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Foster Dogs

Foster caregivers provide our dogs with safe homes and lots of TLC until they’re adopted.

Interested in becoming a foster? Learn more about how it works below, and then submit a Foster Form.


We require a completed foster care application and an interview with you in your home.

  • Foster parents must be 21 years of age.
  • Foster parents must be able to provide a safe, loving and stable environment for the foster animal.
  • In some instances, experience with animal behavioral or medical issues is a plus, but is not necessary.
  • Foster parents must have common sense and patience.

Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of a foster volunteer include the daily care and maintenance of the foster dog(s), providing them with fresh food and water, and any necessary medications.

  • Making sure they are safe, comfortable, and socialized during their stay in your home is important.
  • Foster parents are also responsible for communicating to the program coordinator and staff any needs or concerns, whether medical, behavioral or other.
  • Foster parents must be able to transport their foster animal(s) to and from veterinarian appointments and adoption events.
  • Foster parents should actively participate in finding their foster animal(s) their forever homes.

Time Commitment

The time commitment required in being a foster parent varies depending on the animals you are caring for. However, it is a big commitment regardless.

You are their caregiver day and night until they are adopted.

Want more details about how it all works? Download our foster FAQ document.

Foster Application

The Basics

Some basic information and how we can get in touch with you.

Employment Info

Many of our dogs are surrendered because owners are no longer able to care for them. We want to ensure that dogs are fostered in financially stable homes.

Home Environment

We want to make sure that the dogs you foster are a good fit for your home environment. Some dogs thrive in a high-energy home, while others need something a bit more quiet. Some dogs need a large, fenced yard, while others would do great with just a few short walks.

A Few Additional Details

Work schedules, other pets, and references.

I have read the Foster FAQ document and agree to follow all outlined procedures.

I agree to the following: All statements made on this application are truthful; I have made no false statement with regard to family members in household, references provided not being family members, status of my home ownership and any other statements made on this application.