Tag Archives: puppy raising

How Puppy Raising Almost Broke Me

Written by Amie Chapman Raising guide dog puppies has been a lifestyle choice for a little over 15 years now, and I absolutely love being a puppy raiser. Each puppy I raisedRead More…

14Mar/17

A Puppy Raiser’s Interesting Encounter

Written by Wendy Harris originally posted August 2015 I’ve been raising service dogs for over 10 years. You might have thought that by now, I’ve seen it all. But oh—not true! NewRead More…

12Apr/16

Are You Ready to Raise a Service Dog?

Written by Alice Munleyoriginally posted April 12, 2016 Requirements to raise a puppy may differ from one organization to another, but raising any puppy has certain generic requirements, even if it’s toRead More…

05Apr/16

A Guide Dog in the Classroom

Written by Katie Cuppyoriginally posted April 5, 2016 “Ms. Katie, may I please pet your dog?” a quiet voice inquires, accompanied by a patient little hand on my shoulder. “Yes, you may,Read More…

25Feb/16

GSD Service Dog in Training: How is he Different?

Since bringing Patrick home, I have been asked by family, friends, and fans: “Is raising a shepherd puppy different than raising a retriever?” Honestly, every puppy I have raised has been differentRead More…