Become a Foster Carer

Helping Hands Animal Rescue does not have a shelter or central office. The rescue comprises a network of foster carers who look after our pets in their own homes.

Foster carers are the backbone of any rescue providing the care and development, rehabilitation and socialisation of HHAR pets in care bringing them to the point they can be adopted into forever and loving homes.
Who can become a foster carer?
Anyone over 18 can apply to become a carer.  We currently have carers who work full time, part-time and casual etc.  Single parents, families.  Being a foster carer suits a great number of lifestyles.  It may be suitable for some who may not be able to adopt and have a permanent pet such as international students, in between travelling.  

We have a small number of specific vets that our fosters attend.  Foster carers are required to transport their charges to our nominated vets so living in the northern suburbs of Melbourne or not too far out east etc would be preferred.
What are the responsibilities of a foster carer?
The pets legally belong to HHAR and remain so until they are adopted and a fee paid.   They are with the foster carer as a temporary measure and all decisions (except emergencies) in relation to any treatment required, rehoming, adoption etc remain with the President of HHAR. 

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