Who is this benefiting?The data collection of this research itself has proven to act as a form of "resistant intervention" (Sutton, 2020: 11). Multiple guide dog instructors expressed that the canine-centric questions I posed motivated them to think differently about the emotions of their guide dog co-workers in ways that they had not in their between ten and forty years of working in the sector. This research intends to offer outcomes which can be applied in diverse, practical, and meaningful ways within the guide dog sector. At its core, defining emotional labour of all species, especially dogs who tend to be over romanticised as our voluntary "best friends", can play an important part in defining what they offer us as work. The first step toward furthering humane labour practices within the guide dog sector is acknowledging both the emotional and physical work which guide dogs perform.