BECOME A FOSTER!

Interested in one of our adorable adoptable pups but can't commit long term?

Fostering is the most important step in a rescue pup's new life. Opening your heart and home bridges the gap between what was and the what lies ahead. Rescues learn love, trust, and can learn even some new tricks!

We strive to find the best foster homes to get these adorable pups adopted into their forever homes! We provide food and supplies, you provide love and shelter. Do you have extra love to give? 

WHAT TO EXPECT? FOSTER FAQS

WHY FOSTER?

The more fosters we have the more pups we can save. o give a sweet, innocent dog a real chance at finding a loving, caring forever home. People abandon, abuse, or give up their dogs for a variety of reasons. Some find homes, others fall through the cracks and remain on the streets, deteriorate in a stressful shelter situation and are unlikely to be adopted, or are the unfortunate casualties euthanasia simply due to overcrowding. In many cases, dog rescue organizations are their last safety net–their last chance.

WHAT IS IT LIKE TO FOSTER?

Each foster experience is unique. You might foster a dog who is housetrained, socialized, and makes friends with everyone! Maybe you’ll take on a just-weaned puppy who needs to be housebroken and requires loads of exercise and attention. Perhaps you’ll accept an older dog who requires some extra care, or an occasional trip to a vet (we pay vet expenses). Or you might open your heart to a formerly neglected dog who is scared and might need extra  patience and love until they learn to trust for the first time in their life. The experiences are as unique as our dogs, but we will do our best to match our incoming dogs to your family and lifestyle.

HOW LONG WILL I HAVE MY FOSTER?

It’s hard to say, there isn't a set time frame. Generally dogs stay with their foster homes for around 2-8 weeks. All interested adoptive families must go through our adoption process. We do our best to move people through the approval process as efficiently as possible but we do reference checks, vet checks and home visits to ensure all of our pups are placed in fantastic homes.

WHAT AM I RESPONSIBLE FOR?

Foster families provide adequate daily exercise in the form of leash walks and/or play in fenced yards. If your dog needs improved skills or training, we will provide the resources for you and your foster pup. We ask that you will be able to transport your foster dog to any needed vet appointments (approval for vet visits must be received from Furever We Love , prior to taking dogs to the vet except for life-threatening emergencies), though we will help with transport if needed. Furever We Love pays for all needed veterinary expenses., food and supplies All of our rescues are vetted and flea treated prior to coming to your home.

CAN I ADOPT MY FOSTER DOG?

When you take in a rescue, and love, care and spend quality time, it’s pretty darn hard not to fall in love. A lot of foster families, especially the first time they foster, want to adopt their foster dog. It’s normal to get attached and to feel sad at the thought of saying goodbye. What we can tell you is that usually the sadness doesn’t last too long, and is replaced by the satisfaction of knowing that you were instrumental in saving your foster dog’s life, that your foster dog’s adoptive family is terrific, and that a new foster placement can be right around the corner. Plus, there is a tremendous need for foster care and a rare few people are moved to open their homes. As a foster family, you are part of a very special community and we would hate to lose you! That said, it does happen once in a while that a foster family falls head over heels in love with their foster dog and can’t let them go. There’s no denying that this is a wonderful thing. If you were approved as a foster home, you must be a wonderful home for a dog, and so in most cases, you would be approved to adopt your foster dog.

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