Foster families are an integral part of HSHA because they provide temporary homes for animals that we may not be able to care for in the shelter environment. Fostering is a very rewarding experience. HSHA provides foster families with all of the education and supplies they need. In turn, foster families provide the love and attention that many foster animals need. Foster families provide temporary homes for animals for a variety of reasons, including:
Foster families should be able to provide an area in their home that is isolated from other pets. Other pets should be up-to-date on all vaccines. HSHA will never ask a foster family to house an animal that may not be a "good match" for that family.
If you are interested in serving as a foster family for HSHA, please download and complete the foster application.
For questions, contact Alyssa at 717-564-3320 X114.
To view a list and pictures of current residents in need of foster care, click HERE.
We are currently in need of peanut butter, paper towels, sensitive stomach dry cat food, non-clumping kitty litter, sturdy plastic bottles (NOT soda) and cat toys. If you'd like to help out, please drop some off at the shelter!
We have several dogs and cats that are looking for a foster home. If you think you may be able to help, please visit our Fosters Needed page.
Penguin Plunge - January 1
Glove Drive Kick Off - February 3
Shelter Sweetheart Week - February 9 through 14
Shelter Closed - February 16 through 20