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A Video Update from the President & CEO

By Glenn Hoagland, President & CEO

As you know, during the COVID-19 pandemic, we limited our operations to do our part in flattening the curve and reducing the spread of the virus. Because of the hard work and ingenuity of our team, we successfully relocated 200 puppies and dogs off campus and into the homes of our staff and volunteers.

We are happy to report that beginning in July, we will bring our dogs back to campus to resume their training. Our goal is to invite students back on campus by August.

In this video, you will meet Libby, Shannon, and Tricia, who describe how we prepared our dogs for relocation at the start of the pandemic. We will reverse this process to bring our dogs back on campus and get back to training them to become expertly trained Seeing Eye dogs.

I hope you continue to be safe and healthy during this time.

Video description: Glenn is shown standing before his desk, with a portrait of Buddy, the first Seeing Eye dog, in the background. He begins wearing a mask and takes it off as he begins speaking. Images and videos show puppy raisers reuniting with their puppies in The Seeing Eye's parking lot, while Glenn speaks about the dogs who were fostered out during the pandemic. When the video transitions to Tricia, Shannon and Libby, they are shown speaking individually from their homes on a Zoom video call.