Pets thrive in homes. Open your heart and home to a shelter pet for a weekend, a few weeks or longer. Help keep them happy and healthy, and free up limited shelter space for other pets who enter our shelters.
There is nothing like the love and warmth of a family. Fostering enables pets to thrive in a home where they are less stressed and better socialized. Thus, they are less likely to get sick than pets in shelters.
Fostering is also important for pets who are too young to be at the shelter due to their fragile immune system. Pets can have a quiet space to heal from an illness or surgery or specialized attention to improve on various behaviors.
We provide the vet care, supplies, support and adoption assistance. Share your home with a shelter pet and help save a life!
“Watching a foster pet thrive, learn, grow and come out of their shell in your home is a feeling like no other. It’s so hard to say goodbye when they get adopted, but updates from their new family make it all worth it!”
– Alexis, foster parent since 2017
We want to make fostering with us as accessible as possible, however we do have some requirements for participating.
To get started, complete the dog or cat foster questionnaire. We’ll reach out when a pet meeting your criteria is ready. If you have dogs, we can arrange a meet and greet with your pets at our shelters. Our greatest need is foster homes for medium-to-large (40-60lbs) dogs.
Every donation helps us keep people & pets together.
You can make a difference and help save lives!