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Meg With Milo

Meg

Meg is the mother of Elizabeth who is raising yellow male Labrador Retriever Milo. Meg has signed up as a Community member for presentations, and events. She attends meetings and is learning Guide Dogs R+ techniques.

Meg with Zola

Meg with Zola

Training in a park, Meg with Milo, Karen with Jess

Training in a park, Meg with Milo, Karen with Jess

Meg with Milo

Meg with Milo

Meg with Milo

Meg with Milo

Meg with Milo

Meg with Milo

Meg with Milo

Meg with Milo

Meg with Amari 2017-07-17

Meg with Amari 2017-07-17

Meg and Elizabeth with Milo

Meg and Elizabeth with Milo

Elizabeth with Milo and Meg

Elizabeth with Milo and Meg

Barbara With Cisco

Barbara HH

Barbara raised male Golden Retriever/Labrador Retriever Cross Cisco. She now lives with Career Change Miranda as a pet.
Barbara heard about L.A. Southwest at a presentation given by L.A. Southwest members to the Neptunian Woman’s Club.

Patt And Bill With Tomkins

Patt and Bill

Patt and Bill raised Hark, a female Labrador Retriever. They lived with male Labrador Retriever retired guide and Pet Ambassador Dog Tompkins. Patt and Bill assist with presentations and special events. They have been most helpful in facilitating community presentations.

Larry With Arbor

Larry

Larry raised his Career Change Labrador Retriever Delancey, a Pet Ambassador Dog and recently certified UCLA Pet Therapy Dog. Larry was the primary co-raiser for new Breeder, female Labrador Retriever Arbor. He provides important puppy sitting experiences for our pups.

Tom, Pat, and Larry at the Long Beach VA Blind Rehabilitation Center

Tom, Pat, and Larry at the Long Beach VA Blind Rehabilitation Center

Larry with Delancey at Vistamar

Larry with Delancey at Vistamar

Larry & Faye

Larry & Faye

Larry and Faye with Delancey

Larry and Faye with Delancey

Faye, Larry with Delancey, Karen, and Manny

Faye, Larry with Delancey, Karen, and Manny

Larry with Delancey at UCLA Anchor Splash 2016

Larry with Delancey at UCLA Anchor Splash 2016

Delancey Best Buddy

Delancey Best Buddy

Larry with Delancey UCLA Health

Larry with Delancey UCLA Health

California Council of the Blind's 1st Mutt Strutt - 09/10/2011

California Council of the Blind's 1st Mutt Strutt - 09/10/2011

Larry with Delancey

Larry with Delancey

Larry with Delancey and Tom with Calypso on the beach

Larry with Delancey and Tom with Calypso on the beach

Larry

Larry

Larry with Arbor

Larry with Arbor

Larry with Arbor

Larry with Arbor

Larry with Arbor at the Puppy Truck

Larry with Arbor at the Puppy Truck

Tom And Jill With Calypso

Tom

Tom raised Labrador Retriever working guide Janice and Career Change Pet Ambassador Dog Labrador Retriever Calypso. Tom co-raised new Breeder, female Labrador Retriever Arbor, with Larry. Tom participates in presentations and events and is a valued puppy sitter.

Tom, Pat, and Larry at the Long Beach VA Blind Rehabilitation Center

Tom, Pat, and Larry at the Long Beach VA Blind Rehabilitation Center

Tom with Calypso

Tom with Calypso

Presentation to Girl Scouts

Presentation to Girl Scouts

Elizabeth and Tom with Dash

Elizabeth and Tom with Dash

Elizabeth and Tom with Dash

Elizabeth and Tom with Dash

Tom with Calypso

Tom with Calypso

Tom with Calypso and Laker Girls

Tom with Calypso and Laker Girls

Tom with Calypso at Xmas lights 2016

Tom with Calypso at Xmas lights 2016

Tom with Velma at Paws of Fame 2016-10-29 Puppy Raiser Appreciation luncheon

Tom with Velma at Paws of Fame 2016-10-29 Puppy Raiser Appreciation luncheon

Tom with Velma

Tom with Velma

Tom with Reese at 10 months

Tom with Reese at 10 months

Tom with Calypso in the rain

Tom with Calypso in the rain

Bill, Tom, Patt, Tompkins, and Calypso at Buford School

Bill, Tom, Patt, Tompkins, and Calypso at Buford School

Tom and Jill with Calypso

Tom and Jill with Calypso

Larry with Delancey and Tom with Calypso on the beach

Larry with Delancey and Tom with Calypso on the beach

Tom with young Calypso

Tom with young Calypso

Tom with Arbor

Tom with Arbor

Tom and Jill with Janice

Tom and Jill with Janice

Tom with Janice

Tom with Janice

Tom with Janice at the Puppy Truck

Tom with Janice at the Puppy Truck

Joe With Working Guide Vino

Joe

Joe is a GDB alum and is partnered with a new guide, Vino, after his previous guide, Balsam, retired. Joe provides a unique look at the GDB lifestyle sharing his personal story at presentations and events, he is a great asset to L.A. Southwest. Joe and Balsam have together enjoyed travel and cruises at vacation time.

Melissa At Graduation

Melissa

Melissa, a GDB alum, and her guide dog, Camry, has provided invaluable support and inspiration for L.A. Southwest. Sharing her story at presentations and events provides education to the public about blindness and related issues. Melissa has served as an outstanding representation of the ultimate goal for L.A. Southwest members and the community.

Melissa is currently an elected member the Board of Directors of Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.
Melissa is also President of Paws of Fame Los Angeles, Alumni and Friends of Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.

Follow Melissa’s adventures at Blindgirl.net

Karen And Manny With Asia At The Puppy Truck

Karen and Manny

Karen and Manny are planning for their next puppy. Meanwhile they are assisting with puppy sitting, presentations, and special events.

Karen and Manny raised working guides Glee, and Winsome, and Career Change Fina, and Asia.  Glee retired and returned home as a Pet Ambassador Dog. Fina provides service in Pet Therapy and in the Paws to Read program.

Karen with Belfast

Karen with Belfast

Karen with Jess

Karen with Jess

Karen with Jess and pony

Karen with Jess and pony

Manny evaluating Dash

Manny evaluating Dash

Faye, Larry with Delancey, Karen, and Manny

Faye, Larry with Delancey, Karen, and Manny

Karen with Asia at UCLA Anchor Splash 2016

Karen with Asia at UCLA Anchor Splash 2016

Karen and Manny with Asia 20160507

Karen and Manny with Asia 20160507

Manny with Asia

Manny with Asia

Karen with Asia at the pupmpkin patch

Karen with Asia at the pupmpkin patch

Karen with Asia (lap dog)

Karen with Asia (lap dog)

Karen with Asia on the box

Karen with Asia on the box

Karen with Asia

Karen with Asia in her first jacket

Karen and Manny with Asia at the Puppy Truck

Karen and Manny with Asia at the Puppy Truck

Fred, Gail, Karen, Melissa, and David at 1st Alumni Association Reunion in San Francisco

Fred, Gail, Karen, Melissa, and David at 1st Alumni Association Reunion in San Francisco 11-11-06

Karen and Manny

Karen and Manny

Karen and Manny with Winsome at graduation

Karen and Manny with Winsome at graduation

Karen, Manny, and Julie with Winsome

Karen, Manny, and Julie with Winsome

Karen, Manny, and Julie with Winsome at the Puppy Truck

Karen, Manny, and Julie with Winsome at the Puppy Truck

Karen and Manny with Fina

Karen and Manny with Fina

Karen and Manny with Glee at graduation

Karen and Manny with Glee at graduation

Glee

Glee

Glee

Glee

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