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Canine Companions Service Dog in Training Has Magical Day at Epcot

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Winnifred, a 1-year-old yellow Labrador/golden retriever mix, is currently training to become a Canine Companions for Independence service dog.

Public outings and socialisation are crucial in the process of raising a puppy. It allows the dog to acclimate to a human’s world. 

For the past several months, Winnifred and Haley Coomes (News 6 producer) have been working on their greetings to prepare for meeting Disney characters. 

During a recent visit to Epcot, Winnifred had several photos ops, including ones with Mickey, Minnie and Pluto.

The 1-year-old yellow Labrador/golden retriever mix pooch has lived with the News 6 producer since April 2019 and was with another family before that. 

Over the course of a year and a half, the overall goal is to make her qualified to be a specially trained assistance dog when she graduates in August 2020. 

You can find more photos here.

Source: Click Orlando

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