Sometimes, animals need a foster home for short or long term care. There are many reasons foster families are needed and becoming a foster parent is a simple 3-step process.
Reasons Animals Need Foster Homes
Animals are too young or too old for adoption
Fostering helps increase the adoptability of the pet
Helps with capacity issues at the shelter
Pet behavior modification or socialization
Special medical treatment and recovery of the pet
Becoming a Foster Parent
The following is a step-by-step process to becoming a pet foster parent.
Complete the Foster Agreement and Application - This agreement outlines your duties as a foster, including begin on an on-call list, providing a loving, structured environment for the pet, bringing the pet to adoption events, and providing valuable information to the shelter on animal’s health and progress.
Receive approval by Foster Coordinator, Amber Mears.
Make arrangements to pick up your foster pet.
Learn About our "Fospice" Program
Hospice + Foster = Fospice! Have you heard about our Fospice program? Our fospice program is an opportunity for you to give an older animal, or animal with special needs a chance to live out the rest of their live in a loving home. Watch the video to learn more!