Top Ten Tips for a Successful Convention Trip with a Guide DogBy Riccobono, Melissa; Braille Monitor, Vol. 49, No. 5, pp. 327-330
Publication Date: May 2006
Article in which the author provides useful tips for people planning on attending conferences with their guide dogs. Ten tips are provided: (1) decide if a convention is the right place for your dog; (2) treat your dog for fleas before you leave home; (3) orient yourself to the hotel to make life easier for you and your dog; (4) remember your dog's needs as well as your own; (5) relieve your dog often; (6) clean up after your dog; (7) keep your dog out of the way; (8) beware of food; (9) give your dog breaks; and (10) listen to what your dog is telling you. Each piece of advice is discussed in detail.
Published by: National Federation of the Blind (Website:http://www.nfb.org)
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