Guide Dog Foundation & America's VetDogs
Raise a Puppy - Change a Life
Company: Guide Dog Foundation & America's VetDogs
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Location: Your Home - please provide contact number, in response to advertisement, New York, NY, 10001
Project Details

We are looking for special families to open their hearts and homes and join our family of puppy raisers.

Puppy Raisers make a commitment to take a puppy home for approximately 12-14 months. They provide a safe and loving home where the puppy will be taught housebreaking, obedience, excellent house manners, and socialization in public places.

v Hours of Volunteering: The puppy lives with the family for 12-14 months.

v Preliminary Requirements: Puppy orientation session, attend two obedience classes, and a home visit by a Foundation representative as well as temping a young and an older puppy.

v Future Requirements: Food and toys are paid for by the volunteer and are tax-deductible. Foundation-approved food is approximately $50 per month. Attending a minimum of two obedience classes per month held by our puppy advisors. Advisors are here to assist you with any questions you may have. Veterinary care is covered by Foundation-approved veterinarians.

Questions? Contact: 631-930-9060, email: We look forward to hearing from you soon!

General requirements


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Puppy lives in your home until 14 months old
  • Basic obedience classes, housebreaking, staff will support you with training!
  • Category
    People With Disabilities