Foster Families Needed!

Considering fostering a rescued pup? Interested in the benefits of having a second (or third) dog in your home without the extra expense? Want to help save the life of a pup from a high-kill shelter? Interested in saving a life? If so – keep reading! ūüôā
We feel that fostering with Bonnie Blue Rescue is a truly rewarding experience and hope that you will, too! Our foster families are often the different between pups being euthanized in a high-kill shelter and finding a forever family. Bonnie Blue Rescue would simply not be possible without fosters.
The more fosters we have .. the more pups that we can save!  
That being said, it takes a special person to become a foster parent to a rescued dog. You have to be willing to give your heart and home to a pup who will become part of your family for a few weeks (up to a few months). Many people think that they couldn’t love and care for a pet for only a short period of time only to hand them over to another family, a forever family. But after seeing happily ever after updates of your foster pup in their forever family — you’ll be hooked!
To tell¬†you¬†a¬†little bit about Bonnie Blue Rescue – all of our foster pups are¬†in¬†individual foster homes, rather than being kept¬†in¬†kennels like many shelters/adoption agencies. This gives our fosters pups the chance to experience what “real life”¬†in¬†a¬†home is like before going to their forever homes. The pups that we have¬†in¬†foster care are learning good puppy manners, housebreaking, crate training,¬†and¬†basic obedience while¬†in¬†their foster homes. All of our foster dogs go to their new homes up to date on vaccinations, spayed/neutered,¬†and¬†microchipped. Bonnie Blue Rescue really prides ourselves on working with our foster families to place each of our foster pups into the perfect forever home. We want to get to know our adopters to make sure that we find the best possible fit¬†for¬†their family.
Our pups are pulled from high-kill shelters in the South and then are transported to foster homes after a mandatory two-week hold period to make sure that they are healthy before transport. Fostering can be a short term experience (1-2 weeks), can be a longer-term experience (several months), or can be a permanent experience (in the case of “retirement fosters”). Puppies are usually adopted within 2-4 weeks, senior dogs typically take 2-3 months to place. It truly just depends on the dog.¬†Bonnie Blue Rescue provides all veterinary care for our rescue pups, including monthly flea/tick and heartworm preventative. We try to send each foster puppy to their new foster home with toys, chewies, and treats. Crates can be provided if needed. We just ask that our foster families provide food and love.
The first step in becoming a foster parent for Bonnie Blue Rescue is filling out the Foster Home Application. It can be found online here:
If you think that fostering for Bonnie Blue Rescue might be a good fit for you, then we look forward to hearing back from you!

One Response to “Foster Families Needed!”

  1. tycobeans Says:

    Oh how I would love this little butterscotch guy! Thanks for your diligent doggy work!

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