Suncoast Humane Society is looking for Tampa Bay residents to foster pets over the holidays

All the supplies are included in the 'Holiday Crashers' program.

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Suncoast Humane Society is looking for Tampa Bay residents to foster pets over the holidays

Being around other people during this holiday season isn’t the safest activity anymore, so go with the next best option: cuddling up with a pet.

The Suncoast Humane Society’s “Holiday Crashers” Foster Care Program initiative started out as a way to recruit volunteers to spend some quality time with our furry friends staying at the shelter during the holidays. The nonprofit decided that being in a foster home is a better solution for the animals, and the program evolved with the goal of recruiting the surrounding community to open their homes and hearts to a lonely pet for the holiday season. 

“The holidays this year are different for many of us who won't be traveling or attending traditional events. Hosting a Holiday Crasher is a meaningful way to offer all of the extra love you have to give to a shelter dog or cat. A true gift of compassion,” says CEO Maureen O’Nell. 

Suncoast Humane Society provides any supplies needed including food, crates, or medication (if needed). To host a foster pet, submit a foster application through their website here or contact Foster Coordinator Fatime Duka at [email protected].

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