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Foster an Animal 
The Massachusetts Progressive Animal Watchdog Society, Inc.


For all of You who
Foster; This is
for You


With or without
a PayPal Account


When you foster a dog or cat, you are saving a life! Each animal placed in a foster home frees up one space in boarding, allowing us to rescue one dog or cat from the pound or  an abandoned animal left on the streets.

Every week we are contacted to help with stray and abandoned cats and dogs, and we can only get them to safety by having foster homes and by cooperating with other humane organizations who are dedicated to the same goal. Fostering is an important component to saving lives.

Will you help?

Spreading the message of proper care of animals is important too, will you pledge to be a spay/ neuter advocate? Contact us if you know of a caretaker struggling to care for a pet; we will help.


Become a Foster Parent Volunteer; Here are just a Few of the Benefits:

   Be part of the solution; you'll join a network of hundreds of thousands of people working to make the world safe and more humane for all living creatures. You'll make the jobs of everyone working for animals a little easier by lending a hand and spreading the message of responsible pet ownership and animal protection.

   Get warm fuzzies; you'll never find a more grateful and accepting comrade than an animal you've comforted.

   Keep good company; you'll make lots of new friends—and not just the four-legged kind. Working side by side with people who share similar interests can forge lifelong friendships.

   Meet the new you; you'll discover skills you never knew you had, and you may be surprised at what you're capable of achieving.

   Gain a new career; you'll learn things that may lead you to the career—or career change—of your dreams. Employers and college admissions officers look favorably on time spent in volunteer service.

Enjoy a wagging tail, a purr, and a smile; didn't someone once say that the best
things in life are free?

These 4 kittens opened their eyes the day after their rescue and are being cared for in MassPAWS foster care.  Please consider being part of our foster program.  Contact MassPAWS for information!  Thank You!

If you have space in your home to help when emergencies arise,  we are thrilled. We are often looking for foster homes for nursing mothers - both cats, and dogs, which, of course involves having ‘infants’ temporarily living with you.


These are truly rewarding and challenging situations. We also often need foster homes for animals that need a ‘quiet’ time to get over having lost their human companion or family.  One of the most rewarding experiences for these carers is seeing a previously uncared-for animal finding who they are and learning to trust once again.  Some animals also need time to rebound from a traumatic situation such as abuse, hunger or general neglect.


"If you feel you would like to be one of these 'everyday heroes' for MassPAWS  animals, please call us at 617.846.5586 or email us at: MassPAWS@aol.com  and submit your questions. A MassPAWS volunteer will answer all of your questions and discuss all details with you".

MassPAWS  t  P.O. Box 520136  t  Winthrop, MA 02152