Foster Program


Foster care is the most humane, cost-effective solution for housing homeless pets. It is an important step on a pet’s journey to their forever home.

Fostering is an important step on a pet’s journey to their forever home. A home environment is best for their health and wellbeing. Fostering cats and dogs allows them to thrive in a home environment and practice forming bonds with their caregivers.

For pets who have been waiting longer for adoption, foster caregivers can help reassure adopters that these pets are a good fit for a home and speak to the type of home or family that would be

Options include field trips, sleepovers, team fostering and respite fostering. Dipping a toe into the water by starting out with short-term fostering may be just what you may need to get comfortable with longer-term fostering.

Prospects are all kinds of people; you can be younger or older, living alone or with others and you can foster an adult dog or even a senior animal.

Please contact Josh Pollack @ if you are interested or have any questions about becoming involved in our foster program.

This information is from Maddie’s Fund “Foster Caregiver Market Research”. Maddie’s Fund is the fulfillment of a promise to an inspirational dog and the creation of a goal towards achieving a no-kill nation where all healthy and treatable shelter dogs and cats are guaranteed a loving home. #ThanksToMaddie

Please read the article written by Julie Falconer; reprinted with permission by Animal Sheltering Magazine.

Access the article "How Far Can Fostering Go" by clicking the link below!