Foster an animal


Could you provide a happy, stable and safe home to an animal in need of rehabilitation and love?

We’re looking for people across Scotland to join our team of volunteer animal foster carers.


Why do we need animal fosterers?

Many of our animals don’t cope well within the animal rescue and rehoming centre environment. Some have come from situations where they may not have been well socialised with people or other animals, and others may never have experienced the care and affection they deserve.

In these situations, we know that quickly moving animals into a home environment is the best thing for them. Not only does it give them much needed love and affection, it also builds their confidence and teaches them new behaviours that will improve their chance of finding their new forever home.

We appreciate fostering an animal is a huge commitment but we know it can also be a very rewarding experience. Fostering not only enriches the lives of the animals we care for but also the lives of those who are fostering. 

Smiling woman sitting on a sofa holding a black rabbit close to her site


Becoming an animal fosterer

If you decide to become a fosterer, we will provide you with lots of training and support. You will get a starter pack containing everything you need for the safety and comfort of your foster animal during their stay with you. We will provide food, cover the costs of any veterinary treatment and our team will be on hand to ensure you have all the support you need.

We have a variety animals across Scotland who would hugely benefit by going to a foster home. These include:

  • Dogs
  • Indoor cats
  • Pups
  • Kittens
  • Pregnant or nursing dogs
  • Pregnant or nursing cats


If you think you could welcome one or more of these animals into your home on a fostering basis, please complete the form below and we will be in touch within 10 working days to progress your application.


Apply to be an animal fosterer



Watch our video below to find out more about being an animal fosterer with us