What is the foster care program?
Through the foster care program, Loving Heart Animal Shelter is able to temporarily place animals into the homes of volunteers until the animals are adopted into loving homes of their own.
What supplies does a foster parent have to provide?
Loving Heart Animal Shelter will provide foster parents with all supplies necessary to care for foster animals.
What does a foster parent do?
A foster parent is responsible for providing foster animals with a secure home, food, water, socialization, training, and exercise. Socialization and training should be done in a way that encourages good behavior in foster animals.
Foster parents must also administer medications to foster animals (as necessary), observe foster animals and report any problems or questions to Loving Heart, and bring animals to events as requested by Loving Heart.
Who benefits from the foster care program?
What is a "foster failure?"
A foster failure is when a foster parent decides to adopt one of their foster animals.