Without foster homes, rescue organizations would not exist. Without rescues organizations, municipal animal shelters can quickly fill to capacity with unwanted animals, the majority of whom have every ability to become cherished companions and family pets.
When shelters are unable to keep up with the physical space demands of animals taken into their care, they are left with only one choice unless rescue organizations can ease the burden.
Foster homes save lives. Period. It really IS that simple.
You know what would save even more lives? More people committing to responsible pet ownership, and taking such actions as spaying and neutering their pets to prevent unwanted litters and always choosing to adopt rather than shop to take away the profit incentive of those who engage in illicit and inhumane breeding practices.
We are making progress in that area, but the reality is we will need the help of ordinary folks willing to take the extraordinary step of opening their home to animals in need for a long time to come.
Why Foster for Chi-Town?
If you are a bully breed lover looking to join the world of rescue, we are here to offer you a place where your needs and the needs of the dog you care for are taken into consideration.
We are not just looking for any home in which to place an animal in need. We want to take care to help place well-matched rescue dogs into homes that are prepared to set the dog up for long term adoptive success. We want to partner with you to help you feel confident and prepared to help your dog settle into your home, whether that means educating you on how to best set up your space, helping you get up speed on how to use positive training technique to help your dog gain basic skills to be their most adoptable, or helping more experienced fosters learn ways to work with dogs who may need additional help to thrive.
In return, we want to work with fosters who understand that they provide us with vital information which will help us make the best ultimate match of dog to adoptive home. Your day to day experience with your foster dog will be crucial to our promotional efforts on behalf of the dog through social media and at live adoption events.
Can you relate? If so, we’d love to have you join us!