Posts Tagged “animal sciences”

The Hanni hop

November 30, 201616 CommentsPosted in blindness, careers/jobs for people who are blind, guide dogs, Hanni, public speaking, radio, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Whitney

My Seeing Eye dog Whitney and I took an Amtrak train to Central Illinois Monday to give a presentation to an animal sciences class at the University of Illinois. While there in Urbana, we looked in on retired Seeing Eye dog Hanni. Her human companions Nancy and Steven report The 16-year-old star of Hanni and […]

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Hanni and Whit: Safe & Sound

April 15, 201617 CommentsPosted in blindness, careers/jobs for people who are blind, guide dogs, Hanni, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Whitney

It’s been a busy travel week for my Seeing Eye dog and me. We flew back from our fun-filled Sisters’ Weekend in the Pacific Northwest Monday night and then turned around Wednesday to take a three-hour train ride from Chicago to Champaign, Illinois. The next morning the two of us gave a presentation for an […]

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What it takes to be a Seeing Eye dog instructor

November 15, 20115 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, guide dogs, Harper, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools

I figured that once I told the animal sciences department at University of Illinois that Harper wouldn’t be coming with me, they’d cancel my guest lecture to their animal sciences class tomorrow. But I was wrong. Professor Amy Fisher wants me to come anyway, and I think the talk will be interesting. My plan is […]

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