Foster Care

Currently Needed

Our greatest need is fosters willing to take: Pregnant and nursing dogs, pregnant and nursing cats, underage weaned kittens, and adult dogs and cats with a medical issue.
smiling foster parent with kitten

Because Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region takes in more than 24,000 animals a year, space is limited for animals needing extra time to heal or grow. Animals may need foster care for any of the following reasons: 

The benefits of fostering can be extremely rewarding and at times quite difficult. Read over the Highs and Lows of Fostering and Frequently Asked Questions to see if this is a good match for you!

Requirements to become a foster volunteer

There is a a one-time administrative fee of $20 per adult (fee waived for Pueblo campus volunteers). Please understand your volunteer fee is non-refundable and will be considered a contribution to the shelter should you decide to forego volunteering as part of the Foster Care team.