Typically 1-8 weeks shelter dogs stay in home environments while waiting for forever families.
Short Term Care
Go through screening ensuring your home meets foster dogs' needs before being matched.
Apply At Local Shelters
Shop for supplies like food bowls, beds, leashes. Puppy proof property by removing dangers.
The shelter pays for all food, medical care, medications, accessories while in foster care.
Cover All Costs
Focus on socialization, training basics, building confidence coming from stressful environments.
Help Dogs Decompress
Keep records on eating, activity patterns, interactions with people/pets noting any concerns.
Shelters handle adoption process but you'll need to bring dogs to meet potential adopters.
Facilitate Meet & Greets