As foster parents for The Anti-Cruelty Society, you have a wealth of resources at your fingertips to help you help the animal in your charge become ready for their permanent home. We’ve compiled the following resources to help answer commonly asked foster questions, while also providing added websites that can help address more specific topics.
Foster Reference Guides:
Key Foster Contacts:
Foster Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Main Shelter Phone: (312) 644-8338
Customer Service: ext. 8221
Foster Support Services:
- Sunday – Thursday: Tara ext. 8096
- Monday – Friday: Lydia ext. 8094
- Tuesday – Saturday: Eric ext. 8092
Animal Behavior & Training: ext. 8253
Veterinary Clinic (10am-4pm): ext. 8052
Foster Animal Forms:
Think Like a Cat by Pam Johnson-Bennett
The Cat Whisperer by Mieshelle Nagelschneider
Love Has No Age Limit – Welcoming an Adopted Dog Into Your Home by Patricia McConnell and Karen London; we sell this in our store!
Before You Get Your Puppy and After You Get Your Puppy, both by Ian Dunbar; I consider them must reads for new puppy owners; both can be downloaded FOR FREE at dogstardaily.com.
How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves by Sophia Yin; teaching basic manners and solving common behavior problems
Living with Kids and Dogs – Without Losing Your Mind by Colleen Pelar