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Goodbye Tenille….

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And so one day in September we got the e-mail that all puppyraiser families dread! It was time for Tenille and her siblings Tommy, Tigger, Tekoa, Tiffany and Trip to go back to the Gladys Evans Centre for their formal Guide Dog training. We fetched you as a tiny 7 week old puppy in December […]

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Diary of Tenille 8

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Good day all you good people out there! Below is a picture of me just being beautiful. I hear this every day from my humans. They say I have a calmness surrounding me and they say I have the sweetest nature ever!   Well, what can I say! We go on outings all the time for […]

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Diary of Tenille 7

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Hallo all the ones out there who love furry creatures! Today I want to share some photos with you guys and girls of a day I really had fun. It happened like this.  It rained a lot in the night.  The next morning after we had our breakfast, mom took a shower.  So that is […]

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Diary of Titan 3

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MY JOURNEY WITH TITAN JUNE 2013 Part 2 So, we introduced Titan to his new home, family, vet and the local malls. We even taught him the new routes – what next? Oh, it is time to go back to work again, and I cannot wait.  My aftercare trainer accompanied me to explain to everyone […]

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Diary of Tenille 6

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LEARNING NEW THINGS EVERYDAY… At SA Guide-dogs we have puppy class for 13 weeks on Wednesdays. In January we got our microchips the one week and immunizations the following week. The next week we went to an important company who is one of the wonderful sponsors of SAGA. The people were all so friendly and […]

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Diary of Tenille 5

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Going on and adventure… What adventure can we have today? Let’s pretend to sniff around. I know the perfect place! When I say “go” you follow me. Don’t let Sam see, he will tell mom. Quick! Follow me,  don’t make a sound! Joss, where are you?  Where did you go? I am coming.Bit dark in […]

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Diary of Titan 2

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MY JOURNEY WITH TITAN JUNE 2013 Part 1 Hello once again everyone and thank you for following my journey with Titan. This month is the most profound time in any Guide Dog owners’ life because this is the time we leave the comfort of the training centre and hope that the bond that we have […]

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Diary of Tenille 4

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Good day to all my friends out there! When I am not playing, I am sleeping The humans, Zoe, Joss and Sam take turns to supervise my whereabouts.  Here Joss is on duty. Playing under Zoe’s watchful eye It feels as if this has been my home forever. Mom says we have established a routine […]

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Diary of Titan

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MY JOURNEY WITH TITAN Going to the S A Guide Dogs Association to get my first guide dog. Was I nervous? That is the understatement of the year. I am a partially sighted woman and I was told that a person can wait up to two years for a Guide Dog. Hearing this, I decided […]

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Diary of Tenille 3

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A picture says a thousandwords…. First puppy class at Guide Dogs in January, when we got our microchips. The siblings happy to see each other again after a month. Sit! down…. and stay. Easy! And then you get a treat! After playing outside in the rain. My muddy paws after some gardening. At the shopping […]

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