Let's talk more about Gallop’s retirement!

5 Jan 2021
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I shared in a recent video that my beloved guide dog Gallop is retiring soon. You all had lots of questions about what that means, so here are all of the answers!
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I'm Molly, a typical sushi, makeup, and fashion loving millennial girl who just so happens to be blind! I was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at just 4 years old and began public speaking at age 5. I started just doing motivational speaking, but now I make videos and even model! Even though I can’t see, I know that there are bright spots in everything we face. Let’s find them together. 💕

  • What would YOU name my next guide dog if you could? Want more? Watch this next! dehave.info/down/iIqRfMXKo3uYupw/video

    Molly BurkeMolly BurkeVor 22 Tage
    • Ranger

      Phoebe’s Fish tanksPhoebe’s Fish tanksVor 3 Tage
    • Neptune!

      Samantha NeufeldSamantha NeufeldVor 7 Tage
    • Boy:Zeus Girl:Sabre

      Oasis MarieOasis MarieVor 10 Tage
    • Phoenix? It kind of represents a new beginning and rising from the ashes (of course) I think it would be a nice way to remember Gallop but also celebrate a new chapter in your life ❤️

      Tea With biscuitsTea With biscuitsVor 11 Tage
    • Benji for boy and Sydney for girl

      Meg WalkerMeg WalkerVor 12 Tage
  • Would LA be to hot for a mountain dog?

    Karen TaylorKaren TaylorVor 2 Tage
  • My daughter's psychiatric service dog has been getting rusty because of pandemic restrictions too. He is only 2 years old, and was just beginning to work before, so he is young enough to work on correcting issues. I know it is tough having to retire Gallop, but it's great to hear that you may be able to get your next dog earlier than expected. You help a lot of people with your videos. Thank you for sharing

    Chyrl WillisChyrl WillisVor 3 Tage
  • only a 2 syllable name......

    TOR 216TOR 216Vor 3 Tage
  • wait is gallop gonna die? i really don’t understand what’s going on sorry..

    Jansu KazimovaJansu KazimovaVor 4 Tage
  • Im epileptic and when i turn 16 im getting a medical alert dog.

    AnalogicalChildAnalogicalChildVor 4 Tage
  • Do you have him on a choke collar? 🥴

    Talia SainclairTalia SainclairVor 6 Tage
  • How old is Gallop?

    Millie RoseMillie RoseVor 6 Tage
  • I hope your new guide dog has a name that goes with Lavender. Like another color name, that'd be so cute! But of course, no matter what it's called, it'll still be cute!

    Whats-My-FandomWhats-My-FandomVor 7 Tage
  • Listening to Molly but staring at Gallop the whole time.

    enokiienokiiVor 7 Tage
  • How can you say the pets are the cute ones in your videos when you are stunning?

    Ernest ClementsErnest ClementsVor 7 Tage
  • You should do a pet psychic video where she talks to Gallop about how he’s feeling now and how he’s feeling about retirement x

    Nicole DavisNicole DavisVor 8 Tage
  • I hope Gallop has a long and happy retirement and your new guide dog is exceptional and you remind me of my uncle who was a strong self aware craftsman who was blind he was held in high esteem to me

    FRED BaldwinFRED BaldwinVor 8 Tage
  • I don't know how you can do that. See a dog that has been in your life for so long still go to a family member but not be yours. I can't even handle my own dog go to the vet. I will miss gallop. ♥️♥️

    Oasis MarieOasis MarieVor 10 Tage
  • I just want to say I love your hair

    Keely HolderKeely HolderVor 11 Tage
  • Gallop is the cutest! He’s snoozing away while I’m over here crying that he’s retiring😭

    Brit JusBrit JusVor 11 Tage
  • He has earned the right to just be a dog❤️

    Sunny DaeSunny DaeVor 11 Tage
  • I would love it if Molly could document and share the whole process of getting her next guide dog at Mira. It would be helpful for others and so educational.

    KayKayVor 12 Tage
  • Gallop is so beautiful. When I get a dog I hope to have one like him as he is so calm and caring and you can tell just how much love he has in his little heart. Such a precious dog and I'll miss him. Please please please show him in videos whenever you see him!🥰❤

    Natasha MoreNatasha MoreVor 12 Tage
  • Molly I know you don’t know me but just know that I’m a full supporter of your disability and I believe in you! 💕

    Dxisy QueenDxisy QueenVor 12 Tage
  • I raised a Guide Dog and his name was "Gerry" and our neighbour's name was "Jerry" lol oh dear!! lol

    KIM aka TheHelpfulAssistantKIM aka TheHelpfulAssistantVor 13 Tage
  • I know this is off topic.. but what colour is your hair/what do you ask for?? I love it!! 😍

    Chey RobsonChey RobsonVor 13 Tage
  • before even watching i need to ask where is this sweater from someone pls

    hphpVor 14 Tage
  • Québec 🤍 Love encouraging local organizations . Sending you all my love Molly!

    Gabrielle Racine-LupienGabrielle Racine-LupienVor 14 Tage
  • i love you molly you are such a big inspiration to people all over the world including me even though i am not blind! i enjoy watching your videos and i can't wait for your new guide dog! p.s. i still love you Gallop!!

    Diamonddogegaming4everDiamonddogegaming4everVor 14 Tage
  • Gallops hair is so shiny and luscious 😍

    Nana’s Nail DeskNana’s Nail DeskVor 14 Tage
  • What if gallop doesn’t like the new guide dog. Maybe he’ll be like “oh so this is the guy that took my job? Mhmmm I don’t like him”

    Nana’s Nail DeskNana’s Nail DeskVor 14 Tage
    • He seems like a very chill dog. Most service/guide dogs are. But of course there's a chance they won't like eachother just like humans.

      AnxietyIsMyMoodAnxietyIsMyMoodVor 12 Tage
  • Gallop is so chill supportive and cute ❤️ He has been so helpful to Molly thank you you beautiful dog 🐕

    Maiyah HodgesMaiyah HodgesVor 15 Tage
  • Molly Bernese are great dogs but just consider they shed a LOT! I have had 2 Greater Swiss Mountain dogs which is the size larger than Bernese although they look identical. There are 4 sizes in the Sennehund group that they belong to. The Bernese is second largest. Outside of size they appear identical and if hair and shedding will be an issue for you it might be best to reconsider. My dog is not a service dog although he would have made an excellent one I think , the breed just seems to have those traits naturally. I hope you find a wonderful dog and Gallop transition goes easily.

    Karen SheridanKaren SheridanVor 15 Tage
  • I realize I have already commented however it's been 6 days and I'm missing your cheery attitude or your raw emotion or whatever Mood you're in at the time, I'm missing it and I'm so looking forward to your next video. ❤ from a lovely Canadian like yourself.

    Person IncognitoPerson IncognitoVor 15 Tage
  • Wonderful video, very informative. Gallop is such a princely man. He's had a wonderful guiding career with you. Thanks for this and I hope you feel better soon.

    Dianne WilliamsonDianne WilliamsonVor 15 Tage
  • In your last video , you mentioned being depressed You just need to have faith in yourself. Always know that good days will come. You are your own queen. You and only you can and will help yourself come out of this phase. I know you will. You are very strong. But we will always be there to mentally support you whenever you are sad. You should know that. Just enjoy life as it is. You have got only one. Make the best out of it. Just don't let yourself be sad. We really do care about you. Remember :- People who have the best of everything are not happy. Happy people are the ones who make the best out of everything they have. Love you from India ❤️ friend.

    R.A. ChatterjeeR.A. ChatterjeeVor 15 Tage
  • I have had this problem with my mobility service dog. He is acting depressed whenever anyone leaves the house and he’s not going. Because of my medical problems I’m not leaving the house except for doctors appointments. Sasuke is also 8 y/o too so in the age range to retire anyway. I have applied to 3 companies but the waitlists are looong!! Sasuke is acting more like a pet too.

    Jennifer BowlesJennifer BowlesVor 16 Tage
  • You are so sweet and gorgeous sister Happy new year

    Mehtab MunwarMehtab MunwarVor 16 Tage
  • I love Bernese mountain dogs, when you answered the question and you said french bull dog I totally thought she won’t like Bernese then. BUT YOU DO 😂😂

    Winnie LewisWinnie LewisVor 17 Tage
  • I hope Gallop is happy and spoiled in his well-earned retirement.

    dandymcgeedandymcgeeVor 17 Tage
  • I love you Molly your so inspiring

    SuperMomofmonstersSuperMomofmonstersVor 17 Tage
  • Gallop has worked so hard and well! He Deserves that Retirement! All of the internet is here to support your transtition to your next dog!

    Daniel LopezDaniel LopezVor 17 Tage
  • I am a kid and will someone tell me if they still keep your dog after it retires.

    Birthday CakeBirthday CakeVor 17 Tage
  • I wihs you luck in this you are so brave and you inspire everyone you've helped me through really tough times 😭😭😭😭

    Macy NorquistMacy NorquistVor 18 Tage
  • I love your hair ❤️🥰

    Alyssa WardAlyssa WardVor 18 Tage
  • Will u still keep him ❤️🥰

    Alyssa WardAlyssa WardVor 18 Tage
    • Yes until she gets her new guide dog then he will go live with her parents.

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 18 Tage
  • Woah! Did you used to go to a yoga studio in Oakville ON with (I think) your mom? I was randomly recommended your channel by DEhave and I was like 'hey, wait a minute, I think I used to know this person!'. I really only remembered because Gallop is such a distinct name. Small world!

    thehayleybreannethehayleybreanneVor 18 Tage
  • I’m loving your hair color and cut so much!

    Tara RainoneTara RainoneVor 18 Tage
  • The last post you made about him you made it seem like he died and it was so incredibly triggering. Screw you for doing that. I hope he lives a happier life not serving you.

    Isabel FlohrIsabel FlohrVor 18 Tage
  • Will you get a new guide dog?

    Emily LipsitzEmily LipsitzVor 18 Tage
    • Emily Lipsitz Hopefully but that can change due to the pandemic.

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 18 Tage
    • @Dan Sgambelluri so this summer she'll get a new one ?

      Emily LipsitzEmily LipsitzVor 18 Tage
    • Earliest is this summer.

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 18 Tage
  • Oh my goodness, Molly you made me crack up - your Canadian accent is already peeking through so much more than it has been for a long long time.

    Lizzi TLizzi TVor 18 Tage
  • Sending love💜💜💜💜💖💖💖💖

    Małgorzata LapMałgorzata LapVor 18 Tage
  • I don't know if this is completely stupid or not but would it be possible if you hired an artist to draw you with ONLY really shimmery and glittery colours? For shading, they could use colours that are less shimmery than others? Would you be able to sort of see how you look?

    Annie Sae-liAnnie Sae-liVor 18 Tage
  • My service (seizure response) dog was named Django and I got her and found out her name 2 days after seeing the movie Django unchained in the theater...meant to be

    Brianna OdlandBrianna OdlandVor 18 Tage
  • Molly, you should link up with some sort of production group and do an actually documentary about connecting with your new guide dog.

    Payton Van WinklePayton Van WinkleVor 18 Tage
  • Molly, I have so much admiration for you for retiring Gallup rather than trying to retrain back into his service dog mindset. It’s putting his needs first, which seems really hard.

    Payton Van WinklePayton Van WinkleVor 18 Tage
  • Does he get Medicare and social security?

    Mike BMike BVor 18 Tage
    • 😂

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 18 Tage
  • omg your makeup is so nice

    - stream in a dream -- stream in a dream -Vor 19 Tage
  • I didn't know mira operated in the united states, thats so cool that a Quebec company has a positive impact on life all over America ❤️

    Emy DontignyEmy DontignyVor 19 Tage
  • Hi where is your top from?

    • Probably Aerie

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 18 Tage
  • Something that you might find interesting, Guide Dogs For The Blind no longer has a lower age limit. Used to it was 16, and now there is not one. I know how hard this is, because I just went through it. I graduated with my fifth dog on March 14 of this year. Can we say Covid dog? I hope you get a dog very very soon, because I know how hard it is to have to use a cane.

    Holly McKnightHolly McKnightVor 19 Tage
  • You have a 3-year-old on a sugar high amount of energy compared to Gallop. Such a sleepy boy.

    scifidiva523scifidiva523Vor 19 Tage
  • If you would take the time to donate. It's for my dad.. gofund.me/2eb43cd6

    high im stephaniehigh im stephanieVor 19 Tage
  • Your hair 😍😍😍🥰🥰😍🥰🥰🥰😍

    AshleyAshleyVor 19 Tage
  • Does how far up on the waitlist for a guide dog first come first serve, or is it who ever needs one the most?

    Molly SalvaggioMolly SalvaggioVor 19 Tage
    • First come first serve. You call first. You get called first to go. You call 50th. They call you after the 49th people get called.

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 19 Tage
  • I think I don’t have to mention the heavy heart I have for Mollys situation, it’s obviously awful... But what’s really killing me is how Gallop must feel when it’s time. As much as he’s a trained guide dog, he’s still a dog. And as much as I understand, it feels like betrayal when their actual owners leave them. Obviously it’s what needs to happen, I’m not judging that by any means but it just sucks so so so bad that you can’t just kneel down to explain it all to him. He won’t understand why he’s being without Molly from a certain point on, he’s gonna be so emotionally confused... I hate that so much, I can’t handle it at all 😭 And as if the entire situation wasn’t bad enough, Molly has to carry that burden too. I am so incredibly sorry for all they have to go through with this...

    Caitlin SomersCaitlin SomersVor 19 Tage
  • Are still keeping gallop

    Hunter McWilliamsHunter McWilliamsVor 19 Tage
    • Yes until she gets a new guide dog and then he will go live with her parents.

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 19 Tage
  • hi molly .. i found your channel about 5 months ago i think, and i binchwatched lots of your video's now.. i just saw your video about 'i don't know what i look like'.. and as you were talking i started wondering what dreaming is like for you. Maybe you talked about this topic before and you can refere me to that video? Or if you haven't maybe you can explain in a video?? I want you to know that i think you're awesome and i like your honesty so much.. The way you did your video on how you're feeling at the moment was so heartbreaking but uplifting at the same time. I deal with mental health alot due to chronic illness and i'm in my bedroom alot because of pain..I struggle alot. You made me feel less alone for sure. I'm sorry this message is way longer that i intended but i want you to know you're not alone and i think about you from Holland and i wish you all the best. all my love from Juliette

    jetjejetjeVor 19 Tage
    • @Dan Sgambelluri o oke thank you so much.. later when i was in bed i thought do i ever see myself in dreams and the answer is no.. i always see the situation i´m in or things like that but always from my perspective. I never see myself as an image if that makes sence. sorry english is not my first language. Have a very good weekend Dan.

      jetjejetjeVor 18 Tage
    • She dreams of sounds and smells and touch.

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 19 Tage
  • I recommend Leader Dogs for the Blind, they were amazing ❤️

    Kirsten HKirsten HVor 19 Tage
  • Wow it didn’t occur to me about the impact of COVID on guide dog training, thanks for sharing. Wishing you all a smooth transition and Gallop a happy retirement

    Mrs Brick'n ItMrs Brick'n ItVor 19 Tage
  • Now that he's retired do u kiss him like crazy?

    K-KortaCurly.K-KortaCurly.Vor 19 Tage
    • SHE can kiss him whether he works or not. It’s extremely important that she is bonded with her guide dog. It’s only other people who are not supposed to interact with her dog that way.

      Lisa TheCatDudeLisa TheCatDudeVor 11 Tage
  • Who slayed ur makeup? Rock n roll molly.

    K-KortaCurly.K-KortaCurly.Vor 19 Tage
    • She did.

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 19 Tage
  • I’m not ready to watch the videos on Gallop, many people with service dogs including myself are having a difficult time right now. I’m taking streps so that hopefully Chloe will still be able to work when this is all over. so without watching the videos and without knowing what’s going on in your situation, Chloe and I are sending you all of our love and letting you know that it’s all right to grieve and do whatever you need to do, things will work out how they should. ❤️

    Kimberly ErinKimberly ErinVor 19 Tage
  • Can you pls keep gallop he’s literally my everything

    MariaBONITAMariaBONITAVor 19 Tage
    • She is advised not to. He is going to go live with her parents. Which is the next best thing.

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 19 Tage
  • Gallop is such a precious sleepy boy

    hedwidgeonhedwidgeonVor 19 Tage
  • half of the you tubers I watch have been having mental breakdowns and stuff so im worried about this community ya know??

    v toowwnv toowwnVor 19 Tage
  • Ummmm.... DEhave unsubscribed me from your channel!!

    blueblueVor 19 Tage
  • Molly! I saw this on Facebook and immediately thought if you. It’s a bee necklace that supports bees with each purchase, and each necklace also comes with a card for an individual bee that you can “adopt”! I hope this doesn’t come off as sponsored or anything haha but I thought of you. projecthoneybees.com/products/project-honey-bees-adopt-a-bee-necklace?fbclid=IwAR2qZUWb3zoKnhbg2EY7EQw3HCa_wxic8v43nMf4cYvIU1geVm3uDKn0B64

    Kaytlin IrwinKaytlin IrwinVor 19 Tage
  • Gallop is such a cute name! I just realised what it means when I saw it in the title (I'm not a native English speaker). He also looks sooo cute and so soft. I wish I could pet him through the screen. It's exciting that you'll be getting a new family member. I'm sure that the new service dog will be as lovely as him.

    EeveeEeveeVor 19 Tage
  • I feel so bad for you Quebec is in lockdown still I live in Quebec. The cases are really high here and it's not doing well.

    Vanessa OctoberVanessa OctoberVor 19 Tage
  • wait why is she talking to Gallop in french? am I missing something? best wishes to Gallop & Molly

    Meagan BTMeagan BTVor 19 Tage
    • They train the service dogs in French. That was in one of her videos about service dogs.

      EeveeEeveeVor 19 Tage
  • I have this weird feeling she’s going to end up having a dog named Jacob or Jakob

    Bri RadcliffBri RadcliffVor 19 Tage
  • It would be so exciting if your next dog was a Bernese! Love that breed. I would love to have one also, but currently have a 3 dog pack of cavalier king charles spaniels. Maybe one day! Good luck!

    Katie MarvinKatie MarvinVor 19 Tage
  • Molly u may be having a hard time right now but I just wanna say u look like ur GLOWING and look so stunning and sunny like always

    K NTK NTVor 19 Tage
  • Molly, there is a blind accessible game called lost and hound that let's you play as different kinds of guide dogs using sound to navigate. You could livestream it and raise money for mira

    bootlegdadbootlegdadVor 19 Tage
    • So cool!! 👍🏼👍🏼

      Jennifer BowlesJennifer BowlesVor 16 Tage
    • Great idea! This needs MORE LIKES!

      joakuzjoakuzVor 17 Tage
  • Gallop is so cute, I can't lol gentle giant ❤

    Wendy KamitzovaWendy KamitzovaVor 19 Tage
  • Maybe you could request a dog with a name starting with G, like Gaston. The French pronunciation.

    Lspiegel5Lspiegel5Vor 19 Tage
  • im intrigued why a male dog? youve had both now (Gypsy and Gallop). whats the difference between male and female that makes you want a second male dog this time?

    Susan RooneySusan RooneyVor 19 Tage
  • Do you think guide dog schools that train guide dogs specifically will adjust their curriculum to match what's the social distancing rules that are up right now? I know this isn't necessarily going to last forever but what if it does? what if our country decides that we don't need to go back to the original ways, that we can stay in the social distancing rules? Or do you think they will start adding that as a secondary curriculum for when times like this have to happen? I think it might be a good idea to start training them in that way.

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  • I just saw a commercial on TV that it’s a national crisis and that it will take two years to train the guide dogs and that they’re asking for volunteers and donations to help.

    Nexx 1Nexx 1Vor 19 Tage
  • I’ve been working with a service dog to help train him and his name is Sieben! I think it’s a super cute name and it means seven in German 💕

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    Krystina GrilloKrystina GrilloVor 19 Tage
  • Thank you so much for making this video. I’m a Guide Dog handler in Australia and my dog Keira is 5. I always worry about retirement and how that transition will be.

  • Ok not to take away from this important conversation BUT I need to know where your sweater is from

    JuliaJuliaVor 19 Tage
  • im literally crying just because Gallop is so cute.

    Kate MaloKate MaloVor 19 Tage
  • I wish you wouldn't call your former dog by her name. Gy*sy is a racist slur against Romani people (which I am). It's basically the same as naming your dog the n word.

    PeachPeachVor 19 Tage
    • Peach I agree. It is not okay to say a racist slur. I am not justifying racism. Just stating the facts. The rare time that she has to talk about her first guide dog. She will still say the name as people will ask for the name of the dog. Not saying I agree with it but it is her choice. I am not disagreeing with you.

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 19 Tage
    • @Dan Sgambelluri I’m aware of all of that. It still doesn’t make it okay to say a racist slur. Ever. Under any circumstances. Stop justifying racism. Molly could simply say “My first guide dog.” or something like that. Or just call the dog G or ANYTHING that isn’t racist? If that dog’s name had been the N word, or a slur against Asian people, or some other racist slur, Molly would have been cancelled immediately. People need to give a damn about us too. And for the record, naming a dog a slur after a band is still racist. That band is made of people who are Spanish Roma descendants (although they are French in nationality). THEY are allowed to say that slur. Gadja (non-Roma) are not.

      PeachPeachVor 19 Tage
    • Peach The dog was named by Mira who are Québécois French 15 years ago. It was named after the band The Gipsy Kings. She is not going to change the name when she has to talk about her. Which is not a lot. I understand that the vast majority of people don’t know the Roma people exist and it is unfortunate.

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 19 Tage
    • @Dan Sgambelluri I know the dog has passed. Which is really sad, and I’m sorry for Molly’s pain. That does NOT excuse ever saying the slur. I like Molly and I have a lot of respect for her. Hopefully at some point someone will be able to educate her about this. Unfortunately, that slur is pretty commonly used as a name for pets and even children. An embarrassing amount of people don’t even know the Roma are real people, so they can’t possibly care about the racism we’re subject to.

      PeachPeachVor 19 Tage
    • Her dog is dead and has been dead for a few years. She rarely talks about the dog unless it is needed. I know it is a slur to the Roma people. I can ask during a live stream if she knows about it and say a lot of people are upset about it.

      Dan SgambelluriDan SgambelluriVor 19 Tage