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GLAR and Foster Responsibilities 


GLAR Responsibilities
  • Paying for medical care. All medical care will be covered by GLAR is provided by an approved GLAR hospital or clinic.

  • Basic necessities, if needed. GLAR can provide food, bed, collars, leashes, belly bands, diapers. If fostering a cat we will provide all supplies, litter, crate, food, bed, litter box, whatever is necessary.

  • (Prior approval of any purchases made for your GLAR foster will be needed in order for reimbursement. Please contact a GLAR mentor.


Foster Responsibilities
  • Providing daily mental and physical exercise suitable for the needs of your foster dog or cat.

  • Providing a safe, quiet environment free of stress.

  • Administering any medications prescribed by a veterinarian.

  • Transporting your dog to veterinarian appointments if necessary. Assistance will be provided for those that do not have transportation.

  • Transporting your dog to at least two GLAR Outreach events each month. Assistance will be provided for those who do not have transportation.

  • Meeting with potential adopters and providing them with information about your current foster dog.

  • Completing a 48-hour post-adoption follow-up with new adopters.

  • Weekly check-in with GLAR regarding the status of your current foster dog.

  • Promoting your GLAR dog in a positive manner to the public and providing honest information to those who inquire about your GLAR dog.

  • If medical treatment is needed, going to one of GLAR’s approved veterinarian clinics and hospitals. Other arrangements can be made if approved by GLAR prior to treatment.

  • Communicating any behavior or medical problems to a GLAR mentor immediately and providing weekly status updates.

  • If at any time, you feel that you cannot properly care for your GLAR dog, you must give GLAR at least 5 days notice before returning the dog.

  • The foster agrees that the dog remains under the jurisdiction of GLAR and can not be abandoned, sold, or given to a shelter, retail establishment, or research institution.

  • The foster understands that GLAR has the right to remove the foster dog or cat from the foster home at any time.

  • The foster understands they cannot foster any dogs or cats that are not a GLAR dog or cat.  It is GLAR's responsibility to ensure the safety and health of all foster dogs belonging to GLAR and cannot ensure their safety if strays or other non-GLAR fosters are brought into the foster home.

  • To complete the foster application click here

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