Ventura Dogs4Diabetics


DOB: 10/31/2017
Breed: Labrador Retriever
Career-Changed from: Guide Dogs for the Blind
Training Phase: C
Scent Training Phase: 7
Learn about our training phases and scent training phases.

Fun Facts:

Ventura is a petite female black Labrador Retriever who is quite sweet and easily managed.

Ventura’s Journey

Active Training

Placement with Client

Ready for Graduation

Working Life-Saver

Ventura’s Updates

and after a hike ... it's BATH time.... 🙂
Great day for a hike....
the bond of a team is always such a joy to wittiness ....
Ventura just started her final testing!!!

Graduation Update 9/18/2020

Team Ventura has met graduation requirements. Please join us via Zoom on Oct.4th from 1pm-3pm to celebrate their accomplishments.
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Training Status Update 4/22/2020

Ventura and Alexa have completed the requirements for their D4D graduation….Congratulations TEAM Ventura

Stay tuned for a GRADUATION date….. YAHOO

Training Status Update 2/24/2020

woot woot…. HUGE Congratulations, Ventura has been placed with a client and is ready to start her lifesaving, scent detecting new job… go Ventura go

“Fun” Status Update 1/30/2020

Ventura  loves to go out and about with her wonderful CPT and she is now working on final testing with Christina…. she loves life

Training Status Update 1/28/2020

Ventura has entered into her final testing! She will be done within the next two weeks. Way to go Ventura!

Training Status Update 1/21/2020

Ventura is now pairing picking up her bringsel with the target scent with 100% accuracy!! Way to go girl!

Training Status Update 1/13/2020

Ventura passed her bringsel test! Woohoo. This cutie is on her way to pairing the bringsel with the target ordo in the scent ring.

Training Status Update 1/2/2020

Ventura is learning to discriminate between a hypoglycemic scent sample and a decoy scent. She is also practicing to take her bringsel test next week. Wish her luck

Status Update 11/25/19

Ventura has entered formal training and is learning  dumbbell and preliminary scent training.

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Status Update 9/11/19

Ventura is learning to use her nose to find scent, as well as offering behaviors.

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