Pets in the Community : Pet Adoption and Fostering

Man with his longhair gray tabby foster cat
Are you thinking about fostering a dog, cat, or other pet?...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
Two kittens with scabies sitting on a tiny couch next to each other
Cats and kittens in shelters and rescue groups who aren’t 100% healthy have a tough time finding foster homes....Read More
Tabby foster kitten playing with a toy being held by a child sitting on a couch
Fostering tiny lives makes a huge difference....Read More
woman considering picking a pet dog during a meet and greet outside with a smiling white-and-brown dog
Picking a pet is a big decision — one that will bring you lots of joy but also responsibilities....Read More
family gathered outside with two black-and-tan dogs
So you've added a new pet to your family. Congratulations! Now you might be wondering: How long does it take for a pet to adjust to a new home?...Read More
two dogs jogging forward and smiling
Have you found a stray dog or cat, or do you need to find a new home for your pet? This comprehensive guide to rehoming a pet will show you how to get the word out....Read More
black cat, who has special needs due to hearing difficulties, lying down and looking straight ahead
If you need to give up your pet, we recommend that you make every effort to place them directly into a new home....Read More