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Fostering is a fifth way to help pets

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Dec 17 , 2013

Want to make a big impact? Consider fostering. Regular guest blogger, Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, our “Pit Bull Parent” shares why she loves fostering. If you decide to foster, don’t forget to pledge to help pets for a chance to win! Fostering. I love it. There is nothing that I do in sheltering that I find more rewarding. Though the blog …

To foster a pet or not – that was the question we posed in our November newsletter survey. Of those who responded, 32% are now fostering. Others said you would consider it (65%), but have never had a foster pet. The reasons? You have never thought of it (13%); you haven’t enough space or money (17%), or you need more …

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Home is what it’s all about

by Greg Kincaid, author of A Dog Named Christmas • Nov 05 , 2012

In my most recent novel, A Christmas Home, the main character, a young man named Todd McCray, wonders aloud to his father, George McCray, “Sometimes I feel like I don’t know where I belong.” George answers, “Todd I hope you know that you’ll always belong here with your mom and me.  This is your home just like it’s ours.” The …

Introducing foster pets to your current pets is important to ensure a safe and comfortable environment. Find out how to introduce your foster pets to your current pets here.

Becoming a foster parent to homeless cats can be a very rewarding experience. Check out these general tips that may ease your transition into foster life with cats of various ages.

Fostering a dog is one of many ways you can help improve the lives of homeless pets. Find out how you can become a foster care provider here!

Letting go at the end of a foster period can be the most difficult part of fostering a pet. Here are 5 tips to help you let your foster pet go and place him in a happy, loving home.

If you are taking in a foster pet, check out these tips on preparing your home and current pets in order to help ensure a safe and successful foster experience.

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I’ve thought about living rights

by Greg Kincaid, author of A Dog Named Christmas • Nov 12 , 2012

Without really thinking about it, by the time I had reached the ripe old age of 55, I had somehow completed most everything on my so called bucket list — you know, all the things you want to do before you kick the bucket. I don’t remember how most of these bucket list activities got on my list in the …