Puppy Raiser

Every hour spent caring for a Thin Line puppy is imperative to its development as a future service dog. The Puppy Raiser program provides a unique opportunity for volunteers to assist with our BOLD PURPOSE-based mission.

Requirements for a Puppy Raiser

As  a volunteer Puppy Raiser, you must agree to the following:

  • You must be at least 18 years old to be a volunteer Puppy Raiser.  Those under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian as a co-applicant on the Puppy Raiser application.
  • Provide a safe environment for a puppy who will be the only dog under 1 year old in the house.
  • Feed the puppy a diet provided by us.
  • Work closely with Thin Line monitoring the puppy’s progress and submit monthly reports.
  • Attend Thin Line approved obedience classes.
  • Teach the puppy manners and basic commands.
  • Provide the puppy with age-appropriate socialization opportunities such as public outings and medical appointments.
  • Keep the puppy on a leash at all times unless in a securely fenced area.
  • Supervise the young puppy throughout the day.
  • Agree to return the puppy upon request.

What is provided for you

Thin Line Service Dogs provide the following:

  • Food
  • Medical care
  • Leash
  • Collar
  • Service vest
  • Kennel or crate for sleeping indoor

Raise A Puppy -
Serve Those Who Serve Us

If your are interested in becoming a Puppy Raiser, fill out the application below :