Fosters supply the love, care, exercise and sometimes transportation. We supply pretty much everything else needed: food, treats, toys, leash, collar, harness, crate, bedding, medical care & heartworm/flea/tick preventatives. You can choose long term fostering (until the dog is adopted into a forever family) or short term, usually 1-5 days. Long term fosters are needed when a dog has completed the program, but hasn’t been adopted yet. Long term fosters will be provided the opportunity to work with a trainer to continue the dog’s education.
Simply put, it could take a couple of hours at the humane society, or it could take days to weeks with a volunteer-run rescue. Every single shelter, humane society, and rescue have their own rules and regulations when it comes to adopting a dog. So I can’t tell you it’s going to take 1 day, 1 week or 1 month.
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Short term fosters are needed when a dog is scheduled to come into the program, but needs vet care first or just a place to crash until clearances can be arranged.