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Before the Dog Arrives

 

Training Lessons

Before you receive your dog, you will need to attend weekly training sessions on dog handling and health care. Each foster attends lessons until they are able to effectively handle a dog. On average, fosters attend 4 to 6 lessons before getting a dog, and 3 to 6 lessons after receiving a dog. Because skill levels vary, you may need more or fewer lessons.

 

Required Equipment


The foster is responsible for providing equipment for their breeding dog, such as leashes, nail trimmers and toys. Please refer to the Equipment List for more information.

FOSTER RESPONSIBILITIES