When a visitor comes to Kathy Keenan's door, he might be greeted by a
jump and a smooch from a rambunctious Liesl, Keenan's guide dog.
But when Keenan, 60, of Spring Lake Park harnesses Liesl, the dainty
lab knows it's time to go to work and help her companion navigate the
pathways of life. See more in Elyse Kaner's Blaine/Spring Lake Park Life feature story.
Kathy Keenan's guide dog, Liesl, 6, a golden lab, motivates and helps her feel more independent. (Photo by Elyse Kaner)