Pick Of The Litter
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Meet Patriot, Potomac, Primrose, Poppet, and Phil - five determined puppies who, from the moment theyre born, begin an incredible journey to become guide dogs for the blind. Its a rigorous two-year process that will take them from the care of selfless foster volunteers to specialised trainers to, if they make the cut, a lifelong human companion.At every step of the way, the puppies will be tested, challenged, and evaluated. But not just any dog makes it all the way to graduation, and only the best of the best will make the cut - who has what it takes to be the pick of the litter?With deft storytelling skill, directors Dana Nachman and Don Hardy (the two previously co-directed the feature docs The Human Experiment, Witch Hunt, and Love Hate Love) introduce us to a group of unique canine characters along with their human counterparts. Pick of the Litter is a wonderful reminder of the extraordinary relationships we have with our dogs, especially those that we work beside each day.Come and meet Lin Stapley and her Guide Dog Declan alongside Denise Pope, our local Guide Dog trainer prior to the screening. Doors open at 7:00pm.Director: Dana Nachman, Don Hardy Jr.Run time: 80 mins
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