Saturday, June 20, 2009

College Picture

I got a picture of Sherman in harness this week. When I opened the envelope and saw that picture it I could not help but smile. I could not get over how grown up he looks and how big he is. I loved how his ear was turned differently; he always did have expressive ears. He looks so happy and doesn’t seem to be partying too much at college. I still can’t believe that he has been gone for 9 weeks.
When I look at that picture of Sherman in harness, I can’t help but be super proud of him for making it this far in training. Hopefully he will continue on the course to be a great guide dog but if he decides he doesn’t want to be a guide dog I know that he will be great in any job that he is placed in.
As much as I love to look at pictures of Sherman, I can’t look at them too long right now because they somehow become blurry:) They remind me just how special Sherman was to me. Granted all of my puppies have been special in their own way and they each have a special place in my heart. Sherman was just the first of my puppies to truly be a mama’s boy. (The first three were more independent) Sherman always knew how to make me smile. He helped me through my final year in High school and was by my side my first year of College. Somehow it is a lot more fun and easier to take a dog to class with you then trying to go through it alone. You also get to be good friends with the teachers (which can’t hurt anything).
Sherman was special puppy that not only had an impact on my life, but on everyone who met him.


  1. He's so handsome!!!!!!! You should be so proud!

  2. What a gorgeous boy! I am also a college student raising guide pups, do you mind if I link your blog?


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