Reasons for Foster Care
Foster Volunteer Criteria
Foster Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.
Foster Volunteers’ homes must meet certain criteria to be eligible for fostering an animal in their home.
Begin Your Journey to Fostering
Frequently Asked Questions
How long do animals stay in foster care?
Animals can stay in foster care for as little as a day or two, to an extended period. The needs of the animal in your care, and the time commitment you are interested in making, will determine length of stay.
Can I still foster if I have pets of my own?
Keep in mind that there is always the possibility of a health risk when exposing your pets to other animals in any setting. However, if your pets are in good health and current on vaccinations, the risk in minimal.
What expenses are involved in fostering an animal?
What are your greatest foster needs?
Kittens and puppies! During kitten season (Spring through Fall) pregnant cats or young feral kittens that need to be bottle fed, are often brought into the shelter. Fosters are needed to raise and socialize these kittens until they are old enough to be adopted or placed at the shelter.
Temporary medical care after surgical procedures and special needs pets.
I’ve never done foster care before, will you train me?
Yes! We will provide training and support on how to care for raising kittens, puppies and animals with special needs.