Saturday, February 7, 2009

News: Dog Guides in Shanghai

Dog guides for people who are blind or severely visually impaired as ever so slowly making in roads in Shanghai. As with anything new China finds itself in uncharted territory and with only two working teams the necessary changes to laws and public opinion and understanding are slow.
Here are several stories detailing the dog guide movement in Shanghai:While it may be a while before other groups of people with disabilities can seek partnership with service dogs, the signs of change are there. Dogs guides, after all, are the ones that started it all historically.

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