Puppy and Dog Socialiser- within an hour's travel of Colchester

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As a socialiser or holiday cover you will need to live within an hours distance of our training hall in Colchester, Elmstead Market.

We are looking for caring and committed homes that can support our puppies and young dogs during their socialising and training journeys.

We provide food and equipment for the young dogs and cover all veterinary costs. You will also have 1:1 support from your local Socialiser Trainer and Volunteer Coordinator.


Attend regular training classes?

Be at home most of the day?

Follow positive dog training methods?

Regularly visit lots of different environments and use various forms of transport to socialise a young dog?


Have a secure, dog-friendly garden?

Have the time and stamina to manage an active dog under the age of 2 or young puppy?

Have the ability to drive to training classes in Elmstead Market?

Live in a non-smoking household?

Then we would love to hear from you!

What skills do I need?

Caring for, socialising and training dogs

Must drive and have car to transport dogs to training

Must live within an hour of Elmstead Market


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

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Availability Details

As a dog/puppy will be living with you this is a full-time role.


This opportunity has no specific location.

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