Foster a Pet

Slide Open your home and heart to an animal in need.

Consider Fostering a Pet Today!

About the Program

Humane Society of Missouri’s (HSMO’s) Foster Care Program is all about providing second chances. This program places animals in temporary homes until they are ready to find their forever homes. Foster parents open up their homes and hearts to animals in need. These dedicated volunteers provide an opportunity to grow and socialize shelter pets from abused and neglected animals to those displaced due to disasters and unforeseen emergencies.


Did you know? Did you know? Flexibility Fostering offers a great deal of flexibility for people who work, travel & attend school Average length 1-3 weeks The average length for a foster is Founded in 1996 founded in 1996 Our program was Puppies & Kittens puppies & kittens Most fosters involve young no tax support HSMO receives no tax support or Funding United Way United Way Funding donors & volunteers Our Foster Care Program could not exist without the Generosity of our donors & volunteers

How You Can Get Involved

Become a foster parent and provide love and care to animals in your own home. Foster parents decide when, how long, and what animals they foster. All food, medical care, and supplies are provided by HSMO. Emergency Care foster parents are also needed to provide emergency lodging and care during times of disaster. If you’re unable to foster, you can still support the program with a donation. We cannot do this without the financial support of caring people like YOU!

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering! Due to COVID-19, we are not accepting new volunteer applications at this time. Please stay tuned to our website for more information!