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Puppy Raising Profiles


Looking for an assistance dog organization to raise for? Just curious to learn more about volunteer puppy raising opportunities?


Our Puppy Raising Org Profiles showcase details about what types of dogs an organization places, where volunteers can puppy raise, the time commitment, what costs they cover, and the application process. We will be adding more organizations to this page as we are able.

 To gather the most up to date and accurate information about an organization it is best to contact them directly. Pawsible is not partnered with all listed organizations and does not formally endorse every listed organization.

A black lab in a yellow vest and a yellow lab in a red vest sit in front of a building.

America's VetDogs (AVD)

Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Pennsylvania

Service Dog (Veterans), Facility Dog, Guide Dog

A yellow lab puppy in a yellow and blue vest lays outside.

Canine Companions

United States, Remote

Mobility Service Dog, Service Dog (Veterans), Hearing Dog, Skilled Companion, Facility Dog, Therapy Dog

A shiny black lab in a pink collar and leash and blue vest sits on a sidewalk.

Foliage Retrievers Service Dogs (FRSD)

Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Remote

PTSD Service Dogs

A black lab in a yellow vest sits in front of a large white pillar.

Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind (GDF)

New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, DC Metro Area, Maryland, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia

Guide Dog, Service Dog (Veterans), Facility Dog

Four dogs in red vests pose on a track.

Hero Dogs

DC Metro Area

Service Dog (Veterans), Facility Dog, Therapy Dog, Military Family Support Dog

A yellow lab in an orange vest and leash lays on a wooden floor in front of a row of kayaks. His head is tilted.

International Hearing Dog Inc.

Denver Metro

Hearing Dog

NEADS World Class Service Dogs

Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire

Hearing Dog, Autism Assistance for Children, Service Dog (Veterans), Facility Dog

A dark gold lab in a blue vest stands next to their handler looking up at them in an aisle.

The Exceptional Sidekick Service Dogs


Psychiatric Service Dog, Facility Dog

A yellow lab puppy in a blue vest sits on the edge of a fountain and looks to the left.

Topaz Assistance Dogs

Orlando, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, Southwest Florida, Broward County, FL

Autism Assistance, Seizure Response, Diabetic Alert, Mobility Service Dog, Facility Dog, Autism Assistance for Children, Hearing Dog, Multipurpose Service Dog, Skilled Companion

A black lan and a yellow lab in vests lay in the grass in front of a fence with patriotic decorations and large letters spelling WCC.

Warrior Canine Connection

DC Metro Area, Asheville NC, Menlo Park CA, Philadelphia PA

Service Dog (Veterans), Military Family Support Dog, Facility Dog

A blocky headed black lab in a blue vest lays on a tile floor against a white wall.

BluePath Service Dogs

New York, Remote

Autism Assistance for Children

A golden retriever in a vest stands in front of a mountain range.

Canine Support Teams

Southern California, Remote

Service Dog

Freedom Service Dogs

United States, Colorado, Remote

Autism Assistance for Children, Mobility Service Dog, Multipurpose Service Dog, Service Dog (Veterans), Military Family Support Dog, Therapy Dog

A yellow lab in a blue vest sits on the beach.

Guiding Eyes for the Blind (GEB)

New York, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Colorado, New Jersey

Guide Dog

A group of prisoners in ICAN vests walk through the grass away from the camera.

Indiana Canine Assistant Network (ICAN)

Indianapolis Metro Area, Indiana University - Bloomington, Ft. Wayne

Service Dog, Diabetic Alert, Autism Assistance, Facility Dog

Three 6 week old puppies lay sleeping on a gray whelping mat. They are wearing blue KSDS vests. The two on the outside are black. The one in the middle is yellow.

KSDS Assistance Dogs

Kansas, Remote

Guide Dog, Service Dog, Facility Dog

A yellow lab in a blue bandana lays in a grassy area next to its handler.

Southeastern Guide Dogs (SEGD)

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas, South Carolina, Tennessee, Remote

Guide Dog, Service Dog (Veterans), Kids Companion Dog, Military Family Support Dog

A chocolate lab in a green vest relaxes on a sidewalk using his raiser's foot as a pillow.

The Seeing Eye

New Jersey, NY Metro Area, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland

Guide Dog

Two black lab puppies in red vests sit on a white rug with a gray background.

United States Veterans Service Dogs (USVSD)


Service Dog (Veterans)

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