This Dog Messiah saved the life of a blind
19 Dec 2013
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We always say that a dog is man’s best friend but how many of us have seen these four legged friends to be our knight in the shining armour. This came true for Cecil Williams, 61 a blind US citizen when he escaped death thanks to Orlando, his black , a guide dog. Labrador Retriever
This courageous guide dog showed unconditional loyalty and unprecedented bravery when his blind master fainted and fell on the tracks of a Manhattan subway platform. Both Cecil and Orlando escaped all serious injuries when the train passed over them.
As per witnesses present in the scene Orlando started barking furiously to stop Cecil from falling over on the platform. When he could not stop him Orlando jumped on to the track and started to lick him to make him move from the platform. Cecil was on his way to see a dentist on that fateful day.
It was after this that the witnesses called for help and the motorman alerted the driver to stop the train that saved the lives of both Cecil and Orlando. Cecil cannot thank his best friend enough. This loyal companion is already at the bedside and making new fri ends at the hospital.
Guide Dogs are the perfect companions for those are differently abled especially for those who cannot see. These guide dogs will help t hem in time of need and as the name suggest will guide them in tricky situations as well. The most commonly used guide dogs include Labrador Retrievers and the Golden Retrievers. They are ideally selected for their temperament, excellent intelligence and health. Read More On Service Dog
Guide dogs are especially trained to help the visually impaired in their everyday work. There even temperament ensures companionship for all people. These guide dogs are trained to help the blind. The training mostly starts around when the dog is around 14 months old and mostly it is an eight week comprehensive training programs that the dogs have to go through. Read More On How to Train A Dog
In United States a person has to be legally blind to get one of these guide dogs from the institutes situated in the state. These dogs enhance their mobility and provide them the independence that is required to move around. These dogs have a passageway to move anywhere around the city and can be the faithful companions for all.