Foster Care Resources

We've gathered some of the best foster program resources that will help you start and expand your foster program by recruiting more caregivers, increasing efficiency and ultimately, saving more lives.

Celebrity Rescue Pug Fosters Kittens

Download this tool today to recruit your fosters!

Webcasts

Watch academics, shelter medicine experts and industry leaders share the most up-to-date information on topics that could save the lives of pets.

Apprenticeship Programs

Organizations looking to improve their practices will benefit from the wisdom shared by innovative programs that have proven to save lives.

Maddie's® Pet Assistant

This unique app supports foster caregivers during the critical first days of bringing the animal(s) home by providing answers to questions and challenges.

Maddie's Pet Forum®

Maddie's® Pet Forum is the online community for shelters, rescue organizations, volunteers, fosters and adopters to share information, resources and expertise.

Maddie's Fund® Foster Caregiver Market Research

Research shows that foster care reduces dog stress and improves their welfare.

Socially Maddie

Why one Maddie’s Fund employee calls foster field trips “addicting”

January 30, 2020

Did you know that if just 2% of pet-owning households would foster one pet a year, we would end unnecessary euthanasia tomorrow? Susanne Kogut, president of the Petco Foundation, shared this statistic in November, and it’s part of what inspired Irene Chansawang to take the leap into foster field trips this past holiday season. Chansawang…

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