February 26, 2021
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Formal training for guiding eyes dogs delayed

By | Oct 6, 2020

Guiding Eyes for the Blind at IC has had its paws full raising dogs amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which has delayed formal guide dog training.


Furry friends with a future: Meet Guiding Eyes for the Blind

By The Ithacan | Mar 21, 2018

Guiding Eyes for the Blind is an international nonprofit organization that connects trained dogs with people who are blind or visually impaired.


Guiding Eyes for the Blind handlers form bonds with dogs

By | Apr 11, 2017

Sophomore Jack Ficcardi grips the leash of Aura, his yellow labrador retriever, with a tight hold. She looks up to him and sits down at his request.


IC student trains guide dogs to give sight to the blind

By | Nov 28, 2016

In a large, gated field behind Emerson Hall, labrador retrievers Eden and Aura enjoy some playtime by running through the grass — a short break from training by students like junior Melissa Potter.