Photo: WBRC's new Guide Dog Puppy in Training 'Rookie'
WBRC would like to welcome 'Rookie', a new Guide Dog puppy
'in training'.Rookie is a 8 week old
male 3/4 yellow Labrador 1/4 golden retriever who is being raised and trained
by Lindsay Hass, WBRC Orientation and Mobility Specialist.Rookie will accompany Ms. Hass to work and in
the community for about 18 months to become acclimated to a variety of
environments, people, and situations prior to returning to Guide Dogs for the
Blind for evaluation and additional training to become a Guide Dog.Rookie is the 6th Guide Dog puppy that Ms.
Hass has raised for Guide Dogs for the Blind.Her last Guide Dog puppy, Hawthorne, is currently participating in
formal training at Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael, CA