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In your homeTampa Bay Area, FL 33618


Our puppy raisers are truly the backbone of our program. While dogs are primarily trained during the school day by students, they need somewhere to go after school where their training can be reinforced and they can experience a home environment. Puppy raisers must be able to bring the dogs to the program each morning and pick them up in the afternoon. The dogs also remain in their puppy raiser’s care throughout the weekends. Puppy raisers are not financially responsible for any supplies related to dog care. This is typically a 18-month to 2-year commitment. It begins at the time the puppy is brought into the program and ends when the puppy graduates and becomes an assistance dog. We have puppy sitters available to assist you with vacations and weekends away.


  • Animal Care / Handling

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 18 months to 2 years
  • Being a puppy sitter for our program is a pre-requisite to being a puppy raiser.
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