Fostering

Fostering Pets in Need

Regular & Military Fostering 

Please help pets in need, you’ll be glad you did.

Rescuing an animal is the first step, but it leads to an essential second action: the urgency for a foster family to step up, take in and care for the animal in need.So many more pets can be saved when we have foster families who will join us on the pathway to saving these beautiful souls. We depend on you to help us by temporarily opening your home to these precious animals who are homeless through no fault of their own.

Military men and women who valiantly serve our country also need temporary fosters while they are away keeping us safe. You’ll find information about both foster programs on this page.

“I’m Butch. I was saved because someone a wonderful family fostered me until I could find my forever home. Will you help other pets like me?”

How to Become A foster family

Locally

It’s simple! Contact any of our PACC911 Coalition Partners listed on our website and inquire about becoming a foster for them! Just click in their link to go straight to their website with their contact information. Go now!

Nationally

911fosterpets

Launched by the the founder of Petfinder, you’ll find a nationwide network that matches up foster families with rescues to provide care for the animals waiting for their forever homes. You’ll also get to see the many pets awaiting their forever family to come find and adopt them

 

“I’ll be back for you soon Lady!”

What to do with your pets when you’re called to duty

 

Program: Military Pets Foster Project© /Keeping Love Waiting©

A nationwide & global network of individual foster homes that house, nurture and care for the dogs, cats, birds, horses and all other pets for military personnel. Website: Guardian Angels for Soldiers Pets   

Their mission: “Supporting our Military, Veterans, and their beloved Pets to ensure the pets are reunited with their owners following a deployment (combat or peace-keeping mission) in harm’s way to fight the global war on terrorism or unforeseen emergency hardship impacting their ability to retain their pet’s ownership rights.”

Eligibility criteria

  • Active duty single and married couples deploying (combat, peacekeeping or humanitarian related mission).
  • Wounded warrior assistance related to a medical and/or homeless situation by working with the various VA medical and homeless transition program representatives (mentor, counselor, social work, etc.)
  • Family of deployed hero related to a medical situation within the family that would have an impact for the family to care for their dog during the spouse’s deployment.
  • Military family PCSing out of the country and taking their pet(s) with them, but due to airline restrictions (weather related) or regulations related to shots and quarantine requirements pet(s) are unable to travel at the same time as military service member. Foster length to be between 3-6 months.

Also check out:

http://www.azhumane.org/our-services/alternative-placement

https://www.netpets.org/netp/foster.php

http://www.americanhumane.org/animals/adoption-pet-care/issues-information/fostering-military-pets.html