The profile of the referents sought: alone or with family (but with children old enough to follow the instructions), they can live in a house or an apartment, must be in good physical condition and be available enough to follow, for sixteen months, at Vibrac, fortnightly education lessons with the puppy.
The candidates must also be open to the methods of education of Handi’dogs. During his training, the dog will accompany his referent in all his daily activities. He must assimilate that the animal once trained, will leave to be entrusted to a disabled person.
Applications should be sent to Frédérique Radureau (07 82 01 09 09, or by email [email protected]). After studying the application, she will make an appointment for a home interview. Once the engagement is confirmed, the family receives a two-month-old puppy, for sixteen months. Throughout this training period, Handi’chiens bears the cost of food, veterinary care and canine equipment.