The New York Islanders have partnered with the Guide Dog Foundation to place a dog into the training process to become a guide dog.
Hockey and puppies are up there on my list of best things in this life. Thankfully, the New York Islanders combined the two as they decided to partner up with the Guide Dog Foundation to train a future guide dog.
On a Tuesday in August, it’s usually a very slow news day in the NHL world. It instantly got better when the Islanders announced they will be teaming up with the Guide Dog Foundation to get a dog’s training started.
The process of breeding, raising, training, and placing a guide dog costs over $50,000 but this foundation provides it services as no charge to the person in need. Funding comes from generous donors.
You might remember this foundation by the Islanders annual Pucks and Paws calendar. If you attended the Eyes on Isles Live Podcast this past February this is the foundation we chose to raise money for and that everyone so generously donated to.
For how to donate, visit their website. Now for the fun part, we can take a look at the Islanders dog that they are now trying to name.
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