[nagdu] Guides at NFB training centers

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Sun Aug 30 18:56:12 UTC 2015

If you don't know what the policies are, how can you say they are a travesty.


At 08:16 AM 8/30/2015, you wrote:
>So what happens tat the vaunted centers, you leave your dog behind in your
>appartment all day or what is it, I think it's a travesty but then again I'm
>not going to one any time soon so I'll leave it up to those going there as
>to the level of ttolerance for what I think is an incorrect policy.
>Anyway, my opinions asside, what is the dog guide policy of the Centers?
>Dan W.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: nagdu [mailto:nagdu-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Ashley Coleman
>via nagdu
>Sent: Saturday, August 29, 2015 8:11 PM
>To: NAGDU Mailing List,the National Association of Guide Dog Users
>Cc: Ashley Coleman
>Subject: Re: [nagdu] Guides at NFB training centers
>Hi, I know that these centers do a great job in regards to teaching. Please
>make sure that your dog get as much exercise as normal. Also, live a radio
>or TV on so that your dog has something calming to listen to. Check with
>your trainers to find out when they would like you to use a cane. Honestly,
>I would rather work with my dog than a cane. I would have a difficult time
>leaving Landon behind in my room all day. JMO.
>Ashley Coleman,
> > On Aug 29, 2015, at 19:07, Aleeha Dudley via nagdu <nagdu at nfbnet.org>
> >
> > Hello all,
> > I will be attending the Louisiana center for the blind in September. I
>know what their policy on dogs is, but I would like to hear from those who
>have attended centers with your dogs. How was it? What can I do to reduce
>the stress on my dog from being left all day?
> > Thanks.
> > Aleeha

         David Andrews and long white cane Harry.
E-Mail:  dandrews at visi.com or david.andrews at nfbnet.org

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