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Police puppies looking for new homes

Thames Valley Police are looking for people to take in their puppies for their first months of life.

Published by the Mix96 News Team at 8:55am 15th March 2019. 2-minute read.

Police puppies looking for new homes

Thames Valley dog unit are looking for home for their new litter of puppies.

The role would require the puppy to live with you from eight weeks old to approximately 12 months old.

During this period, as a Puppy Socialiser, you would be required to introduce the puppy to as many new environments and experiences as possible, whilst also starting the foundation of puppy training.

Thames Valley Police and Hampshire Constabulary's dogs require a lot of exercise and and stimulation to start of their train.

To become a puppy socialiser, you must be able to answer 'YES' to the following questions:

  • Are you physically capable of walking and controlling a dog on a lead?
  • Do you have access to a vehicle for safe transportation of the dog?
  • Do you have a suitable position in your home environment for a dog crate?
  • Are you able to provide a secure garden area?
  • Do you live within approximately 15 miles of Sulhamstead?
  • Are you able to make the dog available for regular training sessions at Sulhamstead?
  • Can you ensure that the puppy will not be left alone for more than 4 hours at a time (except in extreme circumstances)?

As a puppy socialiser, you would be required to go through a police vetting process.

If you answered 'Yes' to the questions and want to apply, email puppydevelopment@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk with contact details and postcode

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