Thank you for your interest in the Foster Program at HSHV!
What is Fostering?
Our Foster Families provide temporary in-home care for animals until they are ready to return to the shelter, or are adopted.
Foster Families help us provide the best possible care for all our animals, and play a very important role in HSHV's highly successful adoption rates.
All veterinary care, food and other animal supplies are provided by HSHV. Fostering can last from a few days to several months depending on the needs of the animals and the availability of the Foster Family. Extra training is provided for unique circumstances and medical assistance and questions are handled very quickly.
Wonder where you might best help?
These are some ways that our Foster Families care for felines:
These are some ways that our Foster Families care for canines:
We do occasionally need help with small mammals and some farm animals as well.
Who can Foster at HSHV?
Whether you are a grad student, retired, single, in a family, a couple, or roommates, as long as you can make a commitment to temporarily care for animals and have a household suitable, we would love to talk to you about becoming a Foster Parent.
If you are interested in only fostering please fill out a foster application below and schedule your Foster Orientation. Fosters must be at least 21 years old. Please contact the foster coordinator so we can notify you when there are openings or call (734) 661-3520.
Humane Society of Huron Valley
Mon-Weds: 11:00am to 6:00pm
Mon-Thurs: 8:00am to 7:00pm
9:00am to 5:00pm, 7 days a week
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HSHV is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt public charity. We are independently run and rely on the generosity of people like you to continue our mission to support the loving, responsible care of every animal in our community. HSHV is not affiliated with or funded by Michigan Humane Society or any other humane organization.
HSHV's mission is to support the loving, responsible care of all animals in our community by: