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Feeding Newborn Kitten

Foster Program

Your compassion can make a lasting difference in the lives of animals. Fostering provides a temporary home for animals in need, offering them a nurturing environment while they await their forever homes.

Why Foster?

Fostering with NFSAW is a rewarding experience that goes beyond providing shelter. By becoming a foster parent, you contribute to the well-being of animals and help them transition to permanent homes. Discover the joy of fostering and the positive impact it has on both animals and foster families.

Foster Care Process



Complete a foster application form to express your interest.



Receive information about animals in need and get matched based on your preferences. 



Our staff will provide a comprehensive foster manual and review important care information.

NFSAW Foster Resources



NFSAW provides ongoing support, guidance, and covers necessary expenses throughout the fostering period.

What animals need foster?

Foster Parent Requirements

  • Foster parent must be at least 18 years old.

  • Be able to provide an adequate space for foster pet.

  • Provide reliable transportation to animal's appointments.

  • Current pets must be healthy and up to date on vaccinations.

  • Willing to commit to fostering for a minimum of 2 weeks.

  • Complete the foster application process.

What Shelter Provides

  • Medical care for foster animal

  • Supplies (when available)

  • Training/Guidance for foster parent

  • Adoption applicant screening

  • Appointment scheduling

Get Involved

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