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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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Monday, March 21, 2011

Shopping Fun

Hey furry friends!
I've been soo busy helping my raiser clean up after my amazing blogville birthday party, but I'm finally taking the time to do a post related to... guide dog work :)
My raiser took me shopping with her last week... and we went in, like - (almost) EVERY store in the City.
But it was a whole lot of fun!
My raiser did bring her camera with her... so I've got some pictures of me working in Wal-Mart, and sleeping in a waiting room.
My raiser has been so busy lately, that she's not had time to take me out to get some exposures and such. So she was quite happy to be able to work me last week, and was very impressed with how well I did!
Commands we used during our latest shopping trip...
- Forward
- Left/Right
- Heel
- Find The Door/Stairs/Car
- Switch
- Sit/Down/Stand/Stay
- Leave it

I really enjoyed our shopping trip, and had a whole lot of furry fun!
I'm off to go play with my birthday toys... enjoy the shopping pictures below :)

Rudy - The dog with a blog

Picture of Rudy in coat/harness beside me - doing a 'forward' inside Wal-Mart
Picture of Rudy in coat/harness in a down-stay inside Wal-Mart
Picture of Rudy in a stand-stay in coat/harness inside Wal-Mart - with shelves of food behind him
Picture of Rudy in coat/harness in a down-stay at the chiropractor


Pepsi the Lazy Bum said...

Furry cool that you got to go shopping!


Amber DaWeenie said...

Dat is pawsome. Wish I could do dat but I is jus' too short to guides anyting cept maybe's a bug!

Amber-Mae said...

How so very cool you got to go inside a store! That must have been so fun especially walking near the meat section. Bet all the meatables in there smelled like heaven!

jen said...

Looks like you are doing great with your commands Rudy!

Frankie Furter said...

Rudy BUDDY you are doing the bestest job!!! I can hardly believe how much you have learned and how super you are at practicing everythingy.

Benny and Lily said...

Great job Rudy your commands are almost like dancing, BOL
Benny & Lily

Jess and Glacier said...

Glacier thinks that if you keep going in the direction that you are, you will get to do a job like his for someone. :) Good job.

Oskar said...

It looks like you are turning into a wonderful working dog!

Nubbin wiggles,

Mr. Pip said...

Look at you! What a superstar!

Your pal, Pip

K9friend said...

You are a much more polite shopper than many people I know.

Happy belated birthday!


houndstooth said...

And I thought my week had been busy! You sure have me beat!


Sarah and Vance said...

Love the pics :)

Honey the Great Dane said...

Oh Rudy - I LOVED your shopping pictures! And I'm SO impressed with the work you do!

Honey the Great Dane

24 Paws of Love said...

Looks like you did a great job Rudy. Did you get to pick anything out?? :)

Suka said...

hey Rudy,

Looks like you did a pawsome job working the store. Congratulations! I hope you are duly rewarded with some yummy treats!


Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Did woo hold the khoupons?


Mango said...

Being a good doggie in the market is very difficult. Look at how focused and calm you are. Hooray for Rudy!