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Could you become a volunteer Puppy Raiser?

Guide Dogs is looking for new Puppy Raisers to join its wonderful team of volunteers. This means looking after future guide dogs for the first year of their lives, socialising them and giving them a loving home. It’s a hugely rewarding role with plenty of support and training, plus you will meet lots of new people in your area who are raising pups.

What will I be doing?

· Preparing your puppy for the next stages of becoming a guide dog.

· Caring for and supporting your puppy at home.

· Socialising and introducing them to new environments.

· Teaching your puppy to be comfortable alone – building up from a few minutes to four hours.

· Attending puppy classes, interacting with puppy raisers whilst building your training.

What you’ll get:

· The rewarding feeling of watching your puppy learn new skills.

· Knowing you’re supporting people with sight loss.

· A loveable companion, proven to reduce stress and improve fitness.

· Being part of a friendly puppy raising community.

· A dedicated manager to support you.

If this sounds like something you are interested in, please visit our website to apply:

For enquiries, please email: