Puppy Raiser

(Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind)

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Position ID: V-OSH1140 Last Modified: 06 Jul 2021 Last Full Update: 06 Jul 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactSteven Doucette, Assistant to the C.O.O., Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind; Phone: 613-692-7777; Email: events@guidedogs.ca
DutiesRaise and care for a puppy in your home for 12-18 months * public outings with the puppy, daily long walks in all weather conditions * obedience and socialization * training, food, supplies and veterinary expenses provided
More Info Linkhttps://www.guidedogs.ca/puppy-walking/
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Families
Areas of InterestAnimal Services ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Parenting / Foster Care Support ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Patience ; Those with an active lifestyle preferred * dog experience is not required
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months) - 12-18 months
Interaction LevelSolitary ; Supervision from a staff member of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Applicable
LocationYour home and community
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Attend a virtual hour-long information session on Zoom before officially applying for the program ; Training on-going
TransportationCar required
Application Deadline30 Jun 2022
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsDog cannot be left at home alone for more than 2-3 hours at a time * full-time employees would require employer permission to have the dog at work * tenants must have written permission from landlord or property manager to have a dog * be willing to incorporate the puppy into your lifestyle and take it nearly everywhere you go into the community
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Guide Dogs for the Blind
Office Phone613-692-7777
Address & Map
4120 Rideau Valley Dr N
Manotick, ON K4M 1A3
Mailing AddressBox 280 
4120 Rideau Valley Dr N 
Manotick, ON K4M 1A3

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