Janell, wearing a dark-toned coat stands to the left of her mother, who is wearing a lighter-toned winter coat. Janell holds Sully’s harness. Sully, a black lab, stands in front of the women and is looking toward the camera. All are standing on a snowy wooden front porch.

The Unexpected Abilities of a Guide Dog In An Emergency Situation

Guide dogs go through rigorous and thorough training, but there are times when unexpected situations arise for which the dog might have had no prior experience. Janell Groskreutz tells the story of how her guide dog, Sully, remained calm and obedient during an emergency.