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Large Buddy Plush in Harness

$800 current bid
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FMV: $250

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This beautiful large black and tan German shepherd plush dog can be yours! The Bocchetta Plush Toy is a replica of the first Seeing Eye dog "Buddy" and made to honor of The Seeing Eye's 95th anniversary. Buddy is wearing a custom-made leather harness and has a white and green name tag dangling from a black and white pawprint ribbon collar. The nametag features The Seeing Eye's 95th anniversary logo on its reverse side. Measures 33 inches from nose to tip of tail and 15.5 inches high from base to ear tip.

About the artist: Hava Hegenbarth is an artist specializing in drawing, painting and leatherwork. Many of her pieces celebrate the work of the Seeing Eye. She began drawing animals while stationed abroad with the U.S. Foreign Service in locations including Mauritius, Australia, Rwanda and Tanzania. Now retired from the Foreign Service, Hava devotes her time to her art and raising guide dogs. She has donated many pieces of beautiful artwork over the years to support the Seeing Eye mission.

Donated By Hava Hegenbarth