The dog days of campus: Yfke Havinga raises guide dogs for the blind

Stan didn’t participate in discussions during his Binghamton University classes, or pitch in during group projects. When the lectures began, he typically would close his eyes and snooze on the floor.

Behavior like that helped him earn his degree from Guiding Eyes for the Blind last year. Today, the yellow Labrador retriever is employed in New Jersey, where he helps a blind human companion navigate the realities of day-to-day life. Click here to continue reading.

Biological sciences major Yfke Havinga and guide-dog-in-training Stan. Image Credit