In short, it means providing a loving and safe temporary home until a forever home can be found for each dog.
Each dog is different and comes to us with different needs, we specalise in matching the right dogs to the right homes and that goes for our foster dogs too. Once we receive your application we will call you to discuss what kind of dog may suit you best. Our dogs deserve to succeed in life, and in order for them to do so we need to set you up for success too.
We will supply you with all the materials you need to make your fostering experience the most rewarding thing you’ve ever done, all you need is a little bit of time and a lot of love.
We will supply you with:
- Dry dog food
- Collar, leash & ID tag, harness if required
- Beds and/or kennel
- Monthly flea & worming treatment
- Training advice, including workshops, group obedience and in-home training visits if required
- Dog crate if required
- Training treats
Your foster dog will be microchipped and vaccinated, they will also be desexed and vet checked either before or during their stay with you. All routine vet work is organized and paid for by us whilst the dog is in your care.
We’ll touch base with you regularly for updates on the dogs progress and you’ll help us to form their adoption profile which is a critical part of finding that perfect forever home for each and every dog.
You’ll have access to our 24/7 support portal where you’ll be able to meet other foster carers and share in their triumphs and challenges along the way, as well as having a dedicated foster program coordinator only a phone call or email away.
In order for us to provide you with this level of support we do need our Hero's to be located in the greater Melbourne areas. We can support our Hero's throughout Melbourne, West to Geelong, North to Gisborne, Wallan and Kinglake, and to the south including Mornington Peninsula, Cranbourne & Pakenham.
So if you’re ready to take the next step towards becoming a foster hero we’d love to hear from you!