COVID-19 and Emergency Foster Care Resources

Information and protocol on coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly. Stay-up-to date with the latest information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Emergency foster care will likely become a lifeline to shelters that are experiencing overcrowding, economic hardships and as staff members are unable to come in. We've seen many shelters send out pleas to their communities asking for help, especially now that many people who have the ability to do so, are working from home.

Please stay safe and thank you for all that you are doing for the pets and people in your community. We will update this page as more resources become available. We've included an "added on" date next to resources to show when we've added new resources to this page. (This has no reflection on when the link's content has been updated).

Funding Opportunities

  • Hill’s Pet Nutrition has partnered with The Association to provide financial assistance to agencies in the U.S. and its territories. Apply by June 2 at 11:59pm ET
  • Other funding opportunities
    Please note, this is not an exhaustive list, and information may have changed since we learned about it.

COVID-19 Protocols

Spay/Neuter During COVID-19

Upcoming Webinars

COVID-19 General Information

Foster Care