Black Labrador Retriever Rafa is standing on a green play structure in the community run area.  He is looking off to the side of the camera.


Birthdate 12/28/2021

Color Black

Breed Labrador Retriever

Sex Male

Location Oregon

Parents Celtic & Vara

Path Formal Guidework Training

Littermates with Pupdates Raya, Rosa, Reno

Rafa Pupdates

September 2023 Pupdate for Rafa

Posted 9/21/2023

Rafa takes his job seriously, however he thoroughly enjoys “silly talk” from his instructor while he is guiding (often times he crinkles his ears back, wags his tail, and almost looks as if he is grinning to himself). Rafa enjoys opportunities to settle at destinations, and seems to quietly take in his surroundings with keen yet calm fascination. He has been so much fun to work with.

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Rafa (Black Lab Male) wears his harness and looks at the camera.  In the background is one of GDB's blue training vans
Rafa lays on the grass looking at the camera with a nylabone resting between his paws

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August 2023 Pupdate for Rafa

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July 2023 Pupdate for Rafa

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