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Looking for a pet foster program? You've come to the right place! Select the county you are located to find a foster program near you:

Chatham County
Durham County
Orange County
Wake County
For other counties, or call (919) 425-2330.

The location of the rescue group or shelter. Veterinary offices and adoption events are usually located in or around that location. All organizations have adoption events and designated veterinary hospitals in the Triangle. Some organizations will bring the animal(s) to foster parent's home even if they may not be located in the same city.
Animals to foster: Cats and dogs (mixed breeds), pure bred dogs (Boxer, Doberman, Siberian Husky, Basset Hound, Rottweiler), feral cats (only undomesticated cats that are scared and shy and need more socialization before going up for adoption), rabbits, pocket pets (guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, ferrets), and other domestic or farm animals (goats, chickens, sheeps, etc).
Pet food/litter/medications provided by organization: All organizations provide medical care and medications for the animals being fostered through designated veterinary hospitals. In some cases, the organization also provides food and litter.
Minimum fostering commitment: Minimum amount of time foster parents have to commit. If a suitable adoptive home is not available after this time, the animal may stay for a longer period, or be moved to another foster home.
Foster-parent training orientation required: Foster parent may be required to attend training sessions on animal care and management, veterinary care, and public relations. Some organizations may provide written foster care guidelines.
Foster-parent transport animals to adoption events: Foster parent may be required to transport the animal to adoption events, off-site adoption locations, or for home visits to potential adopters.
Foster-parent transport animals to vet: In the case the foster animal needs veterinary care, or becomes ill or injured, foster parent may be required to transport animal to designated veterinary hospitals.
Adopters visit foster homes: Foster parent may be required to allow potential adopters to visit their home to see the animal.

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