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ORGANIZATION: Canine Companions- Northwest Region (Northern California, Northern Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho

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Do you have a passion for dogs? Support the start of the next generation of service dogs by volunteering at our new Canine Health & Wellness Center! As a Litter Sitter, you'll help ensure the wellness and care of our dog mommas and their adorable puppies, who will grow up to provide greater independence for people with disabilities. No Experience Necessary: We provide you with all the training & guidelines.

What You'll Do:

  • Puppy Care: Assist with providing wellness, care, cuddles, and socialization for puppies from newborn up to eight weeks old.
  • Dog Momma Care: Assist with walking, grooming, cleaning, and enrichment activities for our dog mommas.
  • Wellness Monitoring: Work closely with our staff to monitor the health and wellness of our dog mommas and their litters.
  • Evening & weekend shifts will be available soon.

Requirements:

  • Must live in Northern California and be able to travel to Santa Rosa.
  • Ability to commit to one to four shifts per month.
  • Must be 16 years old or older (those under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian fill out the application, and they must be accompanied during the volunteer onboarding process).

Help service dog journeys a success and make a life-changing impact! Let us know if you’re interested here , and we 'll provide the next steps. Visit canine.org to learn more about us and explore other volunteer opportunities .

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About Canine Companions- Northwest Region (Northern California, Northern Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho

Location:

2965 DUTTON AVE, SANTA ROSA, CA 95407, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 1975, Canine Companions is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.

Description

There are approximately 64 million Americans living with a disability. Canine Companions is a national non-profit organization that provides expertly trained service dogs and a lifetime of follow-up services - completely free of charge - to children, adults and veterans with disabilities so they can lead lives with greater independence.

Headquartered in Santa Rosa, CA, Canine Companions is the largest non-profit provider of service dogs, and is recognized worldwide for the excellence of its dogs, and the quality and longevity of the matches it makes between dogs and people. The result is a life full of increased independence and loving companionship.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
People with Disabilities
Veterans & Military Families
Animals, People with Disabilities, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Sebastapol, CA 95472

(38.40214,-122.82388)
 

SKILLS

  • Veterinary
  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Live in Northern California and be able to travel to Santa Rosa. Must be 16 years old or older (those under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian fill out the application, and they must be accompanied during the volunteer onboarding process

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