FOSTERING Your Role as a Foster Parent
Rolling up rugs
Putting plants out of reach, which may be toxic to the pet
Create a designated space for the dog to sleep and eat
Lay out pee pads (if still potty training)
Place all valuables in a safe place, out of the pet’s reach Why do we need fosters ? We wants to learn more about a dog’s personality and behavior iMost foster dogs needs to learn some basic manners before being made available for adoption.Some shy or timid dogs needs a safe place to come out of her shell.It might be a dog recovering from illness or injury.FOSTER HOME / FAMILY ENVIRONEMENT IS SO MUCH BETTER FOR A DOG The main function of a foster home is to provide a safe, loving home environment. For the most part, this entails caring for your foster as you would care for your own dog: offering food, affection, socialization, and exercise to keep the dog happy and healthy No matter what kind of dogs you foster, all foster homes provide the valuable service of socializing a dog and getting to know its personality. Your relationship with the dog is key information in helping find its forever home.One of the greatest rewards of fostering is watching a rescue dog bloom into a pet, but of course, it’s not without its challenges. Foster dogs sometimes need to learn the basic rules of living in a house, including:HousetrainingAppropriate greeting behavior with humansAppropriate play behavior with other dogs Please never forget that Fostering animals is, simply put, saving lives. One of the greatest benefits of fostering dogs is the ability to learn from the experience. You and your family will have the opportunity to interact with different dog breeds. If you have children, they’ll learn about raising and training pets. Fostering can provide a sense of purpose and fill a hole in your life that you may not have known even existed. As a foster you can enjoy the benefits of pet companionship without the usual price tag of dog ownership. Sometimes It can feel heartbreaking when it’s time to say goodbye and send your foster pet to their new home. While you know that the experience was beneficial for the dog’s welfare, it can be very upsetting to give them up at the end of the process. Sometimes this is why some foster families decide to adopt their pets. BUT if you are willing to take a chance, fostering a dog can change your life and theirs.