Madrid, Oct 2 (IANS) A guide dog of a student at the University of Cddiz in Spain has featured alongside graduates in the end of course photograph, the media reported on Friday.
Students studying Social Work at the university wanted to pay homage to a familiar face they had seen padding up and down the halls during their degree studies, The Local news reported.
Idena, a guide dog for one of the course’s blind students, was included in the class’ graduation photographs, appearing alongside his owner and in various other photographs in the university memento.
In one photograph, the black labrador is seen sporting a mortarboard, the square academic cap usually worn by graduating students.
Idena is not the first dog to make an appearance in a graduation photograph in Spain.
History graduates from the University of Santiago de Compostela (2007-2012) also posed alongside a canine friend in their graduation photograph.