BLOOMFIELD, CT- 13 SEPT 06- 0913006JT04-
Demi, a two-year-old guide dog in training, walks into her harness as Peter Nowicki, director of training at the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, prepares to take her around an obstacle course at the company's offices in Bloomfield on Wednesday. Demi has been in training for six months, and will soon be sent to a client in California. The dogs are trainined to stop at curbs, conduct safe street crossings, ride escalators, and work in mass transit environments, as well as various other needs that a client may have.
Josalee Thrift Republican-American