Guide Dogs in Training

   

   Guide Dogs in Training

The OccuPaws Board of Directors is proud to introduce to you our Guide Dogs in Training.

If you would like to donate a young dog or puppy to OccuPaws,
please send an email to our Breeding Director.

Visit Puppy Raising FAQ for additional information on how our puppies are raised

Visit Training FAQ for additional information on the things our dogs learn

Sonar

PIT Sonar Profile PictureNeverest Sound Waves “Sonar” CGC

Female Yellow Labrador Retriever
Bred by: Canine Hope for Diabetics, CA (Bella x Teddy ’13)
Raised by: Jim & Lacy of Menasha, WI
                 PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI
                 Angela of Beaver Dam, WI
                 Mark & Barb of Cross Plains, WI
                                      DOB: April 30, 2013
 

Training Stage: Formal Harness Training
Sonar is a sweet, quiet, easy-going girl whose been a breeze to train. She began her formal harness training in October 2014 and will hopefully begin placement in April 2015.

Tansi

PIT Tansi Profile PictureNeverest Hugs for All “Tansi” BN RN

OFA Hips – Pending, Elbows – Pending, Cardiac Echo – Clear, Optigen & CNM clear by parentage, EIC Clear, Cerf Clear
Female Black and Tan Labrador Retriever
            – Carries yellow, Does not carry chocolate
Bred by: Neverest Labs, Fox Lake, WI (Bratchet x Reese ’13)
Raised by: Don of Verona, WI
                                                      Sue of Verona, WI
                                                      PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI
                                                      Desirae & Family of Fox Lake, WI
                                     DOB: June 10, 2013
 
Training Stage: Future Breeding Prospect – Pending Clearances & Evaluation

Tansi is litter-mates with Breeding Prospect Trust.  Tansi (pronounced tawn-say) is a soft, sensitive girl who is eager to please. She is currently being evaluated as a potential breeding prospect.

Trust

Trust (150x150)Neverest Priceless Virtue “Trust” CD BN RX CGC

OFA Hips – Pending, Elbows – Pending, Cardiac Echo – Clear, Optigen & CNM clear by parentage, EIC Clear, Cerf Clear
Female Black and Tan Labrador Retriever
            - Carries yellow, Does not carry chocolate
Bred by: Neverest Labs, Fox Lake, WI (Bratchet x Reese ’13)
Raised by: Angela of Beaver Dam, WI
                                                      PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI
                                                      Jim & Lacy of Menasha, WI
                                                      Kelsey of Waunakee, WI
                                     DOB: June 10, 2013
 

Training Stage: Future Breeding Prospect – Pending Clearances
Trust is litter-mates with Breeding Prospect Tansi. Trust is a super sweet and thoughtful girl with a fabulous work ethic. She is being evaluated as a potential breeding prospect.

Triumph

PIT Triumph Profile PictureNeverest Little Extra Umph “Triumph”

OFA Hips – Pending, Elbows – Pending, Cardiac Echo – Clear, Optigen & CNM clear by parentage, EIC Clear, Cerf Clear
Female Black Labrador Retriever – Carries yellow & chocolate
Bred by: Neverest Labs, Fox Lake, WI (Emmy x Bear ’13)
Raised by: PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI
                 Desirae & Family of Fox Lake, WI
                                                      Kelsey of Waunakee, WI
                                     DOB: June 24, 2013 
 

Training Stage: Future Breeding Prospect – Pending Clearances
Triumph is incredibly smart and has an unparalleled zest for life. She is training in several dog sports and earning titles to showcase her trainability and versatility. Triumph is a potential breeding prospect.

Tango

PIT Tango Profile PictureSharmik’s Liberty Tango at OccuPaws “Tango”

Male Black Standard Poodle
Bred by: Sun-Golden Kennels, Edgerton, WI (Violet x Lincoln ’13)
Raised by: Jennifer of Oshkosh, WI
                 Kristin of Beloit, WI
                 PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI
                 Diane of Sun Prairie, WI
                                        DOB: July 3, 2013
 

Training Stage: Formal Harness Training
Tango is quite the handsome charmer and is very serious about his job. He began his formal harness training in January 2015 and is currently residing with a foster family in Portland, OR.

Valor

PIT Valor Profile PictureNeverest Mighty Man of Valor “Valor”

Male Yellow Labrador Retriever
Bred by: Neverest Labs, Fox Lake, WI (Becky x Reese ’13)
Raised by: Morris & Kim of Stoughton, WI
                 Mary of Mazomanie, WI
                 PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI
                 Sue of Verona, WI
                                                      Mary & Emily of Whitefish Bay, WI
                                       DOB: September 20, 2013 
 

Training Stage: Formal Harness Training Evaluation
Valor is a quiet natured boy who fits in well with anyone. He is preparing for his Formal Harness Training Evaluation in approximately April 2015.

Winter

Winter (150x150)Neverest Winter Odyssey “Winter”

Female Yellow Labrador Retriever
Bred by: Neverest Labs, Fox Lake, WI (Abbie x Reese ’13)
Veterinary Sponsor: Animal Hospital of Oshkosh
Raised by: Bob & Joanne of Plain, WI
                 Don of Verona, WI
                 Jim & Kristen of Cobb, WI
                                                     PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI
                                     DOB: December 22, 2013
 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Winter is a very spirited girl. Whether you’re looking for a cuddle or have a day of hard work ahead, Winter is always game.

Witing

Witing (150x150)Harvestime Bazinga of OccuPaws “Witing” CGCA

Male Golden Retriever
Bred by: Harvestime Kennels, Menasha, WI (Joy x Slick ’13)
Raised by: Kelsey of Waunakee, WI
                 PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI
                 Courtney of Verona, WI
                 Jim & Kristen of Cobb, WI
                                     DOB: December 31, 2013 
 

Training Stage: Formal Harness Training Evaluation
Witing is a calm, friendly boy with just a dash of clever wit. He is preparing for his formal harness training evaluation in approximately April 2015.

Xcel

Xcel (149x150)Harvestime Driven To Excel at OccuPaws “Xcel”

Male Golden Retriever
Bred by: Harvestime Kennels, Menasha, WI (Jolly x Slick ’14)
Veterinary Sponsor: Animal Hospital of Oshkosh
Raised by: Mary of Mazomanie, WI
                 Bob & Joanne of Plain, WI
                 PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI 
                                     DOB: March 28, 2014
 
Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization

Xcel is a carefree boy who find the world to be a fascinating place. He is still discovering he has a job to do and learning to focus on his handler.

Yahtzee

Yahtzee (150x150)Neverest Luck of the Roll “Yahtzee”

Male Yellow Labrador Retriever
Bred by: Neverest Labs, Fox Lake, WI (Zoey x Reese ’14)
Raised by: PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI
                 Kurt & Kristy of Beloit, WI
                 Mary & Emily of Whitefish Bay, WI
                 Don of Verona, WI
                                      DOB: April 15, 2014
 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Yahtzee is a gentle giant – seriously this puppy is huge! He is a super sweet and laid-back boy who hates to be left out of the action.

Yazz

Yazz (150x150)Neverest Bringing Order “Yazz”

Female Yellow Labrador Retriever
Bred by: Neverest Labs, Fox Lake, WI (Prudence x Reese ’14)
Veterinary Sponsor: Animal Hospital of Oshkosh
Raised by: PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI
DOB: April 27, 2014
 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Yazz is a happy, confident little girl with a lot of spunk and pizzazz. No matter the task, her tail never stops wagging!

Zaga

Zaga (150x150)Plumtree Zagato Contentare “Zaga”

Female Black Labrador Retriever
Bred by: Plumtree Labradors, Hampshire, IL (Tiger x Tar ’14)
Sponsored by: Lori & Lou of Bloomington, IL
Veterinary Sponsor: Animal Hospital of Oshkosh
Raised by: PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI
DOB: July 17, 2014
 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Zaga is litter-mates with PIT Zelda & PIT Zest. Zaga is a very stable puppy who is proving to be quite confident.

Zelda

Zelda (150x150)Plumtree Happy to Please “Zelda”

Female Black Labrador Retriever
Bred by: Plumtree Labradors, Hampshire, IL (Tiger x Tar ’14)
Veterinary Sponsor: Animal Hospital of Oshkosh
Raised by: PAWS Forward Program – Oshkosh, WI
                 Jim & Lacy of Menasha, WI
DOB: July 17, 2014
 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Zelda is litter-mates with PIT Zaga & PIT Zest. Zelda is an opinionated girl but when you’re having so much fun training, who can resist sharing.

Aepic

A Litter Yellow Collar 7 wks (200x200)Neverest Unsung Virtue of Heroes “Aepic”

Male Yellow Labrador Retriever
Bred by: OccuPaws Guide Dog Association (Callie x Reese ’14)
Raised by: Kelsey of Waunakee, WI
                 Pat & Ruth of Waunakee, WI
DOB: August 25, 2014

 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Aepic is litter-mates with PIT Atlas, PIT Attar & PIT Aurora. He is a very calm, thoughtful boy. Aepic is maturing quickly and handling responsibility well.

Atlas

Atlas (149x148)Neverest Enduring Mountains “Atlas”

Male Yellow Labrador Retriever
Bred by: OccuPaws Guide Dog Association (Callie x Reese ’14)
Raised by: PAWS Forward – Oshkosh, WI
                 Courtney of Verona, WI
DOB: August 25, 2014
 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Atlas is litter-mates with PIT Aepic, PIT Attar & PIT Aurora. He is a man of action. Atlas loves to take charge and make decisions.

Attar

Attar (150x150)Neverest Blessed Rain “Attar”

Male Yellow Labrador Retriever
Bred by: OccuPaws Guide Dog Association (Callie x Reese ’14)
Raised by: Don of Verona, WI
                 Angela of Beaver Dam, WI
DOB: August 25, 2014
 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Attar is litter-mates with PIT Aepic, PIT Atlas & PIT Aurora. He is a very outgoing boy. Attar loves making new friends and is always ready for an adventure.

Aurora

Aurora (150x150)Neverest Illuminate the Future “Aurora”

Female Yellow Labrador Retriever
Bred by: OccuPaws Guide Dog Association (Callie x Reese ’14)
Raised by: Mark & Barb of Cross Plains, WI
DOB: August 25, 2014

 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Aurora is litter-mates with PIT Aepic, PIT Atlas & PIT Attar. She is a very interactive little girl. Aurora loves exploring the world and meeting new people.

Bond

Bond (150x150)Forrest von Granville “Bond”

Male Black German Shepherd
Bred by: Granville German Shepherds, Itasca, IL (Piper x Berlin ’14)
Raised by: Kelsey of Waunakee, WI
DOB: September 29, 2014

 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Bond is a very smart boy who is eager to please his handler. He loves interacting with people and going on adventures to gain exposure to new things.

Blessing

Blessing (150x150)Neverest Divine Gift “Blessing”

Female Yellow Labrador Retriever
Bred by: OccuPaws Guide Dog Association (Maizy x Owen ’14)
Raised by: Bob & Joanne of Plain, WI
DOB: October 2, 2014

 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Blessing is litter-mates with PIT Bonus & PIT Braille. Blessing is a gorgeous little girl who just cannot get enough love and attention!

Bonus

Bonus (150x150)Neverest Little Something Extra “Bonus”

Male Yellow Labrador Retriever
Bred by: OccuPaws Guide Dog Association (Maizy x Owen ’14)
Veterinary Sponsor: Animal Hospital of Oshkosh
Raised by: PAWS Forward – Oshkosh, WI
DOB: October 2, 2014
 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Bonus is litter-mates with PIT Blessing & PIT Braille. Bonus is an easy-going boy who can make himself at home anywhere. He was an unexpected – bonus – addition to our program.

Braille

Braille (150x149)Neverest A Touch of Genius “Braille”

Female Yellow Labrador Retriever
Bred by: OccuPaws Guide Dog Association (Maizy x Owen ’14)
Raised by: Kurt & Kristy of Beloit, WI
DOB: October 2, 2014

 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Braille is litter-mates with PIT Blessing & PIT Bonus. Braille was a favorite from early on. We had our eye on her and are excited that she has grown into a wonderful fit for our program.

Beacon

Beacon (150x150)Anduin River Guiding Light “Beacon”

Male Black Labrador Retriever
Bred by: Anduin River Labradors
Veterinary Sponsor: Animal Hospital of Oshkosh
Raised by: PAWS Forward – Oshkosh, WI
DOB: October 8, 2014
 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Beacon is a quiet, unassuming boy. He likes to take things easy. Beacon has been learning quickly and is a pleasure to have around.

Cruzer

Cruzer (144x150)Gambler von Granville “Cruzer”

Male Bi-color German Shepherd
Bred by: Granville German Shepherds, Itasca, IL (Panzer x Coltrane ’14)
Raised by: Mark & Barb of Cross Plains, WI
DOB: December 6, 2014

 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization
Cruzer is a wonderful new addition to our program. He is a confident boy who loves trying new things. We are excited to get to know him better.

Cadet

Cadet (150x150)Harvestimes Moral Compass “Cadet”

Male Golden Retriever
Bred by: Harvestime Kennels, Menasha, WI (Breeze x Slick ’14)
Raised by: Kelsey of Waunakee, WI
DOB: December 19, 2014 

 

Training Stage: Obedience and Socialization

Cadet is an almost full sibling to PIT Witing. Even at a young age, he already displays the cadet moral honor code of character + leadership. We know he will be a wonderful trainee.