Inky: Seeing Eye Dog by Elizabeth P. Heppner, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TX1108, 1967, 136 pages. Illustrated by Tom O’Sullivan.
DESCRIPTION:“More than anything in the world, Johnathan wants a dog. Then he finds the frisky puppy in the woods.
‘If only I can keep you!’ he cries. But the puppy – Inky – belongs to someone else. And now a man has come to take Inky away.
‘Inky is a very special dog,’ the man explains. But Jonathan is too unhappy to listen. Until the man says: ‘Jonathan, how would you like to take care of Inky for the next twelve months?'”(from the back cover)