How Rescue Animals Improve Mental Wellness through Animal-Assisted Therapy

Did you know that you can improve your mental health with the help of rescue animals using Animal-Assisted Therapy or AAT?    Animal-Assisted Therapy is a therapeutic approach that uses animals to improve a person's physical, social, emotional, and cognitive functioning.    Spending time with animals has a positive effect [...]

Fostering a Dog: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

  Fostering a dog is one of those rewarding experiences that often carries some misconceptions from those not in the know. To help educate those who are still new to dog fostering and help refresh those already fostering, here are some truths about the good, the bad, and the ugly [...]

5 Personal Mantras to Help You Let Go of a Foster Pet

Letting go of a foster pet may leave you with a heavy heart but once you realize it’s all for the better, know that it will truly get better. It’s natural to feel sad when it’s time to part with a foster pet. Saying goodbye is oftentimes quite difficult to [...]

6 Simple But Effective Ways to Get Your Foster Pet Adopted

Over the course of weeks, months, maybe even years, you've helped your foster pet grow and heal from both emotional and physical wounds, and now all the love and hard work you put into caring for them have paid off. They're finally ready for a new chapter in their lives; [...]

Considering Fostering? Here Are 5 Things to Keep in Mind

So you're thinking about getting your first foster pet? That's awesome! You're one step closer to not only helping a homeless pet prepare for their forever family but also freeing up space at a shelter for another animal in need. Fostering is one of the best ways to get involved [...]

7 Reasons Why You’ll Love Fostering An Older Dog

Have you ever come across a Facebook post showing adorable puppies looking for fosters and seeing everyone in the comments just begging to bring one home? After all, who can say no to cute little furballs with chubby cheeks, plump bellies, and teeny-weenie paws, right? The thing is, though⁠—while there's [...]