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Blind Runner Makes History At NYC Half Marathon With a Trio of Guide Dogs

With the help of Westley, Waffle and Gus, Thomas Panek became the first blind person led exclusively by guide dogs to finish the race.

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Move over, Pixar! There's a new beautifully animated short tugging on your heartstrings in town! Introducing Pip - a smaller than average pup who dreams of becoming an elite guide dog! This video is a four-minute, heartwarming tale that will make you smile and cry, but mostly smile. Pip celebrates the heroic dogs that bring the mission of Southeastern Guide Dogs to life. 

Did you know that Pip is a real pup? She's currently in training at Southeastern Guide Dog and she needs support to make her own dream a reality! Southeastern Guide Dogs is a nonprofit organization that trains dogs to save the day for people with vision loss, veterans with PTSD, as well as other disabilities. As a nonprofit, Southeastern Guide Dogs provides these magnificent dogs at no cost to people who are in need of them and receive no government funding for doing so. You can help Pip reach her destiny by donating here! Plus,  if you donate $25 or more, you get a plush PipPal, an adorable puppy-in-training keepsake.


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Guide Dog Brogan Celebrates His 300th Flight!

One of the country's most frequent flyers doesn't need the pampering of first class, or the fine wine. In fact when they travel, they sit in a quite unusual spot. And no it's not a chair. It's actually under the chair!

His name is Brogan and by the Guide Dog Australia, he is also believed to be the country's most travelled guide dog. In fact he just celebrated taking his 300th flight this month.

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Sami Stoner is legally blind and making history in Ohio. The high school student is running on her school's female cross country team with her guide dog, Chloe. Sami had to obtain a waiver from the Ohio High School Athletic Association that would permit her to run with her companion Chloe. With the help of her Athletic Director, John Harris, Sami obtained permission to run on the team with Chloe (SUCCESS!!).

Sami's father, Keith Stoner, said he's grateful to those who worked with OHSAA to gi