Kenobi’s Blog

Part 12 – My Sponsors!

So Mom got a phone call the other day – GDA phoned to say that a company has chosen to sponsor me!!! Dennis Jankelow & Associates (Pty) Limited, aka DJA, is a company that specialises in aviation insurance. As part ...

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Part 11 – My 3rd GDA pup class

So I attended my third puppy class at GDA (Guide-Dogs Association) with all my brothers and my sister. I must admit puppy classes are my favourite thing ever! We always learn something new. Here Ané is showing our moms how ...

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Part 10 – A new friend and Anja-cuddles

I love cuddling! When I was still very little, my brothers, sister and I used to cuddle with each other and with our mom Jelly. Anja looks a little bit like my mom – she’s the same colour. So when ...

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Part 9 – Mom’s office and a new friend

I went to the office with Mom! It was so exciting. Mom works half day (if you are a Puppy Raiser you need the extra time every day to take care of us), and I’m allowed to go to with ...

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Part 8 – More puppy class fun

So my puppy classes are going really well. At our second class at McKaynine, we learned how to ‘sit’ and ‘down’. But I already knew those. Here the instructor is demonstrating how to teach the down. Isn’t the Golden Retriever ...

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Part 7 – Visiting Granny and my first cat!

So Mom went to go visit her mom and decided that I could go with her. She has a small garden and I had a good play. There are lots of stairs where she stays so I got my exercise ...

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Part 6 – Puppy class fun

Last time I told you about my first puppy class at GDA, and how much fun we had! Well, mom organised some more fun! She entered me in puppy classes at McKaynine Training Centre (that is where my sisters, Emily ...

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Part 5 – Reunion!!

I’d been home for about a week when one morning Mom said she had a surprise for me. She loaded me into the car and off we went. When we arrived I saw that we were back at GDA – ...

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Part 4 – My new home

So my new home is pretty cool! I sleep in the bedroom with Mom, Dad, Anja and Emily. We all have our own beds but we swop whenever we want. And I like cuddling! I always try to lie against ...

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Part 3 – Going home!

The day started like any other. We woke up, played, had a nap, played, ate breakfast, had another nap, and played some more. Then they came to fetch us! There were about five families and they took us all into ...

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Part 2 – Growing up

It was so much fun starting my doggy life at GDA! I had lots of adventures every day. Different people came to visit us and in our outside run we had toys and other things to discover – we could ...

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Part 1 – Born at GDA

I was born at South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind. Wow that is a mouthful. For short they are called GDA. I was born on 15 November 2014. My mom is a South African girl called Jelly and my ...

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