Puppy Raiser is a volunteer who agrees to raise a puppy in their home for Freedom Guide Dogs so that it can one day become a guide dog. The Puppy Raiser plays a key role in the socialization and development of the puppy which greatly increases its chances of graduating from the guide dog program.
Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind
Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind, located in Upstate New York, is the only second guide dog program in The United States to exclusively offer this caring program of 'Hometown Training'. Freedom breeds, trains and places guide dogs with blind and visually imparted individuals throughout the Eastern US through Hometown Training at no cost to the recipient.