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Volunteer Opportunities

From puppy raising to dog walking, you can make a difference to someone who needs a Dog Guide.

Help Raise and Graduate Dog Guides for Those that Need Them

These volunteer opportunities involve foster puppies and Dog Guides in training coming to your home. All food is provided by Pet Valu and vet costs will be covered by Dog Guides. Volunteers must live within 10 to 40 minutes of our Guelph or Oakville facilities.

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Raise a puppy, change a life!

Provide a home and help socialize a puppy, teaching them house manners and basic obedience in preparation for formal training as a Dog Guide.

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Day School Program

Provide a Dog Guide in training a break from school. Volunteers would bring the dog back and forth to our training facility Monday-Friday, and provide housing for the dog each weekend.

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Dog Sitters

Look after future Dog Guide puppies and Dog Guides in training for short term periods.

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Transitional Home Program

Volunteer to help us prepare Diabetes Alert Dog Guides.

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Delta Bingo

Delta Bingo & Gaming Oakville generously supports LFCDG as a monthly charity to donate proceeds to. Every month, they hold special games where LFCDG volunteers are invited to help and raise awareness for Dog Guides.

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Ride for Dog Guides Committee

The Oakville Ride for Dog Guides committee plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and successful execution of the event. Committee members will assist in various tasks and activities before, during, and after the ride to help create a memorable and enjoyable experience for participants, sponsors, and attendees.

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On-site Volunteer Opportunities

These volunteer opportunities take place from Dog Guides' facilities in Oakville or Guelph

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Enrichment Dog Care Volunteer

Provide one-on-one enrichment activities to dogs in our facilities. *Must be over 18 years and older*

Due to the high volume of applications we’re currently not accepting volunteers for this program. We appreciate your interest in the Canine Enrichment Program. 

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French Speaker/Admin Volunteer

Assist in supporting the organization with communication in French and English. *Must be over 18 years and older*

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