Fostering with Battersea

With costs taken care of; lots of guidance, support and training given; and a chance to improve the lives of deserving dogs and cats, fostering with Battersea is a wonderful way to enrich your life with the love of an animal.

What you need to know

Dogs and cats that would benefit from fostering often need a specific type of home setup. Whether it's in a calm and quiet environment without other pets and children to reduce stress, or in a home that has a secure outdoor space that can be used to improve behaviour training; we thoroughly consider the needs of every animal in our care to ensure they have the best chance of finding a loving new home that's just right for them.

Why become a foster carer?

Our foster carers tend to be people who really love animals but are not in a position, for one reason or another, to have one full time. Fostering enables people to have animals in their lives, but without the full-time commitment.

Although fostering can be challenging and requires a lot of time, it is extremely rewarding to see your foster animal blossom and then go on to be successfully rehomed.

We ensure that our foster carers receive ongoing support and behaviour training. In addition, we make sure to provide you with everything your foster animal will need including food, equipment and veterinary treatment.

Fostering is a wonderful way to enrich your life with the love of an animal without the associated costs.