01/5Signs that you can foster a dog at your house

Signs that you can foster a dog at your house

Pet parenting can be a delightful journey to most, but not everyone is meant for it. Someone had to say it! While adopting a dog means taking full responsibility for its entire life, there’s another way to test yourself for the commitment-by fostering. You can take care of the pet temporarily by providing it with love and care until it finds a permanent home. Foster pets are although very different from other dogs, usually come with a history of abuse, abandonment, injury or trauma. It is a wonderful experience to help them get over their painful past. However, if you make a mistake it can cause more harm to them than good. Before you jump in, check for these signs in yourself and conclude if you’re ready for the big leap.

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02/5Do you have time?

Do you have time?

A foster dog needs more attention and care. Hence, you’ll have to devote more time to them. If you are someone with a hectic schedule then it is not for you.

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03/5Do you have patience?

Do you have patience?

Foster dogs are disturbed ones. Unlike other pet dogs, they are not always calm and well behaved. They need training, love and extra care to come out of their shell. You can’t help them without being patient.

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04/5Do you have space?

Do you have space?

Every pet requires ample space to be at their best, especially for foster pets as physical activities are crucial for them. Does your house receive an ample amount of natural sunlight and air?

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05/5Are you emotionally strong_

Are you emotionally strong_

Fostering a dog carries a lot of emotion. There will be days when you might feel emotionally strained, yet you need to carry on with them. Go for it only if you have better control over your emotions since it is temporary and in the end, the dog will go to someone else.

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