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GOFI dogs have tails wagging in Walpole

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly staff

Golden Opportunities for Independence (GOFI) arrived at the Walpole Public Library to share some sunshine last Thursday morning. GOFI is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization dedicated to empowering people with disabilities to live a more fulfilling life with the love and assistance of a dog and...

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GOFI grants ‘paw-sitive’ opportunities for disabled

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Are you a dog person or a cat person? Pauline Hoegler, the founder of Golden Opportunities for Independence (GOFI) service dog program, undoubtedly is a dog person. For over 20 years, Hoegler has been breeding golden retrievers to compete, training her dogs in agility and obedience. However, after breeding show...
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