Do Guide Dogs Know that Another Dog is a Guide Dog?

And, dogs with jobs hatch a plan to get free treats

Two Labrador Retriever guide dogs sitting side by side
Photo Credit: the author. Cooper and Italy, Cooper is letting her do the ‘talking’

Cooper and Italy are guide dogs who met at the CNIB, one of our favorite places to be. Italy’s human, Kay, and I are friends.

Here’s a conversation between Cooper and Italy in the coffee room.



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Patricia Timmermans

Patricia Timmermans

My guide dog and I visit schools to raise awareness for sight loss; the kids’ questions make great stories! Plus, I love books and writing book reviews. 🇨🇦