Help Save Lives From Home
Foster Care Program
Last year, 5,483 shelter animals benefited from foster care. The care these dedicated volunteers provide is invaluable, both to the animals and to the people who adopt them. You can foster as much or as little as you like for a wide variety of animals inlcuding kittens, puppies, cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs and other small critters. Fostering is a rewarding and enriching experience, and a great volunteer project for families or individuals who love animals but cannot commit to having a full-time pet.
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Time commitments can range from one to eight weeks. All you need is a room (even a bathroom) and some spare time. We provide all supplies and any necessary medications. To join the foster program, you must first attend an HS101 volunteer orientation.
Click here for Volunteer Orientation Dates!
If you need further assistance, please email [email protected] or call (425) 649-7557.
Feature Our Pets On Your Website
Showcase our adoptable pets on your website! Just enter in our Shelter ID (WA06) and specify how you want the listing to look. This is an easy way to help find homes for our shelter guests!
Help Your Foster Pet Find a New Home
View helpful tips on photographing your foster pet.
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