Overnight Foster Families Make a Difference!
If you are not able to adopt, another way you can help our shelter animals is overnight fostering! We have an overnight foster program that gets the animals out of the shelter for a little while while we are closed to the public. Simply pick them up each night near closing time and have them back at the shelter the next morning by 11am. You may also foster an animal Sunday night through Tuesday morning since we are closed to the public on Mondays.
This is advantageous for our animals in many ways. It gives them a break from being in their kennels, they get to spend time getting loved on which rejuvenates them and helps them get adopted faster, and it also begins to transition them from shelter life to a life in a forever home. Our overnight fosters also provide valuable information about the animals for potential adopters.
It's an easy two-step process to get approved to foster. Fill out an application, then have a short interview with our foster care director. After that, you are approved to foster whenever you would like. It's as simple as that... But be forewarned, some of our foster families have become "foster failures" which means they ended up falling in love with their overnight foster and adopting them!