Do you think your dog has got what it takes to be a guide dog for the blind? Of course, not all dogs have what it takes to be a good guide dog. Guide dogs need to possess a specific set of traits that make them perfect for the job. Some of these include a natural self-confidence and self-assuredness, loyalty, plus the ability to focus on the person they’re guiding while being able to resist all distractions.
Research also shows that it’s more likely for right-pawed dogs (dogs whose dominant use of paw is the right paw) with hair swirling counter-clockwise to become excellent guide dogs.
So how are excellent guide dogs made? Watch this video to find out: