Here he's licking his lips nervously under the glare of the orange garage lights as if to say, "I don't know about this..."
...But now you can see he's relaxed and hard at work again.
This week's new experiences included not only the airport, but also a farmer's market and some new neighborhoods. Of course errands take us to familiar places as well. I think the employees at Walmart are finally starting to get used to seeing us.
Dakota didn't care for the crashing of a long line of carts being returned to the store and stopped in mid-stride.
We waited and watched the men finish their job so he could see everything was all right.
...But guide dog work isn't always exciting. A big part of it is just learning to be patient. Here Dakota waits quietly and watches passersby while I do a little price checking.
It's all in a day's work!