Disability Services

Puppy Raisers

As a Puppy Raiser you enjoy the benefits of nurturing a young pup through the first year of its life in your home, fully supported by a member of our CAD team, whilst all costs being covered by The Compass Institute.

Training Dog Carer 

As a Training Dog Carer you enjoy the benefits of having an adult dog in your home while they are in training (approx. six months).  This is the integral part of their development as an Assistance Dog.  The puppies are typical teenagers at this stage – they know what to do, they just need guidance and gentle reminders in order to maintain the basic training they previously received as puppies.

To find out more on becoming a Puppy Raiser or Training Dog Carer, please complete the application below.  We will contact you to confirm we have received your application and provide further details.

    Are you interested in becoming a:

    Personal Details

    Household Details

    Residential Details


    Other Pet Details

    Pet #1

    Species
    Breed
    Age
    Sex
    Desexed YesNo

    Pet #2

    Species
    Breed
    Age
    Sex
    Desexed YesNo

    Pet #3

    Species
    Breed
    Age
    Sex
    Desexed YesNo

    Employment Details

    Employment Status: Full-TimePart-TimeCasual
    Will the dog be allowed at work with you? YesNo
    Have you discussed this with your employer? YesNo
    How long would it be left at home alone? Never1 hour2 hours3 hoursMore than 4 hours
    How frequently would it be left at home alone? Once a weekTwice a weekThree or more times a week
    Are you able to attend visits with the trainer within office hours? YesNo

    Other Details

    Thank you for taking the time to fill this application. We will endeavour to contact you within 48 hours regarding your application