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Fosterer

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ORGANIZATION: Guide Dogs

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In this role you will provide a temporary home for a dog in training, using support and guidance for Guide Dogs for the welfare and handling of the dogs.
When you become a Fosterer you will provide a safe, secure and welcoming environment for a dog. Ensuring the dog is fed, exercised and cared for to maintain excellent health.
it is required to drop off and collect your foster dog from our Guides Site in Shrewsbury Monday-Friday between 8.15-9.15am and collection between 5-6pm.
using positive reinforcement training techniques to teach, maintain behaviours.
The dog is to not be left more than 4 hours in a 24 hour period.

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About Guide Dogs

Location:

New Zealand House, 160-162 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6AL, GB

Mission Statement

We are Guide Dogs. And we’re here to help people with sight loss live the life they choose. Children and adults. Friends and family. Whoever you are, our expert staff, volunteers and life-changing dogs are here for you. To help you live actively, live independently and live well. Together, we can help people affected by sight loss live their lives to the full.

Description

Every six minutes in the UK one more person loses their sight.
Every day, 250 more people join the 2 million already living with sight loss.
And this number is set to double.
We are Guide Dogs and we are here to help those affected by sight loss live the life they choose.

Since 1931, Guide Dogs has been supporting people with sight loss, helping them to lead confident and independent lives. But we know we must do more to help the increasing number of people living with sight loss, and those who love and care for them. In recent years, Guide Dogs has expanded our services beyond our dogs to help thousands more people with different needs lead confident, independent and fulfilling lives.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Animals

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Canon Court NorthAbbey Lawnshropshire, shrewsbury sy25deUnited Kingdom

(52.70911,-2.7427)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • between 4-6 months
  • This role is 6 to 8 hours of training and then you will be ready to go! these modules will include Dog Knowledge, Care and Handling.

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