The guide dogs are usually a cross breed, which means the dogs can be more placid. A labra-doodle is a popular breed as they don't shed and can be very suitable for people with allergies. The also train dogs for children with Autism and as companions for the elderly. They rely on volunteers to walk the dogs. She was glad to accept the donation given by the pupils of Scoil Naomh Eltin who held a Halloween dress up day to raise funds.