Become A Pet Foster Parent
No home is complete without a pet. Many people go without knowing the unconditional love that a dog or cat has to offer because they are able to make the financial commitment required. Do not allow the lack of money keep you from experiencing the unconditional love of a dog or cat, become a pet foster parent. Pet foster parents know the love and companionship of a pet while having all the vet bills paid by an agency.
- What is a pet foster parent?
- Why become a foster pet parent?
- How to become a pet foster parent.
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What is a pet foster parent?
A pet foster parent is someone who cares for a cat or dog, a kitten or puppy for a short period while the pet foster parent agency looks for a permanent home for the pet. The average length of time that a foster pet stays with the foster parent is one to three months, although some foster pets may be with their foster parents for longer or shorter periods of time depending on individual needs. A foster pet parent is someone who provides the pet with a stable, loving environment while a permanent home is being sought.
Why become a foster pet parent?
Ranelle Black, a Los Angeles foster mom, who works with the Linda Blair's World Heart Foundation say "It's possibly the most rewarding thing I've ever done. First, you are involved in saving a dog's life. Then, you get to help bring the dog out of its shell. You can imagine how shut down they become living in a shelter, frightened and alone, fighting for their share of food"(Apr 28th 2010). For people who cannot afford the financial commitment fostering a pet is ideal because the agency pays all the pet's vet bills. Fostering is ideal for people who have to relocate frequently because of their jobs and are uncertain that pets will be welcome in their next dwelling. Fostering is an ideal way to find out what pet is best for you. If a foster parent decides he that want to keep a foster pet, he can adopt it.
How to become a pet foster parent.
Becoming a pet foster parent is relatively easy, just contact the nearest animal shelter or animal rescue group. If you are not sure where the closest animal shelter or animal rescue group is to your location, you can find one using Adopt-a-Pet.com or Petfinder.org
Should You Become a Pet Foster Parent? CJ Arabia http://www.pawnation.com/2010/04/28/should-you-become-a-pet-foster-parent/