One of the greatest needs for animal rescue groups is temporary foster homes. Many groups don’t have a shelter and rely on their network of foster homes to care for the animal until it finds its forever home. Organizations that do have shelters frequently need foster homes for very young kittens or puppies and special needs animals or when their shelter is full. Click here for a previous story on becoming a foster pet parent.
From time to time I will feature pets in the metro Atlanta area that need a foster home. One of the current “foster dog” needs is Sachi from Furkids/Small Dog Rescue and Humane Society. Here is more about Sachi from the Furkids Facebook page:
“Sachi was rescued from a very high-kill animal shelter two months ago. She was lucky to make it out alive. She was overlooked by the staff for two months when we came across her at the shelter.
Since being rescued she has made some progress. You can see in her picture she is sitting in her pen with a volunteer talking to her. Sachi is VERY shy and likes to hide under her bed. She doesn't have a mean bone in her body and loves treats. She needs a quiet foster home to relax and open up. Her ideal foster home would have a high fenced in yard, another friendly dog for her to observe, lots of patience, no small children, and dog experience.
Basically we need someone to just let her decompress from being in shelters for four months and learn how to be a dog again. If you think you might be that person e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or apply online. All vetting and food is included for our foster homes!”
Click here for more information about fostering for Furkids.