Puppy Raiser

In the heart of every service dog, is a puppy raiser. You can give someone the gift of true independence by opening your home, volunteering your time and devoting up to 2 years of your life to training a puppy through Phoenix Assistance Dogs.

Puppy Raiser are the ultimate volunteers and individually are responsible for the success of all service dog teams! Puppy Raisers are assigned a puppy from our program, and by attending weekly classes for up to 2 1/2 years, completely train their dog the necessary tasks needed to be a service dog. What the Puppy Raisers learn in class they apply all week in regular training sessions, socialization, and outings as well as over see the puppies health and well being.

Do you want to learn more about becoming a Puppy Raisers? Read more FAQ!

If you are interested in becoming a Puppy Raiser please fill out the application, here.