Being a foster pet-parent isn't for the faint of heart. Ask anyone that has fostered a dog before, and they will share their stories of tears and joy. I believe it takes a courageous individual to be a foster pet-parent.
What is Fostering?
Fostering is taking a dog from a shelter, usually through a shelter or rescue organization that provides guidance, medical and financial assistance, and bringing the dog into your home. Fostering is a great way to help modify unwanted behaviors, heal wounded "hearts" from abuse, nurse an injured pet back to health, and open up a much needed space at the shelter. A foster pet-parent provides a loving atmosphere that isn't so overwhelming and stressful like a shelter.
Many dogs go unadopted at shelters for displaying behaviors that are huge turn offs to potential adopters. To read more about being a foster-pet-parent click on the attached link to go directly to Victoria's blog at www.smartlivingnetwork.com/pet-health/b/the-heart-of-a-foster-pet-parent/
If you are interested in either of the dogs on the program today, please visit Hearts of Hope Dog Rescue site to get more information about them, and to fill out an application at: www.rescueofhope.com
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