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Raising puppies to
By Sue Erwin
Photos by Caroline Clabaugh Acute and cuddly companion can make life
Nemo is a 6-month-old black Labrador
that is currently being trained by
Englewood resident Susan Weise.
better. But for some people, it can also help
make daily challenges less of a burden and
make life a bit easier.
The puppies raised by Southeastern Guide Dog
trainers are on their way to becoming extraordinary
service dogs that provide freedom,
confidence and hope for people who cannot
see and veterans who are struggling with
Susan Weise lives in Englewood and she’s
a new puppy raiser for the organization.
She’s currently helping to raise Nemo, a
6-month old black Labrador that will live
with her for the next year.
Premier Sotheby's International Realty
in Venice made a $5,000 donation to
Southeastern Guide Dogs and named
the dog Nemo.
Weise said Nemo is very intelligent
and he already knew the commands “sit”
and “stay” when he was just 3 months
“He has a lot of energy and
he’s a very sweet dog,”
When he reaches 14 months old he’ll
return to the Southeastern Guide
Dog facility to continue training
and eventually become a service