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.
Key Foster Contacts:
Main Shelter Phone: 312.644.8338
Customer Service: ext 381
Volunteer Services Department: ext 330
Animal Behavior & Training: ext 343
Veterinary Clinic (10am-4pm): ext 351
Foster Reference Guides:
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