Foster Care Information

Are you interested in becoming a MaxFund foster volunteer? Join us!

We are looking for foster homes for the following kinds of animals:

  • Animals that have specific medical needs
  • Animals that exhibit particular behaviors
  • Senior dogs & cats
  • Pregnant or nursing dogs & cats, and kittens being bottle-fed

View our gallery of dogs available for foster and cats available for foster.


As with our adoption process, we ask all volunteers to submit a completed Foster Application (PDF) and schedule an interview with one of our foster coordinators. Submit applications to:

Because we accept all animals at MaxFund, we match their needs with potential foster homes based on the following criteria:

  • Compatibility with other animals
  • Compatibility with children
  • Mobility issues

As a foster volunteer, your responsibilities include:

  • Providing high quality pet food, litter boxes, toys
  • Ensuring foster animals are integrated with any other animals, children, and/or spouses by following integration best practices
  • Commiting to the foster animal until an adoptive home is found
  • Commiting to assist in finding an adoptive home for the foster animal which includes providing contact information and access to the animal for prospective adopters
  • Ongoing communication with the Foster Coordinator regarding any changes to animal's health or behavior

MaxFund Animal Adoption Center will provide:

  • Ongoing access to a foster coordinator and/or veterinary technician to answer any health or behavior related questions
  • Vaccines, medications, collars, and tags
  • Prescription food
  • Veterninary care (please contact the Wellness Center for clinic hours)
  • Emergency veterinary care with approval of a foster coordinator

If you are interested in becoming a foster volunteer or would like more information, please contact our foster coordinators at