>> flight. my mom volunteered to figure out the flight info for me since she
>> wanted to learn anyways. I called leader dogs and couldn't get ahold of
>> them. Almost everyone took this week off and the main line just goes to
>> voicemail. I finally got ahold of their emergency line after trying for 45
>> minutes so at least Leader Dogs knows they aren't picking Trice up today.
>> didn't know it would be so difficult to try and tell a school that the dog
>> isn't working out and that the airlines wouldn't take the crate on a
>> plane. Basically taking Trice back to Leader Dogs is a mess. Trice's
>> and blanket along with a few papers went out in the mail today.
>> The Seeing Eye received my letters of recommendation from my references.
>> an instructor will come out. I am already impressed with how quickly The
>> Seeing ye responds with letters of recommendation and emails.
>> Lora and Trice
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