Training facility Canine Partners, which trains dogs to assist disabled people, has opened a new centre in the Midlands and they are looking for 'puppy parents'.
The charity in Osgathorpe, North West Leicestershire, is currently looking for people who live within an hour's drive of the centre to look after the puppies for a year while they are trained.
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