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Activities - Puppy Caring Programme for Vision Australia

  • Location: Lilydale VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Time Required

    Full-time for 12-15 months (At Home)

  • Type of work
    • Working with Animals
  • Requirements

    Animal Lover, Responsible,

The puppy caring program requires volunteers to care for a puppy in their home from the age of 8 weeks, until they are approximately 12-15 months of age. Carers teach, under the guidance of a puppy development officer, basic obedience, house manners, eating and toileting on command, socialisation in many different places (restaurants, cinemas, cafes, shopping centres, supermarkets etc) and to walk on lead in a relaxed manner. Carers are visited regularly at home by their puppy development officer to provide guidance in training and caring for their puppy. SEDA holds a training day that the carer and puppy are required to attend to once a month. Puppy caring is a very rewarding experience and our organisation couldn't run without volunteers that participate in this program.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.