Puppies in Training
Aggie (born 3/1/2018, Kent/Whitley)
Aggie arrived in May of 2018 as a starter pup for Mary Lou. She is the second brindle Lab for our group! She will be transferred to a different raiser later in the summer.
Koa (born 1/31/2018, Celtic/Embry)
Koa is a Brindle Black Lab and his particular coloring is a first for our group. He arrived via the maiden voyge of the new Puppy Truck on 3/30/18, to be raised by group leaders Heidi & Dallas as their 14th pup for GDB.
Jive (born 1/17/2018, Bowie/Grazie)
Jive arrived on March 30, 2018 to be raised by Peter as his senior year project. Peter will have Jive until the end of summer, when he will be transferred to the Wenatchee puppy club. Jive's dad, Bowie, was raised in Guide Puppies of Seattle until he was 7 months old, at which point he was transferred to the same Wenatchee raiser who is getting Jive! What goes around....
Kata (born 2/26/2017, Curt/Peony)
Kata joined our group at 11 months old as a transfer from the Portland area to be raised by experienced transfer pros Brenda and Frank.
Nance (born 10/4/2017, Magic/Reisling)
Sweet little Nance transferred to our group with her raisers from Issaquah in January 2018. Welcome!
Hercules (born 9/15/2017,Dapper/Honu)
Hercules is one of the best known heroes in Greek and Roman mythology! Our Hercules has big paws to grow into. He arrived via the November 2017 Puppy Truck delivery and will be raised by first time raisers Denise & Sean.
Calista (born 9/8/2017, Dart/Madge)
In ancient mythology,Calista was a nymph loved by Zeus, whose jealous wife Hera turned her into a bear. This little bear joined our group in Nov 2017 and was raised by Mary Lou for the first 3 months, experienced puppy sitter turned raiser.Transferred to the Portland area in January 2017 at 5 mo. of age.
Royalty (born 8/10/2017, Nevin/Uzette)
Royalty, nicknamed the less ostentatious Roya, arrived at our first Tacoma Subaru puppy truck hosting! She is the 14th puppy that Robin and Howard have raised for Guide Dogs for the Blind. Wow.
Widget (born8/14/2017, York/Addie)
Wikipedia explains that a widget enables a user to perform a function or access a service--sounds like a guide dog to us! Widget is being raised by Derval, Tom, Hugh, Jack, Alibhe, Fiona as their 3rd pup for GDB. He arrived via the Tacoma Subaru puppy truck delivery in Oct. 2017. Transferred to the Snohomish Puppy Guides group in May 2018 at 9 months of age.
Reggie (born 8/10/2017, Nevin/Uzette)
Reggie spent the first few weeks with raiser Abby and then transferred to Ursula & Laurie as the second pup for Guide Dogs for the Blind. He transferred again in January 2018 at 5 months of age to Colorado when his raisers adopted their previous pup, Wombie.
Lima (born 6/16/17, Saddle/Gala)
Lima (Peru, not bean!) joined our group to be raised by Anna and family as their 5th puppy for Guide Dogs for the Blind. She arrived in August 2017.
Spencer (born 6/22/2017, Kepler/Sherpa)
Spencer has a name fit for royalty! He arrived in August 2017 to be raised by Samantha and her mom Karen as their 4th pup for GDB.
Verdot (born 3/18/2017,Taurus/Kanga)
Petit Verdot is said to have lots of character! This Verdot arrived in May 2017 and will be raised by Jeremy and Melissa as their first pup with our group. Melissa raised 7 puppies for GDB with FHA when she was a teenager, so they are not lacking in experience!