Foster Care

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Adoption Ambassadors 2016 Campaign Update: 3 Happy Tails

Tuesday, December 6 2016

We’ve often shared the research behind Adoption Ambassadors, but nothing drives that point home like hearing about animals whose lives were saved because of the program. Get ready to meet three right now.

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Tip of the Week: Shop 'Til They Adopt

Monday, November 28 2016

Holiday shopping? Bringing foster pets along will get them lots of extra exposure.

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They Did It: Holiday Fosters

Friday, November 25 2016

Looking for a way to get more animals home before the holidays?  A program like this will help you reach a new pool of foster volunteers.

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Forms & Samples Customizable Guides for Cat & Dog Foster Homes

These guides for cat and dog foster homes are in Word, so you can customize them for your specific needs.

How-to Come for a Sleepover; Join the Family!

AAWL’s “sleepover” program has placed 72% of participating animals into new homes! Find out how.

How-to High Volume Foster Care in Richmond

Richmond SPCA's foster program helps transfer many more animals from animal control facilities.