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2014-05-10 00:00:05

Visiting Lecturer's Guide Dog Sometimes Snores Under Juror's Table

doggygood May 10th, the daily Lithuanian newspaper, “Lietuvos Rytas,” published a full-page article about Mykolas Romeris University Visiting Law lecturer, U.S. Lawyer David Roulston and his faithful guide dog, Shiloh.

The article details how Shiloh, part Golden Retriever, part Labrador, has helped Roulston, who is legally blind. Shiloh is a daily companiion not only in Vilnius and MRU, but also in Cuba and other cities throughout the world.

Roulston said the $50,000 guide dog is now 11 years old. Shiloh will soon have to be replaced, which is difficult as he has gotten accustomed to the dog.

He also related comical incidents including where Shiloh fell asleep in court during a trial and started to snore, thereby attracting everyone’s attention in the courtroom.

Roulston spent 10-weeks at MRU lecturing on the U.S. legal system and departed for the U.S. in April.

The shorter, Lithuanian version of the “Lietuvos Rytas” article can be viewed here: