Be a Hero - Foster today

Join Our Team

You can be a hero by fostering one of our homeless animals! Every day we see pets come to us who are too young, injured or sick to be placed in adoptive homes. Or maybe they just need a break from the shelter environment. Foster parents provide the critical bridge between shelter and adoption for these pets while they grow, or heal from their injuries or learn that people can be trusted in a loving home. Foster parents offer a safe place to stay and give the animals the love they need in their hearts. 

There are many different kinds of fostering, including medical, behavioral, short- and long-term fostering and finding homes for shelter dogs. We need all of you! Consider spending a day with a dog who has been too long at the shelter; take a dog to an off-site-adoption event; network a dog who you are fostering until permanent placement. Working together, we can save so many more.
To become a foster parent, simply fill out this online application, then you'll receive an automated email with a link to a video; after reviewing the video, you'll be asked to take a quick foster knowledge quiz (linked from video) and then we will contact you. Thank you for considering this lifesaving program.

Contact Us

There are thousands of pets who come through our doors every year who would benefit from foster care; we want to have trained foster parents waiting as soon as they come in. By joining our foster team, you help us expand what pets we are able to care for and allow us to save hundreds of our community pets.

Questions about becoming a foster parent? Call our West Shelter Foster Coordinator at 602-372-1158 or our East Shelter Foster Coordinator at 602-506-6279.

Medical Fostering

Want to foster an animal in need who has some medical issues? To become a foster parent, simply fill out the online application. You will be sent an email with a link to a video and after you take the foster knowledge quiz (linked from video, we will contact you. Thank you for considering this lifesaving program.

Become an MCACC Day Foster

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