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Foster Care Program

Be a superhero & save lives

Providing Foster Care is one of the most impactful ways you can help homeless pets.

Our Foster Care team increases the number of lives we save every year!

Our Foster Program

Foster Care Providers provide temporary home care for dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens while they await adoption. We provide the supplies, and you provide the love and care!

Berkeley Humane provides:

  • Supplies (food, toys, bedding, litter, etc.)
  • Medical care
  • Support from the Foster Care Specialist
  • Training


Qualifications to be a Foster Care Provider:

  •  Be 18 years or older.
  • Show genuine concern for the welfare 
       of animals, consistent with the mission 
       of Berkeley Humane 
  • Be able to monitor medical conditions 
       as well as evaluate the behavior of 
       the foster animals.
  • Provide care and socialization to your 
       foster animals.
  • Provide regular transport to medical 
       appointments and adoption weekends
  • Be willing to separate foster animals 
       from your own animals.
  • Prior experience not required


Fill out a foster care application form and sign up for an orientation here. Join our Foster Care Team now and help us save lives!

To learn about other volunteer opportunities, please click here.

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