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    Default Foster Home?

    So my Dad had to put his Lab down early this year. I asked him the other day when he wanted to get another dog and he said that next year. He just doesn't have time with work and being a grandpa for a puppy and training the way he would like. I asked him if he had ever thought about maybe fostering a dog for a rescue agency. He said that sounded like something he would be interested in. He has time for walks morning and night and basic obedience training. Is there such a thing? If anyone has any info on this please drop me a pm.

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    Yep. Check PM's.

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    I am not sure where you are located but I'm in Indiana and we foster for the local human society all the time. We have actually adopted two of the dogs that we have fostered. I would just go check with your local human society and see what it takes.

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    Where is he located? I can send you a list of some rescue contacts around the State depending on if he wants to foster specific breeds, etc.
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    Located in Lexington
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    Quote Originally Posted by JBK View Post
    Located in Lexington
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    I want to say I recall a former co-worker who was fostering a pup that would eventually be trained to become a bomb sniffing dog. Sorry I have zero info to share, but did recall such a thing does exist.

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    There are breed specific rescues all over. Some are easier to work with than others... I have a feeling if you contacted Lexington Animal Clinic they could point you in the right direction. I used to foster for low country lab rescue but am gone too much to do it now.


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