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Guide Dog Learned to Push the Traffic Crossing Button

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This adorable story is just another item on the list of why dogs are the most awesome species out there. (Cats just don’t do this stuff!) Miller is a guide dog in Saxmundham, Suffolk in the UK to Charles Michaels, a blind man. This black labrador has gone above and beyond his typical training – the guide dog learned to push the traffic crossing button underneath the traffic lights for crossing pedestrians.

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He then waits and helps his human cross the road safely. Charles is one lucky man, with a guide dog so intelligent as to go beyond his training of his own accord. The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association spoke out and said that the guide dogs are not specifically trained to push these buttons, or to even know what they are for, but guide dogs are very smart creatures. Miller, you’re awesome!

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Alessia xx

About Alessia

I'm Alessia, owner of a rottweiler/beagle mix named Lucas (aka Lucifer - you can put two and two together on why he gets that nickname). I love all things dogs and puppies, among many other things such as babies, coffee, and nail polish. I like to write a lot and take loads of pictures, so blogging is right up my alley. Look out for posts by me on this blog, as well as my personal blog.