Northeast Arkansas Humane Society
6111 E. Highland Drive Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
(870) 932-5185

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Have you longed to help shelter pets live happy lives?

Would you like to help animals and raise a litter at the same time?

Each year, kittens and puppies are born with no one to take care of them. Most humane organizations cannot take care of underage puppies and kittens because they do not have the personnel to provide the special attention for these little ones. They need people who are willing to raise the puppies and kittens until they are 8 to 10 weeks old when they can be returned to the shelter to be spayed or neutered and placed in permanent homes.

At NEAHS our ability to take in these abandoned animals is directly dependent on the number of reliable foster volunteers we have waiting to take these babies home to raise. We believe foster homes are the future of lifesaving. The more foster volunteers we have, the more lives we can save.

Fostering is a labor of love that will leave you with great memories to cherish long after your foster animals have been placed into permanent loving homes. NEAHS will offer you as much training as you need. Help from our staff is just a phone call away.

Not only does our foster program maximize the number of animals rescued and saved, it allows NEAHS to care for animals who would be difficult to care for in our shelter environment-orphaned or shy kittens or dogs needing one-on-one behavior rehabilitation. For animals who may need a break from the sometimes crazy shelter environment, foster care provides a comfortable home setting that keeps these foster companions happy and healthy. And now YOU have the opportunity to involve yourself in this lifesaving mission.

Foster care volunteers provide temporary care for kittens, puppies, dogs and cats. Some animals may only need a home for several days or weeks, while others may need several months of care. ONLY HAVE TWO WEEKS? You might be a family that is available to foster a litter of kittens for two weeks; GREAT! NEAHS can give you some six-week-old kittens/puppies so in two weeks they can be put up for adoption at one of our shelters! By offering your home to an animal in need, you prepare an animal for adoption into a permanent home as well as DIRECTLY SAVING LIVES by fostering animals from our overcrowded shelters.

If you have any questions about fostering please email or call us at (870)932-5185.

Click here to apply to foster a pet