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Guiding Eyes for the Blind (Yorktown) Home Foster Program

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Guiding Eyes for the Blind
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Yorktown Heights, NY

Guiding Eyes for the Blind


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Published 3 months ago

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Guiding Eyes for the Blind is looking for families or individuals who would welcome one of our exceptional dogs into their homes and provide a safe and loving environment. As a HOME FOSTER, you will drop off the dog you are caring for at the Yorktown Training School each Monday through Friday. The dog will spend their day training with their Guide Dog Mobility Instructor (GDMI) and be available for pick up to return to your home each evening.  The dog will remain with you on weekends. Veterinary care, dog food and supplies will be provided. 

HOME FOSTER RESPONSIBILITIES:

·        Must be able to transport the dog to the Yorktown Facility, Monday through Friday during the hours of 7:00AM - 9:00AM and pick up the dog between the hours of 4:30PM – 6:30PM.

·        Provide a safe and loving environment evenings and weekends.

·        Be able to commit to a period of four months.

·        Be able to provide proof of updated vaccines for any dogs in your household.

·        Must keep the dog leashed at all times when outside.

·        Attend a 2 hour training session.


Guiding Eyes for the Blind is looking for families or individuals who would welcome one of our exceptional dogs into their homes and provide a safe and loving environment. As a HOME FOSTER, you will drop off the dog you are caring for at the…

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Guiding Eyes for the Blind

611 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

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