A documentary I made with my mom about what goes into raising a puppy destined to be a guide dog for the blind. We finished this in 2006 and it went to a film festival. But I think it deserves a lot more viewers. It's one of my favorite videos to have made. I'm very proud of it.
BLUE COLLAR PUPS
The Early Journey of Working Guide Dogs
Written and Directed by Jeffrey Novich
Produced by Arlene Novich
Edited by Esteban Comuzzi
Filmed by Jeffrey Novich
Special thanks to the following:
Cheryl Tomaino, and Dean
Ehrlich-Cagen Family and Panache
Colantonio Family and Nestor
Ellen Joseph and Jonah
Laura Gleeson and Bria
Tammy Farrell and Vaughn
Bob Kennedy and Harvest
Vicki and Richard Pearsall and Isis
Novich Family and Judy
Cindy Kosacz and G-Lee
Dedicated to all Guiding Eyes puppy raisers and their wonderful “blue collar” pups.
In Memory of Tillie, who put up with all the pups who invaded her space.