DESCRIPTION: Foster home caregivers will foster a small animal from LFR (as long as they are within Southern Ontario). This comes with the commitment of at least 2 months.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The foster home caregiver is responsible for the providing and caring for the foster animal. LFR will provide the foster caregiver a cage for the animal and veterinary care (if needed), but the foster caregiver is responsible for bedding and food for the animal. They are required to bring the animal to adoption events or allow LFR staff to take the animal for the duration of the event. They will send photos and descriptions to LFR on a biweekly basis as a means to encourage the adoption of the animal. The foster caregiver must be willing to work with the animal to make them adoptable, this means handling the animal on a daily basis. More information is available at http://www.adoptapet.com/LilFriendsRescue/foster-care-faq/.
SUPPORT: Foster caregivers can contact LFR with any questions or help they may need. This is an ongoing resource for them.
QUALIFICATIONS: Event volunteers would benefit from animal handling/care experience, experience with the specific breed they are fostering, driver’s licence for transport.
BENEFITS: Foster caregivers have the opportunity to lean new skills from interacting with LFR staff, while supporting a small animal rescue.
APPLICATION: Please fill out the form in the link: http://www.adoptapet.com/LilFriendsRescue/foster/
- Animal Care / Handling
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- At least 2 months