Fostering is an extremely important and rewarding part of helping a dog to find their forever home. With volunteer foster homes we can meet the one on one needs of dogs brought into our care.
Our fosters play an integral part into our rescue program as they help assess temperament and health which in turn makes finding the right home for the dog successful.
Poet's Vision Aussie Rescue covers all food,vetting, treats, toys and equipment ( crates, collars, leashes beds) needed for a foster dog.
It is preferred that foster homes have a fenced in yard and the time to commit to exercise and training needs.
What does it take to be a foster home for Poet’s Vision Aussie Rescue?
Physical conditions for a foster dog include:
o Comfortable indoor home
o A fully fenced yard is preferable
o Exercise time - walking, running, swimming, Frisbee, etc.
o Some training or retraining if necessary
o Rules, boundaries and limitations
o Transportation to and from veterinary appointments
Personal skills should include:
o Some knowledge of dog behaviour
o Some experience with dog handling
o The ability to love and let go
o The understanding that each of your foster dog or dogs are perfect in their imperfections
o The ability to work with a team for the welfare of the dog in spite of personal feelings
o The ability to handle frustration when your foster dog doesn't understand what is required of him/her
o Willingness to be a part of the process of placing your foster dog in a new forever home
What does Poet’s Vision Aussie Rescue provide for its foster homes?
o Dog food
o Materials the dog will need such as kennels, collars and leashes
o Moral support for the foster family
o Also tools and support for training
o Lots of opportunities for personal growth
o Lots of opportunities to volunteer
o Lots of opportunities to fall in love again and again and again
If you are interested in fostering, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To fill out an online foster application please click the form link below