4 Reasons To Consider Animal Fostering

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Foster parents are essential to every animal shelter and a great way for animal lovers to help rescue animals, but are unable to make a long-term commitment. Here are 4 reasons why you should consider becoming a foster parent:

  1. Increase chance for adoption

Not only can you help spread the word, but having animals live in your home gives them a chance to learn good behavior, transforming them into an amazing pets making them more appealing to other families

  1. Learn about the animal’s personality

It is difficult to know the personality of an animal when they are in a shelter with 10-15 other cats and dogs. By fostering, you are able to find out if they know basic commands, interact well with children, and their temperament

  1. Help promote social skills

Living in a foster home allows animals to learn good behaviour, extra support and invaluable training

  1. Help save a life

Sometimes shelters are full and unable to accept new animals until more foster homes become available


For more information on fostering for the EHS, visit https://etobicokehumanesociety.com/foster/

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