As part of a collaboration initiated last year, the Human-Animal Interactions Club is working with local organization Pilot Dogs to serve as Puppy Raisers for their dogs in training to become 'Pilot Dogs,' and assist blind and visually impaired folks. There are several Pilot Dogs on campus this semester, and below are three of the pups you might see around! If you see these pups around campus, please remember these dogs are in training, and be sure to ask the handler before approaching the dog. You can read more about this partnership here: 'Pilot Dogs Partnering with HAI Club for Puppy Raising Program.'
First, meet Timber! Timber is a 11-month old female yellow lab, being raised by Hannah. Timber is the first Pilot Dog Hannah is raising!
Next, meet Hugo! Hugo is a 3 month old male black labrador, being raised by first-time raiser, Carmen.
Last but not least, meet Tanner! Tanner is an 11 month old male yellow labrador, and he is being raised by Lexi. Tanner and Timber are brother & sister!