Foster a Pet

The foster training scheduled for Wednesday, October 12th; 6pm-8pm has been rescheduled to Thursday, October 20th; 6pm-8pm.

Upcoming foster trainings:

Thursday, October 20th; 6pm-8pm (doors open at 5:45pm)
Saturday, November 12th: 4pm-6pm (last one of the year)
 All training is here at the shelter: 333 Smith Island Road, Everett. No need to pre-register - just show up at the scheduled time!
If you're interested in fostering for us (and we hope you are!), you only need to attend this training. It is an orientation/foster combo training! You do not need to attend the Volunteer Orientation if you only want to foster.
We are in need of foster homes for adult cats, kittens, puppies (mostly adult cats).
During the Foster training you'll learn all about the types of animals we send into foster homes, and the expectations of fostering, No need to reserve a spot - just come on out and join the fun!
You will need to do the following:
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Pass a WSP background check
  • Be able to get started right away
  • Make the beginning to end foster commitment
  • Have your pets at home current on all vaccinations
  • Be able to keep foster animals separated from your own pets
  • Bring the foster animals to the shelter for weight checks and vaccinations
  • Purchase supplies as necessary
  • Provide lots of love and attention to your foster pets!


Contact Us

If you have further questions about our foster program, please contact the Shelter Operations Coordinator.