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Frequently Asked Questions - Fostering a Basset
What is it like to Foster?
Fostering a Basset Hound is a rewarding and joyful experience.
What does a Foster do?
A Foster takes in a needy Basset, and supplies it with love, food & shelter for a period of time until their forever home is found.
How long does a Foster normally have a dog?
Anywhere from a week to failing Foster 101 when they choose to adopt the dog they are Fostering!
How do I know if I would be a good Foster home?
Do you have it in your heart to want to love and help a Basset?
Does Suncoast cover the expenses of a Foster dog?
Suncoast covers medical expenses for the Basset.
What responsibilities would I have as a Foster?
To evaluate the Basset, and help determine the best home for it since you know it best.
Is it hard to give up a dog you have Fostered?
Yes, it can be very difficult. However, when you see the dog happy in their new surroundings you know you have helped not only the dog, but the new family too!
Do I have to have a home check to become a Foster?
Yes, it is a requirement
How do I apply to provide a Foster home to a basset?
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