Fostering Saves Lives

Foster volunteers are the backbone of our rescue efforts.  Unlimited puppy kisses are a perk if you join our team and help us save a life by being a foster home! 


Foster Process:

  1. Fill out the foster application

  2. Our foster coordinator will be in contact 

  3. A Home Check will be done for fosters prior to the first foster placement

  4. New foster homes will be provided with a Foster Packet fully describing fostering for FTF, a foster buddy, supplies and guidelines for the animal’s journey to a forever home


Fostering Includes:

  • FTF will provide everything you need to support your foster pet including crates, food, treats, medication, toys, leashes and collars.  Fosters will receive a Foster Packet with details and exclusions.  

  • FTF will cover Approved Vet care and medicines.  Details are described in the Foster Packet that new fosters will receive before their first fostered animal.


  • Be at least 21 years of age

  • Have the consent of all adults living in the household

  • Have approval from the residence owner

  • Have valid ID with current address

  • Must fill out the application below

  • Be approved by Fetching Tails  Foundation as a suitable foster home

  • Must live in the Chicagoland area

  • Be comfortable facilitating the animal’s adoption.  Details are explained in a Foster Packet given to all new foster homes.


Fetching Tails Foundation


PO BOX 463 Itasca, IL 60143

Registered IL 501(c)3 Charity

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