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Volunteer and make every day special for the animals in our shelters. Give your time and heart based on your schedule and interests.
You’ve come to the right place to see all of our animals in need of foster homes!
ABOUT ME: My name is Matty and I am a cutie pie who loves to play! I also walk great on a leash- don't you want to take me home with you? FOSTER TYPE: Healing and ComfortFOSTER REASON: I'd love a home who can foster me for a week or two and can bring me back to the shelter for surgery! I'd love for you to take me to mobile events until I am adopted as well. FOSTER LENGTH: At least a week or two until I get neutered and adopted! Foster Home Requirements: I am not picky! I just need a loving home who promises me snuggles!APPOINTMENT TYPE: Scheduled- fill out an online application to foster me
Sweet Mama Cass came in from a not-so-great situation. This loving lady is gentle, affectionate and easy-going. She takes treats gently and loves to sit by your side. Mama Cass will be undergoing heartworm treatment and would love to recover on a comfy couch in a foster home. You can't say no to this face can you?
ABOUT ME: I am a young and playful gal who loves to play with my other puppy friends!FOSTER TYPE: Healing and ComfortFOSTER REASON: I have an old fracture that did not heal properly, so I need my leg amputated to help me feel better. I will need rechecks after my surgery, so you should be available to bring me to the shelter as needed for scheduled rechecks. FOSTER LENGTH: At least a few weeks while I recover from my amputation surgery! Foster Home Requirements: "I am not picky! I just need a loving home who promises me snuggles!APPOINTMENT TYPE: Scheduled- fill out an online application to foster me!
ABOUT ME: My name is Sasso, but unlike my name implies, I am sweet as can be! I LOVE attention and will snuggle up next to your side for love. I came to the SPCA extremely emaciated, but now I am plump and ready to finish healing in a home with you and find my forever family! FOSTER TYPE: Healing and ComfortFOSTER REASON: I came to the SPCA extremely emaciated, but now I am a good weight and ready to continue healing. I am being treated for heartworms, so I will need a calm home to relax in due to being under exercise restriction while undergoing treatment. FOSTER LENGTH: Dates are not exact yet, but I will need a foster home until around the end of October.DREAM HOME: I am not picky! I just need a loving home who promises me snuggles!DOGS: Sure! While I haven't directly met any pups with the SPCA, I have sniffed them through the fence and had no problems! APPOINTMENT TYPE: Scheduled- fill out an online application to foster me
ABOUT ME: Hey there, I'm Johnny! I am a sweet, but timid year-old pup who is on the hunt for my fur-ever home. I get scared a bit easily, therefore I would really love a home that can provide a calm and quiet environment for me. KIDS: Any kids in the home need to be older than 5+HOME REQUIREMENTS: I struggle with my leash walking skills, so I am required to go to a home with a securely fenced in yard. DOGS: I would thrive a lot better if there were another confident canine companion in the home with me to show me the ropes in my new environment!
ABOUT ME: Hi friends! My name is Clyde. I'm a pretty shy boy looking for a foster home where I can blossom! FOSTER TYPE: Trust Building and SocializationDREAM HOME: I would do best in a calm, quiet home with an attached yard. I'm not to sure about leashes, but maybe you can help me with that!KIDS: Older kids may be okay, but little ones are overwhelming to me.DOGS: Yes please! Having another friendly dog in the home would be the BEST!SPECIAL NOTE: I'm available for foster to adopt.APPOINTMENT: Scheduled due to location. Email firstname.lastname@example.org!
ABOUT ME: Hi I'm Jet! I'm a shy guy that is learning how to trust people again, but I'm making so much progress! Wanna help?MY HOME: I would love a calm, quiet home with an attached yard. I'm still working on my leash-walking skills!KIDS: Older kids could be okay, but little ones a bit too overwhelming for me.DOGS: Yes please! I would absolutely love a home with another dog to be my friend and mentor! SPECIAL NOTE: I'm available for Foster to Adopt. APPOINTMENT TYPE: Scheduled due to location- Please have your people talk to my people.
Hi, my name is Gwen. I came to the SPCA with almost 50 other dogs, including my puppies. That was very scary for me, but I've been learning that the world isn't really as scary as I thought! I've started walking on leash, allowing petting, taking treats, and showing some social interest in the staff here. I'm looking for a foster home where I can continue building confidence and learn to be my best self.Foster Type: Trust Building & SocializationFoster Commitment: Ideally at least 8 weeks - it would be super cool if I could stay with you till I'm adopted though.Dream Home: Gwen would do best in a home with a fenced yard since she is still nervous when walking on leash, but some low-traffic, first floor apartments could work. Gwen will need a calm and quiet environment, especially as she transitions to living in a home.Kids: They're cute and all, but a little scary for me. No one under 10 please!Dogs: Yes! I like spending time with other dogs and my foster home is required to have at least one friendly, confident dog to help show me the ropes in my new digs.Appointment Type: Come by to meet me any day between 12 and 6pm. If you'd like to take me home, please fill out a foster application so we can set an appointment!Current Special - Dogs over 6 months are only $25 to adopt!
ABOUT ME: Hello! My name is Betty Boop, but my friends just call me Betty. I used to be a really scared girl, but I am doing so much better now! I've made friends with some of the shelter staff and LOVE other dogs! I'm hoping to find a foster home to help me in my journey of learning "how to be a pet". Would you like to help me? FOSTER REASON: Trust Building and SocializationDREAM HOME: I would do best in a home with a yard since Im still learning about leash walking. However, a calm first-floor apartment could do too. DOGS: Yes please! I need to have another doggie friend in the home. KIDS: No kiddos under 15 for me please. They can be a bit overwhelming!Current Special - Dogs over 6 months are only $25 to adopt!
ABOUT ME: Hello! My name is Psyduck. Im a shy boy looking for a foster family to help me learn what its like to be a "pet"! I've made so much progress thanks to my friends at the shelter, but a home would be the best place for me. I love playing in the yard with my dog friends and eating snacks! I'm a simple man, really. FOSTER REASON: Trust Building and SocializationDREAM HOME: I would love a home with an attached backyard! I'm still learning about leash walking. KIDS: A home without young kids would be best for me. DOGS: Yes please! I would love a home with a dog friend to be my mentor. SPECIAL NOTE: I'm available for foster to adopt! APPOINTMENT NOTICE: I am available by appointment only due to my location.Current Special - Dogs over 6 months are only $25 to adopt!
ABOUT ME: What a Miracle- that is me! I was rescued by good samaritans who witnessed my mistreatment and now that I am all better- I'm looking for a forever home. I'm a spunky, fun cat with a silly side- there is no such thing as boredom when I am involved. MEDICAL: Due to my past, I am blind. That doesn't stop me! Except maybe for when I fall off of things when I get excited. I also have a history of having seizures, so I am on special medication for that. Don't worry, I am still a spunky gal and I don't let anything hold me back from a good time!FOSTER TESTIMONIAL: "She will sit on your chest while you work or watch tv and sleep under the blankets right next to you at night. She can see out of one eye, so she is able to run and play with toys. Her favorite game is when her human chases her around the house!"CATS: No thanks, I am the only kitty you need!FOSTER HOME: A home where I can have my own space until I am comfortable with my surroundings!Appointment Type: Scheduled- I am in a foster home, so please fill out an online application to meet me!
Here’s a rundown on the details of fostering an animal through SPCA of Texas.
You volunteer as a foster, we provide the supplies.
Our vets will provide the care your foster pet needs.
Submit updates to our Foster Department or request assistance.
Submit information to help us build a profile for your foster.
Our Foster Department is here to help.