Foster Care Heroes Save Lives!

​​Please help us save lives by becoming a foster care provider!​

Foster care providers generally care for their foster pets while they recover from a medical procedure, or until their foster pet is adopted. ​If you fall in love with your foster pet, you can adopt them! 

To save time, ​fill out our foster care program agreement in advance, print it out, and bring it with you or fill out in person at our shelter. When you foster, we will provide all necessary supplies and veterinary care. Please email​ for more information. 


About Fostering​​

Foster care providers are critical to our efforts to save lives by providing temporary care outside of the shelter to animals such as those being too young for adoption, needing to recover from an illness or injury, for behavior modification, or just because they need a break from the stresses of shelter life. 

In order to make the fostering experience a positive one for both you and the animal, we match animals in need to the foster provider’s home environment, personal abilities, and comfort level in working with various medical conditions or behaviors.

Help foster kittens by donating bottles, heating pads, formula, and food​ from our Amazon​ Wishlist.

Upcoming Foster Orientation​

Join us for Foster Orienation at the Bradshaw Animal Shelter. Learn about becoming a foster care provider and how to care for foster animals. ​You must be 18 years or older to attend and no appointment is necessary. There is no obligation, but those interested may be paired with a foster animal and provided basic supplies like food, litter, and bedding. ​

  • ​Every 1st Monday at 3:00-5:00 p.m. - 3839 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento, CA ​95827​