Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind is currently recruiting for Puppy Raising Volunteers in the Leinster area specifically;
- Kildare (Maynooth, Naas, Sallins, Newbridge, Leixlip only)
- Wicklow (Blessington, Bray, Delgany, Greystones only)
- Meath (Ratoath and Dunboyne only)
Puppy Raisers foster one of their puppies from age 8 weeks until approximately 12-14 months.
At eight weeks old puppies begin their journey to becoming a Guide Dog for a person who is vision impaired or an Assistance Dog for a family of a child with autism.
This journey starts in the homes of Puppy Raising Volunteers.
The puppy will live with the family in their home.
Under the direction of Puppy Raising Supervisors, puppies learn basic rules and obedience.
To apply or to find out more www.guidedogs.ie