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2661 Greenfield RdDearborn, MI 48120


Temporarily bring an animal into your home and heart! Take home a nursing mom and her litter, or care for an animal recovering from an illness or injury. We also have animals who struggle in the busy shelter environment, and need a foster home where they can relax and wait for adoption.

Can’t commit to a longer-term foster? No problem! Try our Slumber Party, and give an adoptable dog an overnight break from the shelter. We have many animals at the shelter who need your help.

You must be at least 18 years old to foster.

Ready to sign up? It’s easy! Click here for more info, and to find our Foster Application:


Questions? Contact shelter manager Heather Mehi at 313-943-2697 x3550, or hmehi@metrodetroitanimals.org.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18

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