DOGS AGAINST DARKNESS by Dickson Hartwell
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DOGS AGAINST DARKNESS

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There is tremendously interesting stuff here, of wide appeal, in this first complete account of The Seeing Eye, the people behind it, and what it has accomplished. How Mrs. Eustis and her husband became interested in raising superior German shepherds, attracted Jack Humphrey, and, in Switzerland, trained dogs for police, petrol, communication and trailing work. How they saw what was being done for blinded German war veterans and threw their energies into that type of work. Their first student, Morris Frank, who read Mrs. Eustis' SEP article and inquired about a dog for himself, and his successful ""graduation"". The coming of The Seeing Eye to the U.S., its early days, the mistakes, and the eventual settling at Morristown, N.J. How The Seeing Eye functions, what is required of dogs, students, trainers; how, without paid publicity, it has become nationwide; what it has accomplished for the blind. An absorbing account.

Pub Date: Sept. 9th, 1942
Publisher: Dodd, Mead