How to foster a dog at the Humane Society?
Step 1 – Please complete the foster application form below, including references and landlord letter (letter – if applicable). Step 2 – Our team will review your application. Step 3 – Phone interview. Step 4 – References will be checked. Step 5 – Once accepted, our team will forward further instructions for training and onboarding.
Can you guarantee the health of a foster dog?
PET’s HEALTH & DISPOSITION: I understand that KWSPHS cannot guarantee the health or disposition of any foster animal. We do not have past records for these animals and there are some risks associated with taking in foster animals.
What are the rules for fostering a pet?
Family pets must be current on all vaccines and foster pets will be kept isolated from family pets for a minimum of 7 (10-14 for cats) days for the protection of all animals. I agree to be fully responsible for the safety and well-being of the foster pet.
How long do kittens stay in foster care?
This is the reason why we need foster parents – to care for these homeless pets. The length of time in foster care varies from pet to pet. Young kittens and puppies may be in foster care for as long as 12 weeks, whereas a sick cat may be in care for a couple of weeks.
How many animals are fostered at Seattle Humane?
Foster a pet and give them a loving temporary home while they’re waiting to be adopted. More than 5,000 animals each year benefit from our Foster Care Program. You can foster as much or as little as you like for a wide variety of animals including kittens, puppies, cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs and other small critters.
Why do animals need to be fostered by Humane Society?
The animals in our foster care program are too young, too sick, recovering from surgery and/or on a behaviour modification program. This is the reason why we need foster parents – to care for these homeless pets. The length of time in foster care varies from pet to pet.
How long does it take to foster a pet?
Fostering is a rewarding and enriching experience and a great volunteer project for families or individuals who love animals but cannot commit to having a full-time pet. Time commitments for foster care can range from one to eight weeks. All you need is a little extra space and some spare time.
Is it safe to foster a pet in Seattle?
Seattle Humane’s official recommendation is that you keep your foster animals and resident animals separate from one another. This is the safest option for preventing the spread of disease and for reducing the chances of any personality conflicts.