reasons to foster


Fostering saves lives!
hart is a shelter-less organization. Without foster homes hart is unable to rescue dogs in need. When you foster with hart you help save a dogs life.

Fostering works for you!
hart has a huge range of fostering needs. We need foster homes for litters of puppies, high energy dogs, low energy dogs, bonded pairs, dogs with medical or behavioral issues, temporary homes, vacation homes, emergency homes.

Fostering is cost-free!
Did you know that fostering with hart is free? Every foster home receives all required supplies such as food, toys, treats, crate, leash and collar, blankets, etc. Behavioral training and all medical costs are covered by hart.

Fostering means teamwork! 
We utilize a team approach and the hart foster team is always available for support.

Fostering can fit into your schedule!
Worried about vacations? hart will arrange a temporary stay-cation for your foster dog if you have to leave town.

Fostering completes households!
Fostering provides companionship to empty nesters and bachelors, while teaching families with children patience and volunteerism.