Puppy Carer

A national organisation are looking for assistance with their Seeing Eye Dogs (SED) service. Experience the joy of looking after one of their very special puppies and assist someone who is blind to live their life to the full.

Being a Puppy Carer is possibly the most enjoyable way to volunteer. Not only do you get to experience the joy of looking after an adorable puppy for about 12 – 15 months without any of the associated costs, you will also enjoy the satisfaction of knowing you are assisting someone who is blind to live the life they choose.

This type of volunteer provides a high standard of care for SED puppies/or dogs in the volunteer’s own home as approved and agreed by SED. The volunteer will also teach basic obedience (under the guidance of a SED Puppy Development Trainer), house manners, eating and toileting on command, and socialise puppies in many different places (restaurants, cinemas, cafes, shopping centres, supermarkets, etc) and walking on a lead in a relaxed manner

Time Required: 12 – 15 months

Skills Required: Be kind and collaborative, committed, be open and flexible, have integrity and have good general health.

National Police Check and Working With Children Check required.

Job ID: 2359

Category: Animals
Type: Ongoing
LGA: Mitchell Shire Council
Location: Kilmore Wallan
Number of Opportunities: Multiple

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