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Puppies start obedience training classes provided by NSD trainers very early to begin introducing basic obedience commands, set socialization goals, and connect as a group to solve and prevent common puppy issues.
Puppy Raisers are required to commit to weekly classes for the first 12 weeks and then class every other week thereafter. Classes must be attended throughout the puppy placement period, starting at a beginner level up to more advanced classes.
Classes are scheduled Monday Cambridge and Wednesday London evenings. Transportation is necessary as there is no public transport available to our training locations. For example, the puppy training instructors may schedule outings to shopping malls, parks, pet stores, or restaurants.
Puppies must be socialized a minimum of six hours per week.
Once your Puppy Raiser Application is approved, an NSD staff member will meet with you in person to discuss the potential puppies that may be available. Consistent Puppy Class Attendance is mandatory for the entire experience.
The age of the puppy in need of a home varies depending on the situation, time of year, and the number of puppies available. NSD Puppy Class attendance is a mandatory part of this experience. Volunteers take a month-old puppy and maintain obedience and service dog skills until the dog is recalled to NSD University.
This is approximately a month commitment, but once your Puppy Raiser Application is approved, an NSD staff member will meet with you in person to discuss the potential puppies that may be available. Temporary Homes Sometimes, those who intend to raise an NSD puppy for 18 months have life challenges that prevent them from continuing as a volunteer.
We need Puppy Raisers who volunteer to provide a temporary home until a NSD staff member can find another volunteer to continuing raising the NSD puppy. This is approximately a month commitment. Once the online application is completed, you will be contacted via email by a NSD staff member.
We are looking for young families, couples, retirees, and single individuals who are able to devote the time, energy and love necessary to successfully socialize and train a NSD puppy.
Raising a puppy can be strenuous so applicants must be able to walk for minutes in any one session. The application process to be a NSD Puppy Raiser for any length of time takes between weeks to complete depending on your availability. Before you decide Puppy Raising is for you, there are some important questions to consider.
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Looking ahead to your older dog. It may be unavoidable in an emergency, but it is probably not reasonable, to leave any dog alone indoors for . Get a crate Far from keeping the puppy "caged", this is a bed for your puppy, a place of safety, peace and quiet and food and chew toys.
Keep in mind, dogs are den animals, they like small places to curl up in. In the beginning, throw a dog biscuit or treat in to entice your pup in, and occasionally hide a few pieces inside.
The more you confine your puppy to her Doggy Den and Puppy Playroom during her first few weeks at home, the more freedom she will enjoy as an adult dog for the rest of her life.