Foster Care

Foster Care is crucial to our life-saving mission and an invaluable piece of our Humane Equation. Foster homes provide pets with special needs the attention and opportunity to develop physically, socially or mentally in order to prepare them for adoption.

Fostering pets is hugely rewarding! While providing foster care you can:

  • Observe the development of playful kittens and puppies with your family
  • See a shy adult dog or cat blossom into a well-adjusted, happy individual
  • Provide a long-term homeless pet with an alternative to living in a shelter environment until he/she finds a forever home
  • Help your children learn the responsibilities of pet ownership
  • Nurse an ill animal back to health so he/she can live a full and happy life
  • Assess if you are ready for the commitments of full -time pet ownership

We invite you to browse through the links below to learn more about our diverse Foster Care Program and start today!

Short-term Foster Care

Foster parents needed for infant pets, special needs pets and recovering pets for a short time until they are ready to be adopted.


This innovative program places shelter pets in semi-permanent foster homes until they are adopted.

Foster Care Supplies Needed

If you can't foster pets, you can make a difference by donating items needed for the program.