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Leaving tomorrow for Guide Dog School!

The title says it all, tomorrow, my life changes forever. Tomorrow, I'm going to Guide Dogs of the Desert!

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My dog likes to bark a lot especially when I take hmi out to relieve at night.


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AWESOME!!!!! I wish the two of you the best!!!!!


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Hello, My guide dog is a black Labrador Retriever named Wizard. He's 3 years old and 3e's about 63 pounds.


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thankyou for helping me out. Thanks glad to hear that cuz a lotof people make fun of my username (I use this for everything lol)


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First, welcome to AFB's TeenConnect. I think you will find a good group of teens here sharing their thoughts, ideas, and advice on all kinds of topics. We try our best to restrict and filter persons from posting full names, email addresses, and bad language on this message board. As it is aimed allowing teens to sharing information and such.

I am going to go out on a limb, are you wondering how to post a new message to the board, not reply, but start a new conversation?

The link is all the way at the bottom of the page, on TeenConnect.

I just took a shot at it.

Sincerely,
Joe S.
AFB Staff


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How can I help you horsegal2012? I LOVE your username.


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can someone help me out here I am new


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That is great, you are really making awesome progress. Keep pushing and keep making it happen. Thank you for updating us!

Sincerely,
Joe S.
AFB Staff


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AWESOME!!! Goodluck and have fun Sarah I wish you the best. Currently I haven't heard anything from Leader Dogs yet so I'm still waiting. If I don't hear anything by next Thursday I'm going to email them though since that'll be day 60 on the application process wait period. I'm nervous but I guess no news is good news till then but it is nerve wracking waiting and I'd rather get my dog before college. Cross country has been going well I've ran three meets and a invitational. And have without trying gathered quite the fan club. People from the other schools approached my mom and I about it. I've come a long way so far, I can actually do push ups now, I at this point can run a 5k at 45:30 and will hopefully be in the thirties by the end of the season.


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Hi there, fantastik job. Good luk with the new dog. You will have the best time. Wish you all the best. J.C.


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I have been trying to figure out how to start my own topic on teen connect and I don't know how can anyone help me??


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I have friends who would say that college is a great time to have a guide dog, and many of the schools offer summer programs specifically aimed at college students. It is an adjustment, but many would tell you it will be a great experience.

As I have said, as a cane user, a guide dog is a much smoother and often faster tool to travel through the environment. I have visited guide dog schools and done practice runs. I travel at a good rate with a cane, but there is no comparison. You still have to have good orientation and mobility skills.

All the best! Keep us posted on your adventure.

Sincerely,
Joe S.
AFB Staff


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Awesome Sarah!!! I think when I switch to all college classes that I am going to take a semester off and go to a school. I have no idea which school but I have plenty of time to decide. I hope you have safe travels and have fun!


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Awesome Sarah!!! I think when I switch to all college classes that I am going to take a semester off and go to a school. I have no idea which school but I have plenty of time to decide. I hope you have safe travels and have fun!


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That is so awesome! So glad, I know it has been a long road to get to this opportunity. I am so happy for you. Enjoy and please keep us posted about your experiences.

I was wondering where everyone was on this message board -- glad you are doing well! Enjoy and make the most of it!

Sincerely,
Joe S.
AFB Staff


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