Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

Searching for volunteers willing to take 1 or more puppies into their homes to foster until they are ready for adoption.

Fostering puppies is a little different than fostering adult dogs. Here are some things to keep in mind:

  • For most breeds, the puppies should not be left alone for more than 4-5 hours. Larger breed dogs might be ok alone for 6 hours maximum.
  • Foster parents should be available to take the puppies to vet appointments. Ideally, fosters should be no more than 30 minutes from one of our vets (Uptown, Plymouth or Edina).
  • Foster families will be asked to set up meet and greets with little notice and in a timely manner. Puppies are usually quite popular and adopters are eager to meet them.
  • Foster homes need a safe area to set up a pen, provided by Underdog, so the puppies have their own space.
  • Resident pets should be comfortable with and tolerant of an energetic puppy or two coming into their home. Playing with larger or older dogs should be discouraged for safety.

Skills

  • Animal Care / Handling

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Varies according to the needs of the puppies.
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