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Canandaigua VA offers canine training course

The Canandaigua VA Medical Center Recreation Department is looking for Veterans willing to foster a service dog as part of the new Canine Training Program. The program will consist of VA outpatients volunteering to foster (have live with them) a dog and attend canine training sessions. This requires each volunteer to:· Have reliable transportation· Commit to foster a dog for 1 year· Attend training sessions weekly· Complete the homework from the training sessionsIf you are a Veteran receiving outpatient care at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center or Rochester VA Outpatient Clinic and are interested in more information about this program, please contact Kaye Cooper at (585) 393-7703 or e-mail Kaye.Cooper@va.gov.Check the Canandaigua VA Medical Center News Room @ http://www.canandaigua.va.gov/newsroom/cannewsroom.asp for more upcoming events. Visit the Canandaigua VA Facebook Page @ http://www.facebook.com/VACanandaiguaThe Canandaigua VA Medical Center is located at 400 Fort Hill Avenue Canandaigua, NY.

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