Call to train British guide dogs – archive, 8 October 1934

Call to train British guide dogs – archive, 8 October 1934

Owing to quarantine difficulties dogs trained abroad could not be imported into England, but the British Guide Dogs for the Blind Training Committee had been formed to train dogs in this country.

Man who created labradoodle describes it as his 'life’s regret'

Man who created labradoodle describes it as his 'life’s regret'

The man who created the world’s first labradoodle has spoken of his regret in creating the popular mixed-breed dog , describing them as “crazy Frankenstein’s monsters” prone to hereditary problems.

Sunny updates us on what he's learned in his guide dog training

Sunny updates us on what he's learned in his guide dog training

This is a day to celebrate the importance of guide dogs and how they help people who are blind or visually impaired reach their personal goals of independence. It's also a way to honor all the paw-some people who dedicate their time, funds and love to creating guide dog partnerships.

Guide dog celebrates Leeds United’s winning goal with its owner in the stands

Guide dog celebrates Leeds United’s winning goal with its owner in the stands

Nikki Allen began attending Leeds’ games at Elland Road after losing her sight and is aided by her guide dog Rita. This woman’s guide dog going mental for Jack Harrison’s winner @TheSquareBall @NothingButLUFC @LeedsUnitedHQ @PhilHayYEP #lufc — Sean Clare (@Sean__Clare).

Still the best! Labradors are the most popular dog breed in US for 28th straight year

Still the best! Labradors are the most popular dog breed in US for 28th straight year

Sunny and his buddies are still No. 1!The most popular dog breed in the country for the 28th straight year is the Labrador, just like TODAY's own puppy with a purpose, according to the American Kennel Club.

Animal shelter is seeking a ‘guide human’ to help dog that went blind overnight

Animal shelter is seeking a ‘guide human’ to help dog that went blind overnight

‘These little considerations have made him a happy dog and really helped him to adjust quickly.’ Alex, the four-year-old terrier with carer Jackie (Picture: Dogs Trust / SWNS.com) The team are looking for the right home with owners who will continue to help him adapt, and hope that his lack of eye sight won’t put off any potential adopters.

Dog SUDDENLY BLINDED overnight in need of 'guide person' to provide a home - urgent appeal

Dog SUDDENLY BLINDED overnight in need of 'guide person' to provide a home - urgent appeal

If you can give Alex a loving new home, call Dogs Trust Evesham on 0300 303 0292.

Puppy party! See pics from Sunny's birthday reunion with his siblings

Puppy party! See pics from Sunny's birthday reunion with his siblings

Nathan Congleton/TODAY You can take part in the festivities — and help support the Guide Dog Foundation at the same time — by tweeting a pic of your dog using the hashtag #TODAYPuppyParty .

Blind Paralympic Skier Danielle Umstead Talks Life with Guide Dogs

Blind Paralympic Skier Danielle Umstead Talks Life with Guide Dogs

Did I do this right?” At that moment I thought, “I really think I’m ready for a guide dog because there are going to be so many things with raising a son that are visual that I’m not sure of.”

Viral social media post sparks important PSA about service animals

Viral social media post sparks important PSA about service animals

Viral social media post sparks important PSA about service animals copied! A woman’s story about a service dog approaching her without its owner has gone viral and started an important conversation.

Take a look at the documentary ‘Pick of the Litter,’ which follows guide dog trainers

Take a look at the documentary ‘Pick of the Litter,’ which follows guide dog trainers

Take a look at the documentary ‘Pick of the Litter,’ which follows guide dog trainers copied! Jenna Bush Hager and Sheinelle Jones are joined by Anne Tyson, a trainer at Guide Dogs for the Blind, and an adorable Labrador puppy.

TODAY's puppy with a purpose, Sunny, is celebrating an anniversary

TODAY's puppy with a purpose, Sunny, is celebrating an anniversary

Sunny has been paw-fecting his skills with his Guide Dog Foundation instructor, Olivia Poff, and they both appeared on the show Monday to recap his time on TODAY. TODAY celebrates 6 months with Sunny as he graduates to next level in guide dog training

'Pick of the Litter' documentary follows puppies' guide dog training

'Pick of the Litter' documentary follows puppies' guide dog training

The documentary filmmaker and co-director Dana Nachman, 46, followed five Labrador retriever puppies — Patriot, Potomac, Primrose, Poppet and Phil — through 20 months of intensive training to see which, if any, would become guide dogs in their new documentary, "Pick of the Litter," due out Aug. 31.