We are continually looking for fosterers in Southern California and South Korea. If you are interested in fostering, please fill out our app below.
VOLUNTEER BY FOSTERING
Fostering a pug is a great way to learn more about the breed and immensely helpful if you are considering adoption. There are four steps involved in our fostering program.
1. Application Review
All applications are forwarded to the foster parent for review. The final decision is up to you, as to who you feel would be the best applicant to adopt and continue “forever” care for the pug.
This can be done a number of ways. Arrangements can be made for the applicant to visit your home, the potential adopters home, or many of our fosters prefer meeting at a local dog park.
3. Home Check
Some areas provide home check services or the foster can perform the home review (please consult with PRK for assistance).
4. Final Drop Off
Often the home check is completed at the same time as the pug drop off. However, we suggest arranging a day and time that works best for both parties so the soon-to-be forever family has ample time to prepare.
We are continually looking for volunteers in Southern California and South Korea. If you are interested in our fostering program, please fill out our digital foster application using the red button below.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Are foster animals contagious? Will my pets or my health be jeopardized?
A. All of our pugs must receive veterinarian approval along with a health and vaccination certificate before arriving in the U.S. On occasion, medication may be sent for eye issues, etc. If your pets are current on their vaccinations, maintain healthy diets and lifestyles, and are not immune compromised, then the health risk should be minimal. If you are fostering a pug in Korea, we suggest taking them to your personal veterinarian. (Please keep a copy of the records).
Q. What do I do if my foster animal needs veterinary care?
A. Contact PRK directly for approval and then schedule a visit with your local veterinarian.
Q. Do I need to purchase food and supplies?
A. If you are fostering in California, your foster pug will arrive with a kennel carrier, a leash, harness, and a small, temporary bag of food (no kennel is supplied if you are in Korea). At this time, we are unable to reimburse fosters for food purchased while in your care, but simply ask that they are given meals that the potential adopter can easily take over.
Q. Can foster parents adopt their foster pets?
A. Yes. As long as foster parents meet the shelter requirements that are necessary for adopting, foster parents have the first choice to adopt their foster pets, as long as they have communicated this to PRK before another family shows interest.
For additional questions and concerns, please email us.