Dane County Humane Society
Foster Parents
Company: Dane County Humane Society
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Location: 5132 Voges Rd, Madison, WI, 53718
Project Details

Foster volunteers assist with the care of animals that need time in a home setting before they are made available for adoption. This includes pregnant or nursing moms with litters, litters that are too young and need time to grow, animals in need of socialization and animals recovering from illness or injury. Depending on the season, fostering might last a few weeks or a few months.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide care for foster animal in your home
  • Provide necessary supplies such as food, litter, bedding and toys for foster animals
  • Administer DCHS prescribed medications as needed
  • Return animal for vaccinations and vet checks as needed
  • Communicate with Foster Coordinator regarding spay/neuter scheduling and foster animal return
  • Requirements:

  • Minimum age of 18 years old
  • All pets living in the household must be up-to-date on vaccinations and vet care
  • Landlord approval if renting
  • Time and space to care for foster animal
  • Ability to isolate foster animal(s) from personal pet(s) highly preferred
  • General requirements


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Category