Start the process of becoming a puppy raiser or sitter for Susquehanna Service Dogs:

  1. Complete the application below and indicate whether you’re interested in being a raiser or a sitter in the comments section.
  2. After we process your application, you will receive a welcome email with information about upcoming class times.
  3. You must attend our orientation/clicker training class and observe a puppy class.
  4. You must also complete a home visit, conducted by one of our volunteers and a demonstration dog or dog in training.
  5. If you’re approved, you will receive an email with an invitation to join our puppy raiser and sitter Facebook Group. Additional information will follow.

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Contact Information
Home Information
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Do you have a fenced-in area?
Do the other people living with you want the home to be a temporary dog home?
Do you have other animals in your home?
Do you have any previous experience with dogs?
Would you be willing and able to attend dog classes?
Would you be willing to house a dog while a trainer or another puppy foster family are on vacation for a few days, or a week or two?

Please list at least one person who knows you well, from whom we can obtain a reference.

THANK YOU for your interest in Susquehanna Service Dogs. When you have completed the entire form, please click on the SUBMIT APPLICATION button below. Your request will be processed as soon as possible. You will be contacted regarding an interview to determine the feasibility of placement of a dog in your home and the availability of a dog for placement.