Jake is an adorable 10-year-old Chesapeake retriever. He’s a cute, adorable dog who loves to play and brings smiles to everyone’s face.
Jake is completely blind, but luckily he has his mom, Maggie, to lead him around. The two dogs are best friends and do everything together. And the mom dog acts as a guide dog for her son.
The two dogs were picked up and placed at Furry Friends Refuge in Des Moines, Iowa. Furry Friends is a no-kill shelter.
“Jake is really good at following other dog’s leads, and because Maggie is his mom, and she’s been with him his entire life, he likes to follow her lead the best,” said Sayde Scott-Hainchek of the Furry Friends Refuge.
Dog’s have an amazing sense of smell and hearing. He can get around just by listening to where his mom dog is, but he can also smell her scent to smell where she is.
Between hearing and smelling, the dog is able to navigate his surroundings, and he always makes sure he’s close to his mom and follows her lead.
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