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Assist a Army Veteran, Elevate a Service Canine Pet! 


Duke, a Labrador Retriever pet who started his service canine coaching this month

Press launch from Patriot Service Canines

Patriot Service Canines is in search of volunteer “Pet Raisers” to help within the coaching of puppies destined to vary the lifetime of a veteran.

Established in 2009, Patriot Service Canines is a nonprofit group, based mostly in Central Florida. It trains service canine for navy veterans fighting a spread of disabilities like Traumatic Mind Damage, PTSD, and lack of a limb. All canine are sponsored ($7,500), so the veteran pays nothing for the canine or coaching. The 2 years of coaching every canine receives are made attainable by a group of volunteer pet raisers and incarcerated ladies on the Lowell Correctional Facility who take part in Patriot Service Canine’s WOOF Program. Thus far, the group has positioned over 50 service canine with veterans and is an accredited member of Help Canines Worldwide, the main authority within the help canine business. 

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Volunteering as a Pet Raiser is a enjoyable and rewarding expertise for anybody concerned with supporting veterans and a neighborhood group! Patriot Service Canines covers all dog-related prices for Pet Raisers together with meals, vet care, and coaching treats. They’ve a wide range of pet raiser applications starting from “long-term” volunteering, which lasts as much as 18 months, to the “First Steps” program, which commits volunteers to working with their youngest puppies, two weeks at a time. All volunteers will obtain in-person coaching at the least as soon as a month with the Lead Coach and common check-ins to reply any questions that come up. 

In fact, service canine should observe sure guidelines our pet canine don’t have to fret about. They’re by no means allowed human meals or to get on furnishings. They’re, nevertheless, allowed to coach in public settings like eating places, shops, and anyplace else a veteran may take their service canine! Pet Raisers assist the canine learn to work in public settings like these.

To use, go to www.patriotservicedogs.org and full the web volunteer utility! A Patriot Service Canines consultant will get in contact for a telephone interview. Accepted volunteers obtain a guide and entry to a one-hour video coaching class earlier than being matched with a service canine in coaching. All canine in this system are massive breeds, principally Labrador and Golden Retrievers, and beneath two years outdated, so Patriot Service Canines asks that potential volunteers contemplate their bodily skills earlier than making use of. 

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Pet cuddles are assured together with the sensation of realizing you’ve helped those that have given us a lot.



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