The wonderful organization Guide Dogs of America helps train puppies to become guide dogs for the blind. The Southern California office is looking for people to help them by becoming volunteer puppy raisers.
The organization will have puppies from their fall letters that will need foster homes by December through early January. The volunteer puppy raisers will help raise these awesome dogs and prepare them for a life of training and guidance.
Who wouldn’t want to take in a new puppy just in time for the holidays? Not to mention, you’re helping such a wonderful cause. Of course, there are many things that you have to consider when you take on such a big responsibility.
“If you ever dreamt of a puppy for Christmas, now’s your chance to realize that dream while doing something meaningful for another person,” said Stephanie Colman, GDA’s puppy program coordinator. “Not only will an adorable puppy add immeasurable joy to the holiday season, our volunteer puppy raisers are critical to GDA’s mission of helping people who are blind or visually impaired enjoy increased mobility and independence through the use of a highly skilled guide dog.”
Learn more about the program on the next page.