Free puppy love! Help raise a life-changing puppy with Alberta Guide Dog Services
Position Activity: Animal Care, Community Outreach, Education, Fundraising
24-24 hours / Daily
Between 12 - 18 months
N/A, Calgary, AB, N/A [Map]
Suitability: Adult , Family , Older Adult (55+)
Help raise a life-changing puppy! Join Alberta Guide Dog Services in our mission to provide independence for the visually impaired and safety and security for children with autism. This is a hands-on, 24-7 volunteer job with the puppy living at your home from about 8 weeks of age to 16 - 18 months of age. As a puppy raiser you'll get to: - Volunteer from home - the puppy will live in your house and be part of your family while you're training it. - Take the puppy with you wherever you go - our puppies need to be exposed to as many people, places, and situations as possible. - Participate in obedience classes and training sessions with other puppy raisers numerous times (3 - 7) per month. These are held during the day during the week. - Attend our special events - when you are available bring your pup to be the star attraction at various events throughout the year. These are usually evenings and weekends. - Learn from the best! No experience is necessary. Our staff will guide and support you through all aspects of the program. - Great social experience - have fun with other like-minded people, while potentially changing someone's life forever. - We cover the cost of dog food, vet care, and other basic necessities. - Puppies become available throughout the year.