[nagdu] Questions About Guide Dogs

Tatyana tagriru at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 02:52:01 UTC 2011

Did you trained her yourself to find a push button? How do you know how to
train a dog, is it taught in a guide dog school? Is it the same training
algorithm for each task?


> My neighborhood is very walkable as well.  My mobility is pretty good.  I
> like working with my Holly for a few reasons.  We can move really fast and
> not have to worry about bumping into anything.  For instance, I have to
> transfer busses often.  I try to run to catch the next bus and bump, bump,
> bump!!  I would have to have a head like a musk ox to survive all of those
> posts I bump into.  And a 30 foot cane to hit them in time to stop!  I
> haven't hit 1 post with Holly!  Also, Holly is just a great companion!  I
> forgot, she also will go around those cars who insist on sticking out in
> stopped traffic and finding those curb cuts quickly.  And she also finds
> the push button lights and now, the sheltered bus stops!  I'm trying to
> think of a way she can find the bus stops that are not sheltered.
> Intelligence is always claimed but rarely proven!
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