NEW YORK (WLNY) — Saturday is National Puppy Day and we celebrated by inviting pooches from The Seeing Eye Organization to join us on The Couch.

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The Seeing Eye was founded in  1929 and serves all 50 states. Over the last 84 years, almost 16,000 Seeing Eye dog teams have been created. The non-profit organization pairs up visually impaired people with trained guide dogs so they can get around.

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Peggy Gibson, the director of canine development for The Seeing Eye and 14-year-old Joe Dybas, a volunteer puppy raiser, stopped by with German shepherd Cinder.

The Seeing Eye is a non-profit organization supported by donations, not government funding. For information on how you can help these puppies become Seeing Eye dogs, please go to

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