A group of guide dog puppies and young service dogs have enjoyed a night at the theatre as part of their training.
The labradors, poodles and retrievers were attending a “relaxed performance” of the production by Stratford Festival Theatre Company, where they could move around and make noise, in order to learn how to navigate a theatre for their new owners, sit quietly during the production and not be startled by the sounds, lights and crowds. And they were on their best behaviour according to theatre staff.
“I was in the lobby when they came in, then they took their seats, then got out of their seats at intermission and went back — all of the things we learn as humans when we start going to the theatre.”
The cast were just as excited as the pups, inviting the dogs backstage to pose for photos after the performance.
A group of guide dog puppies and young service dogs have enjoyed a night at the theatre as part of their training. Photos of the pups patiently sitting in their seats as they watched a production of Billy Elliot at a theatre in Ontario, Canada have gone viral after […]