Guide dogs go through a world of change during their training. From playful pups, they become trailblazers. From roly-poly fluffballs, they become leaders. Partnered with a Canadian with sight loss? They become everything: a best friend, a travel companion, a barrier-breaker, the guide to a whole new world.
That’s exactly what Barney is to Cindy Shone. Before their life-changing partnership, she says it felt like danger was everywhere. With Barney beside her?
“My life doesn’t feel limited anymore,” says Cindy. “It feels like it’s mine to live again. I have my freedom back.”