What do you notice about the dogs in the video clip below?
What you may have noticed is that all the dogs are Labrador Retrievers! The most popular breed of guide dog is the Labrador Retriever, although The Seeing Eye trains German shepherds, Labrador “golden retrievers,” and “Labrador/golden crosses” as well as Labs. Guide Dogs also uses Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, and Lab/Golden crosses.
Photo of the Labrador Retriever, “Ricky,” by Paul Guttenberg