Moving in the circle of pups

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It's a sea of swirling legs, both canine and human, as the pups and their handlers swing out on the puppy training circle in a church parking lot.

The club leaders put the pups and their handlers through their paces once a month at a neighborhood church. When the weather is inviting, we head out into the back parking lot where there's plenty of room to maneuver.

After the puppy-circle training session, we head inside to the fellowship hall for our meeting, where we plan out activities such as field trips and school visits and share any "puppy news" from the Seeing Eye. That news involves the pups that have gone back for training and whether they are graduating, have been placed with a blind person, or perhaps are assigned another job. Some even go to law enforcement for airport safety patrol or other non-aggressive duties.  As the Seeing Eye says: "Every dog has his destiny."

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