There are currently three ways a dog can "graduate" from guide dog school.

Working Guidess - After 6 months or more of formal training, the dog is matched with a visually impaired partner. Up to 4 more weeks of training is done together on campus before the new team is presented at a graduation ceremony. Often times the puppy raiser has the opportunity to attend graduation and meet the new partner.

Breeder Dogs - After returning for formal training, those dogs still under breeder consideration are carefully observed by the trainers and the breeding department. Only the most exceptional dogs are chosen to join the breeding colony. These dogs are also presented at a graduation ceremony and will live with a foster family in between litters of puppies.

K-9 Buddies - This is a new program that matches a suitable dog with a blind child to provide companionship, increased social opportunities, love, and experience caring for a dog. If the child later chooses to be matched with a guide dog, he or she will already have experience with dogs.

Dogs not selected for one of these three jobs are said to be career changed. Career changed dogs go on to work as therapy, search and rescue, diabetic detection, hearing, or of course they can be pet dogs! Check out Boulder's wonderful career change dogs!

Pearson

This Pearson is the first Pearson raised in the club. Pearson is a yellow, male labrador. He graduated as a working guide in 2011. He was born on February 20, 2009 to dog mom Blossom and dog dad Eric. Pearson was co-raised by Angela, Zach, and Carol.

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Logan

Logan is a labrador/golden retriever second generation cross. He was born to dog mom Cheyenne and dog dad Alijah (from Canine Companions Inc.) on October 24, 2008. Logan was raised by Cathy and Carolanne.

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Samba

Samba was born on August 27, 2008 to dog mom Trina and dog dad Levitt. This female lab was raised by Richard, Bonnie, and Families.

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Rally

Rally graduated in 1997 as a working guide. He was raised by Debbie and her family.

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Yoko

Yoko is a female yellow labrador born on April 16, 2010 to dog mom Mamie and dog dad Jenkins. She is a litter mate of Yates and Yula, also in the Boulder club. Yoko is being raised by Kirsten, Jill, and Leah.

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Yates

Yates is a male, yellow labrador, and his litter mates, Yoko and Yula are also in the Boulder club. He was raised by Anna and Jean-Paul. He is a yellow labrador born on April 16, 2010 to dog mom Mamie and dog dad Jenkins.

Yates graduated and his partner loves him.

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Viva

Viva is a female, yellow labrador born on September 23, 2011. She is being raised by Sara and Tom. Her dog mom is Trinidad and her dog dad is David. She joined the club the second week of December 2011. She has a microchip isntead of a tatoo! Viva graduated as a working guide dog in June of 2013.

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Tamika

Tamika is a black, female labrador who is being co-raised by Leah, Abby, Kirsten, and Emily. Tamika was born on April 8, 2012 to dog dad Marino and dog mom Abigail.

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Mercury

Mercury is a black, male labrador born to dog mom Mamie and dog dad Dylan on August 27, 2009.

He was raised by Alex and his family. Mercury is now partnered with a pastor and sports fan.

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Narnia

Narnia graduated as a guide in 2007. Narnia was raised by Heidi and her family.  Narnia's mom is Audrey, who was also raised by Heidi!  Narnia is now retired as an active guide, but is still working as an ambassador dog.

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Noelani

Noelani graduated as a guide in 2007. Noelani was co-raised by Kirsten, Jill, and their families.  Noelani's mom is Lilo, who was also raised by Jill and Kirsten!

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Intrigue

Intrigue graduated as a working guide dog in 1997. She was born in 1996 and was raised by Mark and Lindy.

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Heloise

Heloise graduated as a working guide in 1998.

She was raised by Jill and Don.

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Galway

Galway graduated as a working guide. Galway was raised by Doreen and Aaron.

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Desilu

Desilu is a female yellow labrador who is currently a working guide.

She was born on February 13, 2009 to dog mom Lilo and dog dad Bosworth. She was raised co-raised by Kirsten, Jill, Leah, and their families.

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Dora

Dora was raised by Grace and Susan. Dora graduated as a working guide in March 2013.

Dora is sister to Deidra and is being raised by Grace and Susan as their first puppy!  Dora's parents are Vintage and Jenkins and was born 4/12/11.

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Daytona

Daytona graduated as a working guide. Daytona was raised by Heidi and her family.

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Deidra

Deidra was  co-raised by Leah, Abby, Kirsten, and Emily. Deidra graduated as a working guide in March 2013.

She's a black female labrador and she joined the group on Friday, June 10, 2011. She was born on April 12th, 2011 to mom Vintage and Dad Jenkins.  She will spend her first few months with Emily and then will move on to the co-raising crew of Leah, Abby, Kirsten and their families.

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Cordova

Cordova is a female, yellow labrador. Cypress came off the puppy truck on November 11, 2011. She was born on 8/22/2011. Her dog parents are daddy Stockholm & mommy Starling.

Cordova graduated and is a working Guide Dog.

Guide Dogs for the Blind posted a video of Starling's litter of C puppies.

Cordova is being raised by Claudia. Cordova is littermates with Cypress, who was also raised in the club.

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Conrad

Conrad is a male black labrador. He was born on August 28, 2009 to dog mom Beverly and dog dad Kentucky.

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Conchita

Conchita graduated as a working guide in October 2007. She was born on February 5, 2006 to dog mom Clove and dog dad Wellington.

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Clyde

Clyde was transferred into our group.

He is a male, black labrador born on May 23, 2010 to Jay and Noleta. He was raised by Claire. Clyde graduated on November 5, 2011 in Oregon.

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Aruba

Aruba graduated as a working guide. Aruba was raised by Melissa.

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Anka

Anka is a female, black labrador who graduated as a working guide in 2009.

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Antoinette

Antoinette graduated as a wheelchair guide in 2006. Antoinette was raised by Bonnie and her family and is now working in Utah.

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Aloha

Aloha graduated as a guide in 2007. Aloha was raised by Dave and Sara.

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Alexia

Alexia graduated as a working guide in December 2006. She was raised by Cathy and Carolanne.

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Adeline

Adeline is a female, black labrador who graduated in 2009 as a working guide.

She was born to dog mom Joyann and dog dad Dylan. She was born on August 28, 2007 and was co-raised by Bonnie, Richard, Kyra, and families.

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Allegra

Allegra graduated as a working guide. She was raised by Bonnie and her family.

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Anderson

Anderson was raised by Angela and graduated as a working guide in 2006.

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