Short-term Animal Foster


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Twin Cities areaMinneapolis/St Paul & surrounding area, MN 55419


About

Description A Short Term Foster cares for foster animals in their home according to Pet Haven policy. They provide a home for the animal while the foster is on vacation or unavailable. Pet Haven makes every effort to assign foster animals that match the volunteer's life style and home situation.

Responsibilities

  • Care for a foster animal in your home in a manner prescribed by Pet Haven policy and procedures
  • Provide food, water, in-home shelter, exercise, affection, and a generally safe, stable, loving environment for the foster dog while long-term foster is away
  • Take foster dog to Pet Haven vet when necessary or make alternate arrangements with Foster Coordinator
Time Commitment
  • Daily commitment for care of animal from 1 day to 2 weeks of time
  • A minimum commitment of 6 months is requested
Training & Supervision
  • Initial orientation and training provided before the first foster pet is placed with the foster home
  • Works closely with the Foster Coordinator and dog's long-term foster
Benefits
  • Reward of knowing that you are helping homeless animals
  • Reimbursement of miscellaneous expenses (Pet Haven provides veterinary care and food)

Skills

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Veterinary

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
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