Guide Dogs for the Blind has been featured in a number of news stories recently and we want to highlight the following articles for you. First is an article about two of GDB's graduates, Ken Altenburger and Aerial Gilbert. Ken had been in need of a kidney transplant and friend and fellow Guide Dog user Aerial donated one of her kidneys to him.
Photo above: GDB graduates Aerial Gilbert with Guide Dog Splash and Ken Altenburger with Guide Dog Bristol standing together.
Petaluma Argus Courier, March 23, 2011
“Sight-Impaired Friend Donates the Gift of a Lifetime”
In other news:
Lodi News, March 30, 2011
“Lodi Newcomer Hy Cohen Advocates”
Seattle Times, March 29, 2011
“Northwest Wanderings: A Special Way of Seeing the World”
TheBark.com, March 29, 2011
“Big Changes for Little Caleb”
Statesman Journal, March 17, 2011
“Dogs Part of Rescue Effort in Japan”
Orange County Register, March 10, 2011
“Irvine Dog Graduates Fourth Guide Dog”