Puppies in Training
Kingsley (born 4/27/2018, Canuck/Venetia)
A fluffy Golden pup for Melissa & Jeremy to raise arrived via puppy truck in June, 2018. Kingsley! This is Melissa's 9th pup for GDB.
Data (born 4/21/2018, Urvek/Treasure)
Data will be raised by Mark, Kendall, Andie, & Jed as their second pup for GDB.
Funston (born 4/24/2018, Keno/Zinnia)
Funston, named after a park in California (and probably Mr or Ms Funston), will be raised by experienced puppy sitter Hope as her first full-time pup for GDB.
Frederick (born 4/24/2018, Keno/Zinnia)
Frederick will start out with Dana, Dave, Zoe, & Ian until he is old enough to go to work with Zac & Kait at Amazon. It takes a village!
Harper (born 6/8/2017, Upton/Zulu)
Harper joined our group at 12 month of age as a transfer from the Auburn puppy raising group. He will be with Brenda and Frank for the next several months before heading off for formal guide dog 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 was transferred to the Boise, Idaho puppy raising group in June 2018.
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 middle 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....
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 was raised by first time raisers Denise & Sean until he transferred to the Sequim Puppy Pilots group at 8 months of age.
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.
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.