Criminal Justice Major Extraordinaire
orleans24 at comcast.net
Sun Aug 21 19:40:49 UTC 2011
Although Odie is retired from guide dog work, Jay Gray, executive director
told me it was best that my husband Dale and I keep him as a family member.
It would have been too hard and rough on Odie if he had to go back to the
school, only to end up back in the kennel and wait for his puppy raisers or
someone else to adopt him.
That would really devistate Odie deeply and he would feel sad, depressed,
abandoned and unwanted.
He's always been an important member of the family who has lots of love to
give and definitely makes my husband Dale and I laugh especially when he
decides to do funny things.
Back when he was my guide dog, Odie was still considered my kid and member
of the family again.
Yes, he'd try to bate people into petting him and it also happens when he's
wearing his medical alert service dog vest.
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