How to train a guide dog?
There are many phases to train a guide dog.
First step of training is choosing 6-8 weeks old suitable dogs and giving them to volunteer families.
For second step, puppies stay with volunteer families for one or one and a half year. With this process puppies get ready for the next step. When volunteer families and guide dog schools were communicating all the time, needs of the guide dogs are provided by the schools. As the initial step, the guide dogs were taken from the families and were given to professional trainers. The ones were succeed their training are ready for meeting partially-sighted people. At the end of all these steps, to adapt physically and psychologically there is a 3-4 weeks training at guide dog training centers for partially-sighted people and guide dogs.