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Can Do Canines

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We at Can Do Canines are very excited that you are interested in being a part of our assistance dog program!

Fostering is a way to get the love of a dog in your life without the life-long commitment. Long Term Fosters care for a dog for three to twelve months at a time. These dogs are usually one year or older and may have been trained in a prison program or with a Puppy Raiser. Long Term Fosters are asked to take the dog on public outings three times a week and bring the dog to one training opportunity a month.

Once you complete an application, a staff person will contact you to go through a virtual orientation and schedule a home visit.

Application information can be found by visiting volunteer.candocanines.org.

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About Can Do Canines

Location:

9440 Science Center Drive, New Hope, MN 55428, US

Mission Statement

Can Do Canines is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by creating mutually beneficial partnerships with specially trained dogs.

Description

Our assistance dogs fetch amazing things. They provide the gifts of freedom, independence, and peace of mind to our clients and their families. These wonderful canines are often adopted from local animal shelters and are specially trained for our clients who live with disabilities that involve mobility challenges, hearing loss or deafness, seizure disorders, autism, or diabetes complicated by hypoglycemia unawareness. Dogs, training and supplies are provided to each client free of charge thanks to the work of dedicated volunteers and contributions from generous individuals, corporations, foundations and service groups like the Lions.

Animals
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

9440 Science Center DrNew Hope, MN 55428

(45.05121,-93.39989)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-12 months

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