A pit bull plays successful a parkland successful Escondido, California connected April 21, 2020. (Ariana Drehsler/AFP via Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO—The San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) is looking for volunteers consenting to foster animals from 1 to 3 months arsenic it faces a shortage heading into the vacation season.
One of the foster options disposable is the Safety Net Foster Program, intended to support favored owners who tally into impermanent hardships from being forced to springiness up their pets.
By offering a foster solution, the favored ne'er has to participate the structure strategy and tin instrumentality to their household wherever they beryllium aft a impermanent enactment with a foster volunteer, according to SDHS.
“There are times erstwhile we spot radical facing eviction, home unit situations, oregon different hardships that mean they person to beryllium temporarily separated from their pets,” said Jackie Noble, SDHS’s manager of nursery and placement. “If we tin connection their favored a impermanent Safety Net foster family, they tin support the favored they emotion and instrumentality them backmost arsenic soon arsenic they’ve figured retired their situation.
“It’s a programme that keeps animals retired of shelters, keeps favored families together, and helps radical during their times of crisis.”
In particular, San Diego Humane Society is looking for volunteers consenting to foster ample dogs, parent dogs with puppies, and pets with aesculapian and behavioral needs.
Volunteers are supported by SDHS staff, who tin reply questions and supply resources and veterinary services.
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