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BECOME A FOSTER PARENT

 
Thank you very much for your interest in fostering for MCPAWS Regional Animal Shelter! Fostering is an integral component of animal rescue, allowing us to provide extra care and love to animals who might not otherwise survive. While staff members often take shelter animals into their own homes on a foster basis, we just can’t do it all ourselves.  We need dedicated individuals, like you, to help us in this very special endeavor. No doubt about it, fostering saves lives and we couldn’t do it without you!

 

FOSTER CARE PROGRAM OBJECTIVES 

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  2. * To encourage the normal growth and development of very young, otherwise healthy cats and dogs.
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  4. * To encourage the recovery, rehabilitation, and care of sick or injured animals deemed suitable by the attending veterinarian and/or the staff.
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  6. * To protect the animal, especially puppies and kittens, from the risk of disease possibly present in the shelter.
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  8. * To ultimately place well-adjusted, healthy companion pets for adoption to the general public.
 
MCPAWS will cover all veterinary costs, food, bedding, and any other needs while the animal is in foster care. 

 

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, please contact Christa, the Shelter Manager:

(208) 634-3647 for more information. 

Foster parents will be required to participate in additional trainings and orientations. 

 

FOSPICE CARE

 

Are you willing to provide end-of-life care and comfort to senior and/or sick animals who are not suffering? We are looking for special volunteers who are willing to provide shelter, warmth, and love to animals who are near the end of their journey. MCPAWS will cover all medical expenses while the animal is in hospice care. This program is rarely needed, but important. We hate to see senior animals sit in kennels, when they could be curled up on a couch or next to a fire. 

 

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