MEND Meets Guide Dogs of America

Guide Dogs at MEND Center

For their latest video, the Greatest MEND Podcast team interview Guide Dogs of America (GDA) trainer Lexie Drefuss, along with her dog-in-training, Venti.

In an event hosted at MEND’s Youth Services center, Lexie explained how guide dogs are trained and how people can participate in the GDA puppy foster program. Lexie was interviewed by GMP reporters Victoria Benitez and Lucia Banuelos. Angelica Benitez served as translator for the event as well as producer of the video, and Daniela Catalan took on the challenge of editing the video and supplying the music. They were ably assisted by new intern Anahi Rosales.