All Posts Tagged With: "foster"

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Helping Special Needs Homeless Pets

Special needs homeless pets often need special help in finding homes. Blind dogs, diabetic cats, senior citizen pets, the pets of homebound humans, three legged pets — these pets need a special person to take them home. There are many groups and services to help these pets with grants, temporary homes, sanctuaries, short term services, etc.

20Feb2013 | Continued
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Ten Ideas for Finding Foster Homes for Homeless Pets

Many homeless pets in shelters or rescue groups need foster homes to provide medication, help with socialization, or just provide an extension of shelter space. Foster homes are needed more than ever in this economy to give wonderful adoptable pets just a little more time to find their forever homes. How do you find a steady stream of new foster parents? Think of ways you can make it easier to foster pets in terms of the expense and a smooth transition into the foster home. Here are a few ideas, many of which are similar to what you might use to find permanent homes.

28Jan2010 | Continued
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Funds Low? Fundraising and Adoption Planning for 2010

Were your holiday donations as much as you hoped for? With so many animal shelters and rescue groups in desperate need of funding, it may be time to rethink your fundraising plans and adoption events. Arrange events you haven’t tried before. Partner with other animal rescue groups or other nonprofits in your community. Here are a few ideas for the new year.

Plan an ongoing community effort such as a foster program for the pets of deployed soldiers. We owe these men and women so much for their sacrifices. They shouldn’t have to give up their pets! Establish a special friends group to coordinate this effort.

16Dec2009 | Continued
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Finding Homes for Older Homeless Pets

Older pets are often the last to be chosen. But anyone who has been owned by an older pet knows they have so much to give and teach us and should not be overlooked. Animal lovers can help their local shelter in finding homes for these pets, and don’t forget to involve your kids! Here are a few ideas to help these older guys and gals find their forever homes.

10Jul2009 | Continued
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Help Foreclosed Pets Find a Home

Animals are losing their homes daily due to foreclosure. When pets lose their homes in foreclosure, animal shelters or any animal lover can help these pets using the following ideas:

11Jun2009 | Continued