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Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind371 E Jericho TurnpikeSmithtown, NY 11787


Temp Homes: People care for a puppy or adult dog in their home for short periods as needed. Temp homes provide a safe and loving home where the puppy will learn or maintain housebreaking, obedience, excellent house manners, and socialization in public places. For an adult dog, they will maintain their good house behaviors and socialization.

v Hours of Volunteering: Temping a puppy or adult dog for a scheduled time period.

v Requirements: Puppy orientation session, obedience training classes with our puppy, and a home visit by a Foundation representative. Veterinary care is covered by our veterinarians. Food is paid by the volunteer, approximately $50 per month.

v Questions? Contact: 631-930-9060, email: Nadine@guidedog.org


  • Animal Care / Handling

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies
  • Home inspection, orientation class, 2 obedience classes

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