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Palmetto nonprofit looking for new ‘puppy raisers’ [Video]

Dogs Inc., formerly known as Southeastern Guide Dogs, needs more puppy raisers to meet the demand for guide, service and skilled companion dogs.

PALMETTO, Fla. — Right now, Dogs Inc., formerly known as ‘Southeastern Guide Dogs’, is working to train puppies and their trainers. 

The nonprofit trains extraordinary guide dogs that service a range of people in all 50 states, but the thorough training process gets its start right here in Tampa Bay.

Today, dozens of puppy raisers gathered at the Dog Inc. headquarters in Palmetto for a conference and additional training. 

Their job as puppy raisers is to assist with training, but also acclimate dogs to life in a home and various public spaces. 

The nonprofit says right now, they need more puppy raisers to meet the demand for guide, service and skilled companion dogs.

Assistant Director of Puppy Raisers at Dogs Inc. Christie Bane explained, “We will teach you everything you need to know. …

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