Fostering 101

from Spencer Batcheller

Fostering for a rescue or shelter is an incredibly important activity that helps acclimate animals to home life and prepares them for adoption. When local shelters are full, fostering can save animals' lives. Learn from Spencer Batcheller about the opportunities available to potential foster families, how to determine a good foster fit, and what to consider when preparing for a foster pet.

About the Instructor

Spencer Batcheller has over a decade of animal welfare experience in shelters, rescues, vet clinics and animal control. He accepted the CEO position at the Greater Huntsville Humane Society in 2022 and his commitment to community and education has given opportunity to expand rescue efforts, promote responsible pet ownership, and create initiatives such as the forthcoming cat sanctuary and adoption center.

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