The OccuPaws Guide Dog Association is a non profit organization based out of Madison providing guide dogs to qualified blind or visually impaired adults from Wisconsin and surrounding states at no charge through an in home training program.
Clients of Occupaws are educated on all aspects of their guide dog, including canine health and nutrition, general care and grooming ,guide dog mechanics and public access and etiquette instruction. Clients will learn how to work with their guide dog on the routes they travel frequently as well as as well as travel to near by cities and towns for exposure to a wide variety of experiences.
OccuPaws has an ongoing need for fundraising to raise and place well-trained guide dogs. Northeast Wisconsin has several candidates awaiting a guide dog placement.
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