Browse our dogs and puppies in need of a caring foster home.
A lifesaving program that matches a foster with a dog within minutes of the foster arriving at our shelter.
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 a sleepover buddy. Start the process to become a virtual foster by becoming an active member of our dog walking program.
The Dog Walking Program is a portion of our Dog Behavior and Dog Care Programs, whose missions are to provide the dogs in our care all available resources to enhance their quality of life and prepare ...See more from the blog