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Tarka and Tring are golden retrievers born in the LPAD program. They are sisters, and this is my first experience at raising two puppies at a time. Tarka arrived at 7 weeks of age, much to the delight of Joy who now had a young, energetic playmate.
Tarka returned to CA to begin advanced training at LPAD in September 2002. She decided she just could not be an assistance dog and was released to a young lady named Nicole and is now queen of her house in Long Beach, CA with Nicole's new husband Adrian.