Check out our new foster program that just launched!
Browse our dogs and puppies in need of a caring foster home.
There are now a variety of ways to help by fostering a dog short-term.
View our collection of Dog Foster Resources.
Provide a safe, clean, and caring environment.
Provide food, water, toys/enrichment, and shelter.
Provide exercise and socialization if appropriate.
Monitor for physical and mental wellbeing.
Transport to/from any necessary free vet appointments at APA!'s Town Lake location.
Actively marketing your foster dog for adoption.
Screening and meeting with potential adopters; being responsive and courteous towards potential adopters; following our adoption protocols.
There are so many benefits to opening your heart and home to foster a dog, but just to name a few:
Join volunteers and staff who watch over the dogs we love in the same way we would if they were actually ours. Be an advocate, trainer, friend, and take them on outings and sleepovers. Start the process of joining a Flight Crew by becoming an active member of our dog walking program.
Darla, the 8-month old Golden Retriever that was too scared to walk, was being taken to the euthanasia room in a wheelbarrow. But thanks to APA!s Transport Program Darla was given a second chance at ...See more from the blog