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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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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Where was I?

Okay, no I wasn't... but my raiser and her human friends were :)
(answering the question from my previous post)

Picture of Brandon & I at the roller skating rink; Brandon is in a down-stay on the colorful carpet, and I'm standing beside him on skates

I still don't get why my raiser wouldn't let me skate WITH her, but I did enjoy having kids skate over to pet me!

(Movie of Brandon at the skating rink, lots of kids are skating by him (on the carpet), and a few pet Brandon as they "skate" by)

My raiser was happy to have me with her, since she's yet to expose me to a skating rink, I wasn't to fond of the idea of my raiser skating away - and me having to be in a down-stay, but she did come back fur lots of visits! (and photos).
Over all, I had an AWESOME time and it was a furry great exposure for a guide dog in training! It's kinda hard maintaining a sit-stay (or just staying calm) when lots of kids are skating by :)

Make sure to keep your eye (or nose) out fur my next post... it will be so furry cool, being all about another guide dog in training I met today (instead of a "play date" us guide dog pups call it a "work date"!), my & the other doggy's raiser met at the mall, and let us 2 doggies work together.

Have a furry great weekend!!

Picture of Brandon in a stand-stay while kids skate by him to go on the rink

Picture of Brandon in a sit-stay beside the skating rink, you can see some skaters in the back ground

I still don't get you guys thought I was at the V-E-T office??? I mean, that is sooo obviously the skating carpet...
Picture of Brandon in a sit-stay on the cool colorful carpet

One more movie fur good measure :)
(Movie of Brandon watching people skate on the rink)


houndstooth said...

Brandon, that's pretty impressive! I love to go pretty much everywhere with my human, but I do not think I'd like the skating rink. The noise would bother me after a bit. Kuster trains a lot, but if he were there, well, a lot of people on roller skates would be on the ground! You really know your stuff!

Maggie Mae said...

Guilty as charged, I thought you was at da V-E-T. The skakin' rink looks way more fun. :)

Woofs and Licks,
Maggie Mae

Two French Bulldogs said...

Oh my goodness Brandon, is the roller derby next?
Benny & Lily

CreekHiker / HollysFolly said...

Brandon, you are SO good! I wish you gave lessons!!!

browndogcbr said...

Hi Y'all,

Wow! Brandon you sure do get to do some fun and interesting things!

Y'all come by now,
Hawk aka BrownDog

Max the Quilt Cat said...

At least you got to go along. I would have liked to see you skate, though.

pawhugs, Max

Sugar the Golden Retriever said...

Woof! Woof! How COOL! Glad that the lights did not bother Brandon. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

FYI: Just been busy but Golden Thanks we received your email ... no worries. Golden Woofs

Deborah said...

Brandon, I can't roller skate but I sure did enjoy your movies. Pretty cool!
Have a great Sunday!

Brian said...

You sure do get to go to the coolest places Brandon!

Life on the Smushie Ranch said...

We would have never guessed a skating rink!!

Two Doodles and a Dane said...

Brandon... loving the blog!

Your such a good boy, the roller rink sure does look like fun!

Can't wait to read more


Bella and Ollie said...

It's amazing how you can sit there and watch. If we were there, Bella would be chasing everyone and Ollie would be hiding under the carpet (he is a bit of a scaredy-dog)

K9friend said...

Brandon, what a good boy you are! I can't believe how still and politely you sit and watch all the activity. You are awesome!

Critter Alley

Kim Clune said...

Wow! Impressive! My dogs don't even execute a down-stay when I walk to the kitchen!


Hey Brandon.
Woo didn't wanna chase those skating kids... Oh man. I watched your video and I was ready to go. Whoa. Can you at least disco dance while in a down stay?

Beau's Mom said...

Mom likes staring at the back of my head when I'm looking out the door. She says she knows what I'm thinking....

I'm thinking "If I look out the door, mom will stare at the back of my head....cuz I'm gorgeous from any angle."

Anonymous said...

Brandon, you are going to be the best guide dog ever. You are learning so much, I'm so impressed with you. I'm sure everyone loved seeing you too.

Honey the Great Dane said...

wow Brandon – you get to go to the coolest places!! :-) Looks like you had a great time at the skating rink – and met a lot of new friends – or should I say, fans? he he!

Honey the Great Dane

Suka said...

hey Brandon,

Pawsome! My human loves roller skating and said it is tons of fun! Too bad you couldn't try on some doggie roller skates. BOL!

I am glad you enjoyed yourself and did so well. You seem like such an adaptable pup. No matter where you go, you are always so clam and cool and collected. Keep up the great work!


Vertigo said...

Looks like was fun for to watch all the crazy people rolling around on wheels! For one would have liked to chase and chase and chase.

Used to go rollerblading with Sidekick (not rollerblades on self, silly! Only on Sidekick) and was much fun.

Bailey Be Good! said...

OOH, they should let doggies skate!!

Woofs & hugs, <3

~Bailey (Yep, I'm a girl!)

Alien said...

You are 2 cool for school.