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.

  • (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.

  • 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 from the foster home at any time.

  • The foster understands they cannot foster any dogs that are not a GLAR dog.  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