Dog guide visits local school

Dog guide visits local school
Shown are Grade 7 and 8 students at HES with Elmer the guide dog.
Dog in front of class of children.
Elmer the dog guide sits before Grade 4 and 5 classes at HES.

HAGERSVILLE—Elmer the guide dog visited Hagersville Elementary School recently to show the students his specialized skills.

Elmer does many things to help his owner, including retrieving items, helping her stand, and barking for help in emergency situations.

Elmer encouraged the kids to come out and participate in the Lions Walk for Dog Guides.

The Hagersville walk is on May 11, 2019 from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Hagersville Park. For more information, contact John Harvey at 905-768-3498 or

Caledonia’s walk is May 26 with sign in at 10:30 a.m. at the Caledonia Lions Community Centre. For info, contact Ralph Krueger at 905-516-0719 or

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