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Position # 4771
OrganizationAutism Dog Services
Position Foster Puppy Raiser
Location 102 North Park Street
Impact Statement Help change a child's life! Raising a puppy to become a future service dog for a child with autism will have a lasting impact on you and will help to enrich a child and families life forever.
Description Foster families are responsible for all daily care of a puppy including training, socializing and exercising the puppy while living at their home. Fosters will be required to attend bi-weekly puppy classes and transport the puppy to the vet for appointments. All vet care, food and most of the equipment is supplied by the organization. Time frames can range from 4-6 up to 18 months.
Required Information References Required
Training Details Consistent training is provided at bi weekly puppy classes as well as from a 1-1 support trainer. Training continues through the entire fostering period. Dog training or experience is not required. An orientation session will be held prior to beginning with a puppy.
Working Conditions Ideal candidates have a flexible schedule which allows them to take the puppies out for relief breaks, exercise and socialization opportunities. Must be comfortable with physical activity - walking and managing a dog leash. You must have access to a vehicle to attend puppy training classes and vet appointments.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening, Anytime
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual, Newcomers, Older Adults/Seniors, Family Volunteering, High School Students, Couples
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Animals/Pets, Volunteerism
Skill(s) Facilitation and Training, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Problem Solving, Empathy, Adaptability, Flexibility
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Contact Janine Brubacher
Phone 519) 722-6563
Address 102 North Park Street Brantford, N3R 4K1
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