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I am a male yellow Lab. My birth date is September 4th 2011. I am in training to be a guide dog for the blind. (guide dog school -Southeastern Guide Dogs) I'm my raiser's fifth guide dog puppy. She will keep me for (about) 1 year, then I will head off to harness training! Please feel free to follow my blog and keep up with: Brandon's Life... As a guide dog in training

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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Toby Who?? (New UPDATE!)

Oh yeah - Toby is the pup my raiser had before me!
You guys remember the post my raiser did - announcing that Toby was being adopted out due to severe allergies? (post back in Nov.)
That was over a month ago that she heard the news - and she's been "dying" to know who Toby ended up with; and what state he'd be living in.
Yesterday she finally decided to contact her Area coordinator - hoping to get some info about Toby's new family. Sadly she got an email back saying that the lady at the school who deals with the adoption program - would be out of the office 'til next Monday. (Go figure!)
But much to her surprise - my raiser found an email from the Area Coordinator waiting in her inbox this morning.
Just is case something falls through; my raiser will give you the cool news next week (after she has contact with his new owner) - but here's a hint...
Toby may be working after all!
Here is a piece of the email my raiser received:"which means he'll be doing very important work!"
(No - he's not being put back in the guide dog school - he still is being adopted out - just not to who I expected!)
News to come next week, sorry to make you all wait - but just in case this falls through; my raiser doesn't want to get to many hopes up :)
If you feel like guessing what Toby will be doing - go right ahead - and feel free to leave it in a comment... BUT my raiser will not be answering questions on what he'll be doing... you just have to wait & see :)
(pictured below is of Toby - taken before he headed to the guide dog school in April 2010 for IFT)
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Picture I took of Toby - the puppy I raised before Rudy, it's a head shot with a black background (looks like it's been edited on a image program - but this photo hasn't been messed with!)


♥ Sallie said...

I can't wait to find out!


Sheila and Bob said...

Toby looks very serious, possibly something to do with drug detection ????

Hamish & Sophie

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Mango said...

That is so exciting! I can hardly wait to find out.


1000 Goldens said...

That is the most handsome picture of Toby. We are so excited to hear the news and hope it all works out as you hope :)

Peggy Frezon said...

Toby seems like a sweetie! I hope he's doing great!

Sarah and Vance said...

ooh, maybe Search and Rescue?
or drug/bomb detection?

Lola said...

Well, I can imagine a number of different things he might do, but I guess we'll have to wait to find out for sure. Anyway, I'm glad he's doing well, whatever his future career.

lotsa licks, Lola

Sam said...

I guess Search and Rescue as well! Can't wait to hear how he is doing!

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

How pawesome!

We are thinking SAR and/or sniffing stuff!


houndstooth said...

We're glad to hear that Toby is going to get to do something exciting!


Priscilla said...

Oh, it sounds so exciting!!! Do I really have to wait??? Okay! I'll be very patient!!!

By the way, thanks for stopping by our blog and your blog is so interesting. Mom is so glad to know about you and your raiser too!!!
~ Eva