Fostering

Fostering plays a vital role in helping animals find respite and learn new skills which will, hopefully, help them find their forever homes.

Fostering Dogs and Cats

Fostering plays a vital role in any animal rescue, enabling the animals to have respite and learn new skills which, hopefully, will help them find their forever home. It is such a rewarding experience and has all the benefits of helping an animal in need without it being a life-long commitment if you are not in a position to give the animal a permanent home.

The benefit for the rescue animal is invaluable and includes working on training, socialisation and, most importantly, giving comfort to the animal during one of the most stressful times of their lives. It is also helpful to get feedback from you about how the animal is behaving in a home. Most dogs who have been in a foster home generally transition well into their forever homes.

During the time you are fostering an animal from us you will be provided with everything you require, from food to leads and harnesses.

*Any veterinary treatment required by the animal needs to be carried out at our onsite veterinary clinic, so fostercarers must live within a 15 mile radius of St Giles Animal Centre*

We are always in need of suitable fostercarers who are able to give an animal (mainly dogs but it can be cats) a loving temporary home.

Would you like to find out more about fostering?

Please call us on 01823 490333 and speak to a member of our team.

  • Long Term: means you keep the animal until a forever home has been found
  • Short Term: means you keep the animal for either a weekend, holiday period or several weeks whichever is suitable for you and the animal