FOSTER

FOSTER PROGRAM

What does fostering a dog involve?
When you foster, you agree to take a homeless dog into your home and give him or her love, care and attention, either for a predetermined period of time or until the dog is adopted.

Why do we need foster homes?
There are many reasons a dog might need foster care. Some of the most common include:

  • We depend on foster homes to care for dogs until suitable homes are found.
  • A puppy is too young to be adopted and needs a safe place to stay until he or she is old enough to go to a forever home.
  • A dog is recovering from surgery, illness or injury and needs a safe place to recuperate.
  • A dog has not lived in a home before or has not had much contact with people and needs to be socialized.

Why should you foster a dog?
Fostering a dog is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have (other than adopting, of course). By taking an animal in need temporarily into your home you’re:

  • freeing up a spot wo we can take in another dog.
  • giving your foster dog the time he needs to be ready for adoption.
  • helping the us learn more about the dog so he can end up in the best home possible.
  • socializing the dog to a home environment and possibly getting him used to being around other pets and different types of people.

How do I sign up to foster a dog?
Find the application on this page.  We will work with you to figure out the right foster dog for your household.


Thank you for considering fostering.  It will save lives!!