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Information Canine charity attraction for volunteer ‘pet raisers’ in Lanarkshire


The Information Canine charity is searching for volunteers in East Kilbride to grow to be ‘Pet Raisers’ to assist proceed its very important work.

As a Pet Raiser, beforehand referred to as Pet Walker, you will present a pet with the very important basis for its future position as a information canine.

You may be taking care of a pet for 12-16 months and can information her or him via coaching, socialisation, the introduction of latest environments and experiences while offering a loving residence.

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Information Canines volunteering co-ordinator, Susan Harrison, instructed Lanarkshire Reside : “We’ve got new puppies arriving quickly so we’re searching for volunteers in East Kilbride to assist elevate a few of these stunning information canine puppies whereas they’re in coaching.

“Serving to folks dwelling with sight loss is what our canine are born to do, however that doesn’t imply they’re born able to do it. In the event you’re a dog-lover seeking to give one thing again, we may very well be searching for you.

“Elevating a pet takes plenty of house, time and care. For his or her first 12-16 months, you’ll be educating the fundamentals they want earlier than they go on to their information canine coaching.

Pet Raisers are wanted in East Kilbride

“Being a Pet Raiser is extremely rewarding. It’s an emotional expertise seeing a pet develop in your house and figuring out how pivotal you’ve been in serving to to create a life-changing information canine partnership.

“Changing into a Pet Raiser can train you new expertise in canine dealing with or possibly rekindle current ones, in addition to providing you with the chance to fulfill new folks and discover new locations.

“There could be the odd chewed slipper alongside the way in which, however nothing beats the rewarding feeling of loving and elevating a pet who will go on to make an infinite distinction to somebody dwelling with sight loss.”

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In the event you don’t really feel you tick each field, however are certain this position is the one for you, the charity would love to listen to from you.

It’s at all times open to recommendations and are very pleased to talk with anybody to debate what’s doable.

For extra info go to the hyperlink to the charity’s web site or electronic mail Susan Harrison on susan.harrison@guidedogs.org.uk when you have any questions.

You can even get in contact with the charity on volunteer@guidedogs.org.uk

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