Students and puppies learned together.
Imagine a classroom with 30 students. Add 21 wiggly puppies. What do you get? Teens training guide dogs!
Teacher Mrs. Hearn has trained 56 dogs on her own. She set an example for her students. They raised 170 dogs over the years.
Read More: Marybeth Hearn got her first puppy when she was ten years old. She wanted to help Lettie become a guide dog for the blind. She kept training dogs for 50 more years. Now two sons and a granddaughter raise dogs. Many of her students at Lemoore High School in Lemoore, California, followed her example. They also train puppies that go on to become service dogs. The Apostle Paul instructed young preacher Timothy (1 Timothy 4:12), “Set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in faith, in purity.”