Guide Dog Helps Holocaust Survivor Share Story

by Meagan Frank

In his five years enduring WWII labor camps, Max Edelman was beaten blind by Nazi guards and witnessed a German Shepherd maul to death a fellow prisoner. At age seventy, Max pushed through his fear of dogs and began working with his first guide dog, Calvin. The story of how Max came to trust Calvin attracted the attention of dog lover and pet columnist Sharon Peters. Together, they explored the incredible journey that put Calvin in Max’s life and helped heal his heart. […]