Other young adults counted down the days to their permits or road tests, whereas I waited with baited breath for my guide dog to arrive.
However, you need to plan routes differently if you use a guide dog.
When you travel with a large, gorgeous lab or shepherd, people want to stop and chat. You are always on display.
It's the feeling of freedom I get when I pick up my dog’s harness and ask him to go “forward”, which I never felt when I used a cane.
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