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Fortunate Pooches & Lab rescue


Help us save more animals!

Consider being a foster parent for a dog, cat, puppies or kittens. We are a foster based rescue, which means that we do not have a facility. All the animals that come into the rescue are cared for in foster homes. We can only save an animal if we have a home for them.

FPALR pays for all the medical costs for the animal and provides all the supplies needed to get you started. You will also have the support of many fosters with lots of experience under their belt to help you and answer any of your question!

Fostering is typically a 2-4-week commitment per animal. Although if an animal has special needs, health challenges or is a senior, fostering can be a longer commitment. As a foster parent, you will need to make the animal available for adoptions events and or meet and greets, but most importantly, they just need you to open your home and heart and love them. It’s such a rewarding experience!

Want more information, have any questions or concerns? Contact us and will be happy to answer any questions!

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About Fortunate Pooches & Lab rescue


po box 1296, palatine, IL 60074, US

Mission Statement

Adopt a pet, find a friend, save a life! Fortunate Pooches and Lab Rescue is committed to saving dogs that are abandoned in shelters and animal control facilities and providing them with a second chance to be adopted into loving families. Our staff is composed entirely of volunteers.


Fortunate Pooches and Lab Rescue is celebrating 16 years of compassion in action! On Oct 13 2003 FPALR was founded by four women concerned about treatment of animals in Chicago and surrounding areas. Today, we celebrate the legacy, the animals we've cared for, and our plans to continue this important work in the future. Help in our mission of building a community of caring by helping pets and educating people.


We'll work with your schedule.


Your homePalatine, IL 60078



  • Animal Care / Handling




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • up to 4 weeks sometimes more/less.

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