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About our Foster Program

What is a Foster Parent?
A foster parent is someone who selflessly temporarily opens their home, and their hearts, to orphaned and/or ill pets with specific needs.

How do I become a Foster Parent?
It’s easy! Complete our online foster application. Our staff will contact you within 48 hours of your application!

Which pets need to be fostered?
Pets with minor injuries, illnesses or babies that are just too young and need special attention.

Why is it important to foster?
Foster families make a real difference in the lives of countless orphaned pets throughout the year. We receive many animals that need temporary care due to minor, but highly treatable illnesses, injuries or just some bottle feeding and tender loving care. Our foster families nurse these pets back to health so they can find their forever home.

Foster Program Contact Information
The best way to reach the foster team is via email:

Phone: 956-686-1141 ext. 33

If there is an after hours emergency, please call our emergency line 956-278-0702 When contacting us about your foster animal please provide your name, their name and/or ID number and a description of what your e-mail or call is regarding. We will get back to you as soon as possible. To schedule your foster animal(s) for offsite foster-adoption events, please contact us with animal ID numbers and your availability for offsite events. We typically have at least 3 events per month.

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