PUPPY WALKER PROGRAM

PUPPY WALKER PROGRAM

 
General Information
Description of ServiceRecruits and trains volunteer puppy walkers , who raise and socialize guide dog puppies. Volunteers raise puppies for one year, teaching puppies house manners, basic obedience, leash walking and exposing puppies to a variety of experiences and situations. Training manuals and free weekly obedience classes available.
LocationSuffolk
Geographical AreaSmithtown, New York; Town of Smithtown, New York; Suffolk County, New York
 
Client Information
EligibilityOne year commitment required must be able to spend time with puppy to train and socialize. All volunteers must successfully pass a home visit.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesVolunteers must purchase dog food for their puppy.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation M-F 8am-5pm
Specific Hours: M-F 8am-5pm
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Michael Sergeant
Contact's Position Chief Training Officer
Physical Site Address 1 371 East Jericho Turnpike
Physical Site City, State, Zip Smithtown, NY 11787
Mailing Address 1 371 East Jericho Turnpike
Mailing City, State, Zip Smithtown, NY 11787
Main Phone (631)930-9000
Other Phone (800)548-4337 (Toll Free)
Fax (631)930-9009
Service Location Email info@guidedog.org
Web Address www.guidedog.org
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteer Opportunities
Last UpdateFeb10
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: GUIDE DOG FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND, INC.
Affiliated Program: PUPPY WALKER PROGRAM
This Service: PUPPY WALKER PROGRAM
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Service Animals (LR-7950)
Volunteer Opportunities (PX)