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Be a Sitter for a Future Assistance Dog!

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  • 13 people are interested

Do you want to cuddle with a life changing dog?

Sitters host dogs in their homes for 6 or less days at a time to allow their Raisers to have breaks while the dogs grow up and get trained in. Dogs are typically between 8 weeks and 2.5 years of age.

Can Do Canines covers the costs of the dog food, vet visits, and monthly preventatives!

Volunteers in this program should live near the Twin Cities area or Eau Claire, WI to pick up and drop off dogs.

No experience is needed to work with our puppies. We’re with you every step of the way!

By helping as a Sitter for a future assistance dog, you are enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities. These dogs will grow up to bring their people more freedom, independence and peace of mind.

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About Can Do Canines


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.


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 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.


People with Disabilities
Animals, People with Disabilities


Sun Feb 04, 2024


9440 Science Center DriveNew Hope, MN 55428



  • Animal Care / Handling


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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