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become a foster parent

The Nonie Krauss Foster Care Program helps pets who need extra care before being ready for adoption, or for pets to get a break from the shelter until they find their forever home. There are many animals who benefit from spending time in foster homes, including those who need training or socialization, animals in need of medical treatment, puppies and kittens too young for adoption, and moms with puppies or kittens.Cat Header

How do I become a foster parent?

  1. Complete the online Foster Care Application/Waiver and Foster Parent Agreement.
  2. After reviewing your application, the Foster Care Coordinator will contact you. Please allow 4-6 weeks for your application to be considered for our next orientation session.
  3. Please note, this program is not intended as a means to “foster-to-adopt”.  If you are interested in adopting a pet for your family, click here to learn more about our adoption program.

Not able to foster a pet? Waiting to hear back from your application?
Donate to our emergency emergency medical fund.
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You can also purchase needed supplies for our foster families without leaving home!
Click here to view our Foster Amazon wish list