Blind Couple United by Guide Dogs

Photo: Guide Dog Association for the Blind

Photo: Guide Dog Association for the Blind

A blind couple had two very special four-legged friends to thank at their wedding--their guide dogs.

Mark Gaffey and Claire Johnson met at a guide dog training session, where their two Labrador Retrievers took to each other immediately, and were often caught playing and cuddling with each other during training.

Mark and Claire noticed that the dogs had become inseparable, and arranged doggie playdates together so that the dogs wouldn't have to be apart. It turned out they they lived less than 2 miles away from each other, so it was easy for them to meet up to let the dogs play. But soon it became clear that the dogs weren't the only ones who were meant to be together, and the couple wed in late March.

The two dogs were the ring-bearers in the wedding, and the couple says they are certain that their dogs brought them together and are the reason they met and fell in love.

Photo: Guide Dog Association for the Blind

Photo: Guide Dog Association for the Blind

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