Guide Dogs for the Blind, serving individuals across the US and Canada, has just announced that preparation is underway to launch a puppy raising trial program using clicker training techniques. The first Puppy Program Clicker Trial will commence in early 2008 using approximately 25 new puppies entering the program.
Over the past four years, the Training Department at Guide for the Blind (GDB) has skillfully utilized clicker techniques and fully appreciates the exceptional outcomes of using this powerful training tool. In the past year, GDB has successfully expanded the use of clicker training with students and alumni, and continues to assess other program areas that may benefit from clicker techniques. (Post continues....click "read more" below.)