EOS 1752: Running with a Guide Dog, 12/20/17

Dec 18, 2017

Thomas Panek and Gus putting in miles at Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park. Credit Kholood Eid for The New York Times
Credit The New York Times

Guide dogs are trained to help the blind navigate throughout the day in many different environments.  Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Thomas Panek, president of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, about a new skill for which his organization is training dogs – running with their blind owners.  We’ll hear how this is done and how it is working out for Thomas.