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please note: from april 1, 2019 until september 2019, the activities of the humane society of dominica will be put on hold for (positive!) administrative reasons.   

FOSTER

Help A Pet In Need


What is Fostering?

When you foster, you agree to take a homeless dog/cat into your home and give him/her love, care, and attention, either for a predetermined period of time or until the animal is adopted.


Why Foster?

Fostering an animal is a very rewarding awarding for both parties. 

By taking an animal in need temporarily into your home you’re:

  • Giving the animal the time that he/she needs to be ready for adoption.

  • Socializing the animal to a home environment and possibly getting him/her used to being around other pets and different types of people.

  • Fostering also provides people who are unable to permanently commit to being a pet owner with an alternative.


Benefits of fostering for the animal

  • Fostering plays a vital role in the animal’s rehabilitation.

  • It improves his/her chances of finding a forever home.

  • Fostering builds up the animal’s confidence and gets him/her ready for a normal lifestyle.

Before you foster

  • Ensure that your landlord accepts animals on his/her property.

  • Ensure that you have a suitable area prepared for the animal to sleep/rest.

  • Ensure that you have adequate time for socializing the animal.