On the 1st of October, it will be six months since Guide Dog Sienna entered my life! To mark the occasion, I will write a series of posts over the next few weeks explaining the difference working with a guide dog has made for me. It seems like a lifetime ago that Guide Dog Sienna... Continue Reading →
The Adventures of Guide Dog Sienna … the good, the bad and the ugly
If I utter the words denial of service, half of those in my life will think my computer was hacked and the other half would link this with accessibility. These two varied meanings illustrate the differences in perception across our society and show the value of knowledge and education. This post covers multiple interrelated concepts,... Continue Reading →
The adventures of Guide Dog Sienna …. Responding to your Guide
Most of my posts are sharing the difference working with a Guide Dog has made for me. Hands down, it has been amazing, positive and dare I say life-changing. However, I wanted to express that there can be less than optimal times too. When we work as a team, there is cohesiveness. We both read... Continue Reading →
How I see it … Metal detecting?
Do people see what they expect rather than what is in front of them? Since becoming a Guide Dog handler about three months ago, my weekends usually include a trip to the beach. In doing this, my safety and ensuring Sienna has time to be a dog in her downtime are both important. Photo of... Continue Reading →