Our foster volunteers open their homes and hearts by providing shelter, food, care, (at no cost to them) and, love for their foster pet.

Our foster program temporary places animals at our shelter into volunteer’s homes. Foster animals range from prenatal kittens to dogs who may just need a break from staying at the shelter and everything in between. When you become a foster parent, you not only provide the shelter with much needed space but you also provide a homeless pet with a home before they’re adopted by their future family. A shelter animal’s stay in your home is temporary, but you have the potential to change their life forever.

Still wondering whether you should give fostering a try?  Contact foster@blueridgehumane.org or read our FAQ for more information.

Are you ready to start fostering? Complete the questionnaire below and then fill out a Blue Ridge Humane Society Volunteer Application.

Foster Questionnaire

* Denotes Required questions
  • Please include bottle feeding, administering medications, socializing shy animals, or any other special skills.
  • Please list name, type, age, if they are spayed/neutered, and which vaccines they are current on.
  • Adoption Ambassadors take an active role in finding their foster pet's forever home by promoting the animal in their care