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Application Forms

 

Thank you for considering volunteering with Guiding Eyes. Here you’ll find all our application forms in one easy-to-find place.

Every one of our opportunities is different, so to make sure you find the best fit, please take a moment to read this section of the website and learn more about volunteering with us.

Puppy Raising

Application – Puppy Raising
If you have reviewed the general information and key components of puppy raising and would like to proceed to the next step, please submit the on-line Puppy Raiser Application. We will e-mail your application to the region nearest to where you reside. This application indicates your interest in finding out more about raising a puppy – you will hear from a Guiding Eyes representative within two weeks and will be invited to attend classes that will answer your questions and help you prepare to become a puppy raiser. We ask our potential raisers to be well informed in order to make this important decision.

For additional information, please contact us at cdc@guidingeyes.org.

Brood Stud Foster Program

Application – Brood/Stud Foster
If you are interested in becoming a Brood/Stud Foster, this application can be easily submitted online for consideration. The Brood/Stud Manager will contact you to discuss your application in greater detail. Our standard response time is 7-10 business days.

For additional information, please contact the Brood/Stud Program

Home Litter Care Program

Application – Home Litter Care
Home Litter Care aims to enrich the lives and experiences of our puppies by utilizing your home environment. Within one week of giving birth, a brood and her puppies are placed in your home, under your care, for a period of up to 6 weeks. Interested parties may submit an application to the Home Litter Care Coordinator.

For additional information, please contact Elizabeth Martin at emartin@guidingeyes.org

Early Socialization Program

Early Socialization Application

We’re sorry, but our Early Soc applicants currently outnumber our open positions and we cannot accept new applications. We thank you for your interest and hope you’ll keep checking back with us. Thank you for your patience.

If you are interested in becoming involved in our Early Socialization Program, this application can be filled out online & submitted electronically. The Early Socialization Coordinator will contact you to discuss your application in greater detail. Our standard response time is 7-10 business days.

For additional information, please contact ES Program Coordinator at socialization@guidingeyes.org

Home Socialization Program

Application – Home Socialization (Short-term Puppy Visits)
If you are interested in becoming involved in our Home Socialization Program, this application can be filled out online & submitted electronically. The Home Socialization Coordinator will contact you in 7- 10 business days to discuss your application in greater detail.

For additional information, please contact HS Program Coordinator at socialization@guidingeyes.org

Campus Volunteer

Campus Volunteer Application
If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer at our Canine Development Center in Patterson or the Training School in Yorktown Heights, NY, this application can be easily submitted online. The Volunteer Department will be in touch with you 7-10 business days following submission of the application to talk to you in greater detail about various volunteer opportunities.

All volunteers are asked to adhere to a Code of Conduct. Please click here for further information.

For additional information, please contact Volunteer Department at volunteer@guidingeyes.org

Puppy Adoption

We’re sorry, but right now our waiting list is too long, and we cannot accept new applications. Please keep checking back with us, and thank you for your patience.

Those interested in adopting a young adult dog should contact the Manager, Released/Retired Dog Program, to receive an application package. The current wait for a young adult dog is between three and four years.