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  • Fostering pets can be the most rewarding
    Fostering pets can be the most rewarding
    Fostering a pet can be the most important part of helping in a shelter. Many an adoptable pet is not adopted right away and many a shelter has a number of days limit on how long a pet may stay at the shelter. At the end of the stay limit the pet...
  • Businesses with cats are becoming increasingly popular
    Businesses with cats becoming more common as animal groups look for new fosters
    The Great Plains SPCA is launching a program to help turn stray cats into shop and office cats. They're so excited about this initiative that they've been reaching out to local businesses in and around Kansas City, and offering to pay for...
  • Happy tails: Before and after photos dogs saved from death row animal shelters
    Happy tails: Before and after photos dogs saved from death row animal shelters
    For each of the dogs in the pictures you see, a miracle occurred. While they sat, often in a cold shelter, sleeping sometimes on a concrete floor, with the clock ticking on their lives, an amazing fleet of digital volunteers went to work. They...
  • CCC Cat
    UPDATE: Cat Murderer Held on $150,000 Bond. The Story
    "In June 2013, the Criminal Investigation Division along with the town's animal control officer launched a six-month investigation into the abuse and death of the seven cats, who all died under suspicious circumstances, Detective Sgt....
  • HALO seeks homes for cats and kittens
    HALO seeks forever homes just in time for the holidays
    At the Helping Animals Live Organization (HALO) House in Little Falls, the top of every homeless cat’s wish list is a warm, safe home with a loving family to care for them. Whether they are lost, abandoned, or no longer able to stay in their...
  • Laurie Bershin, saving pets is her passion
    Laurie Bershin, saving pets is her passion
    Laurie Bershin is no stranger to animal rescue and has been quoted as saying “Pets are my passion and I couldn’t live without them.”She has spent most of her life surrounded by animals. Growing up her parents owned German...
  • The joy of parenting with JLo's ABC Family's The Fosters
    The joy of parenting with JLo's ABC Family's The Fosters
    Executive producer Jennifer Lopez plays important role in the lives of children and youth in foster care with ABC Family’s The Fosters.With its debut scheduled June 3 on the cusp of National Foster Care Month, ABC Family’s The Fosters,...
  • Fostering saves lives
    Fostering saves lives
    Two years ago, a 23-year old animal lover, Vilma Fantozzi came to my charity, Forte Animal Rescue when she wanted to save an older dog, Jerry, and needed our help to find him a permanent home. She was very fond of him and wanted to keep him, but...
  • Saving Lives one foster pet at a time
    Saving Lives one foster pet at a time
    Fostering a pet for a rescue saves lives, not only the life of the pet thats being fostered but the space it opens up for over crowded shelters. But what is it really like to foster a pet? Every situation is different of course and every rescue...
  • Foster kittens
    Fostering: Ten reasons fostering is a worthwhile experience
    An animal shelter can be overwhelming and stressful for people and animals alike. Young animals, such as puppies and kittens, are particularly vulnerable to the negative effects of stress on their health. Many shelters combat this potential...
  • Plea for single foster helps Be Fido’s Friend expand program
    Plea for single foster helps Be Fido’s Friend expand program
    In the animal rescue community, it’s amazing how one plea for help can have a domino effect that helps many more animals. This was the case after Be Fido’s Friend (BFF) put out a call for a foster to help them save a schnauzer at the...
  • Trio Animal Foundation
    Foster homes needed: Chicago rescues put out call for help
    Have you ever considered fostering a dog or cat in need of a home? As summer winds down, many rescue organizations are looking for volunteers to take in dogs and cats in need of homes until adopters are found.While shelters have a physical...
  • Fostering a dog
    Fostering a dog in Louisville, Kentucky
    Have you ever thought about getting a dog but aren't sure if your cutout for it? Do you have a dog and wonder if getting another is an option for your family? If you answered yes, then you are a great candidate to become a foster parent for a...
  • Foster a dog, save a life
    Foster a dog, save a life
    Not many people are familiar with the concept of fostering an animal. There are a lot of circumstances in which an animal in a shelter may need a foster home. Sometimes kittens or puppies are too young to be adopted, and need to live in a home...
  • Finding out how hard it can be to let go of a foster
    Finding out how hard it can be to let go of a foster
    Buddy joined our household in March last year. He was our very first foster dog. At the time he was 110 pounds, one of the happiest dogs you'd ever meet, and blended into our household very quickly.Our littlest dog, Cisco, a Heeler mix, and...
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