Home for aging guide dogs, owners in works

National | CHUBU CONNECTION Jun 1, 2015

Home for aging guide dogs, owners in works

The Chubu Guide Dog for the Blind Association based in Nagoya is working to build the nation's first intensive care nursing home where elderly people and retired guide dogs can live together. The association, which trains and provides guide dogs to visually impaired people in ...

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