On January 21, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy announced that New Jersey’s state dog is now the Seeing Eye dog.
NJ has a state dog now: New Jersey joins a dozen other states with an official state pup. But the Garden State’s newest symbol is unique: New Jersey is the only state to pick a guide dog, according to lawmakers. The Seeing Eye dog, now the state canine, is named after the training organization that has been based in Morris County for about nine decades.— NorthJersey.com. New laws in Jersey
Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday that names the Seeing Eye as the official state dog of New Jersey. The state dog helps sightless people lead full, independent and mobile lives in their communities across North America.— NorthJersey.com. New Jersey’s newly named state dog has a North Jersey connection