Foster Care

Man with his longhair gray tabby cat foster
What’s a pet foster parent? By being a pet foster parent, you provide a temporary home for an animal prior to adoption....Read More
Girl with her family's foster care dog, a white Labrador Retriever mix
Best Friends' dog foster care manual has information on preparing for, bringing home and caring for a foster dog to prepare him or her for a forever home....Read More
Two fluffy kittens snuggling
Best Friends' kitten foster care manual has information on preparing for, bringing home and caring for a foster kitten to prepare him or her for a forever home....Read More
This boy and his family are fostering this sweet brown tabby cat.
Best Friends' cat foster care manual has information on preparing for, bringing home and caring for a foster cat to prepare him or her for a forever home....Read More
Black cat found as a stray
Found a dog? If you find a dog loose outside, the dog may be a lost pup rather than a stray, and someone could be frantically searching for her....Read More
Puppy and her person. This pup was rescued as a stray.
Have you successfully trapped a stray animal and are you wondering what the next step is?...Read More
Dog and cat next to one another in a foster home
Foster home situations help homeless dogs and cats by, among other things, decreasing their stress and limiting their exposure to infectious diseases, which can occur when ...Read More
Orange tabby mama cat lying on her side with a couple of her kittens
Fostering a mama cat and her babies is so heartwarming! Mama cats work hard to keep their babies healthy, clean and chubby....Read More
Smiling person bottle feeding a neonatal tabby kitten
Fostering bottle babies is a heartwarming and magical experience! And there are so many in need of foster homes....Read More
Person on the floor with litter of foster kittens with toys and food available to them
Did you know that it’s possible to choose the age of kittens you foster to fit with your schedule and comfort-level?...Read More