Get Involved Ways to Help Out Become a Puppy Raiser Keep an assistance dog in your home for 18 months, while bringing it to classes and working on training yourself. Puppy raisers are vital to our mission. Become a Volunteer Without dedicated volunteers, Pawsitism could not achieve it's mission. From training, to marketing and social media - we're always looking for those willing to help. Become a Puppy Sitter Want to help raise an assistance dog but don't have the time or space for one full time? Puppy sitters fill in when the raisers need some help for a few days.