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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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Sunday, February 5, 2012

Puppy Meeting at Ikea

I had a furry fun puppy meeting at Ikea recently, and everybody was quite surprised that it was not only my first time being there - but also fur my raiser!
We had a great time during the meeting, and we were even given a personal tour by some of Ikea's employees! (including going "behind the scenes" so we could see the cardboard eater, ride a different style elevator, see fork-lifts & much more!).
After working in Ikea & also doing some obedience, we shopped around fur a bit and then headed over to the Ikea restaurant fur lunch time.
Enjoy the wonderful pictures my raiser's sister took!

-Brandon


Look at my furry cute sit-stay!
Brandon doing a perfect sit-stay outside Ikea

My furry awesome puppy group!
Group shot outside Ikea! (6 dogs with their raisers & 3 Ikea employees that would be giving us a personal tour)


 Guess my raiser doesn't give the best of commands... cause we're going the WRONG way :)

Picture of Brandon walking through Ikea, you can see the arrow on the ground going the opposite way... oops!

 See, I can do a loose-leash walk with other pups around!
Picture of Brandon doing a loose-leash forward

Awesome elevator we got to ride :)
Picture of Brandon & his puppy group riding the work elevator (large see-through elevator used for taking large crates & boxes, but fits all the dogs quite well!)

My furry good down-stay beside other pups
Picture of Brandon & some other dogs doing a down-stay in Ikea


My awesome raiser & I at lunch!

Picture of Brandon in a down-under (sleeping under my chair) with me during lunch time at Ikea


12 comments:

injoyinmylife said...

Oh Brandon, you are doing so well. What a busy day you had. I also thought your sit/stay was adorable. You are learning so fast. I'm really enjoying watching your adventure.

Suka said...

hey Brandon,

What a fun day! And so many handsome dogs! I bet it was great fun to meet and greet them all, and to tour IKEA. The elevator looks very cool, and it gave a couple of you pups laser-blue eyes! Fun!

Suka

Shane Kent Louis said...

wow, I'm Glad Brandon that your doing great and you look so energetic :)



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River said...

Brandon,
You are getting big! And you are so lucky getting to visit all over IKEA.

love & wags,
River

Sue and Doug said...

good job on the training Brandon!!.Ikea is the best place for a Sunday afternoon!!

Piappies World said...

Hello Brandon!

Great to see you enjoying the day with puppy pals in Ikea! We have not properly introduced ourselves to you but we sure know the other pups your pawesome raiser handled before you.

She's really sweet and we know for sure you will have a great time with your raiser. We are glad that you get to share your fun adventures with us!

Love,
Piappies Fudgie, Princess, Frappie, Mocha, Sugar, Wai-Max, Wai-Pai & Forgie

Bailey Be Good! said...

Great job, Brandon!! I've never been to IKEA Before -- you were very well behaved! :)

Woofs & hugs, <3

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

Two French Bulldogs said...

How exciting Brandon! Ikea had a day of cuteness overload
Benny & Lily

Two Doodles and a Dane said...

Brandon, your such a good boy!

Mum always gets lost in Ikea, BOL!

Slobbers
xxx

CreekHiker / HollysFolly said...

Awesome job Brandon!!!! I hope you got a meatball!

Wilma said...

Hi Brandon, lucky you, getting your own tour of Ikea. Mom can't find her way out of that place, wonder if she could get a tour guide. Hope you got some Swedish meatballs!

Erin T said...

What a fun trip! I'm dying to go to IKEA one of these days!