The Humane Society of Kitchener Waterloo & Stratford Perth

We are currently recruiting for our amazing Foster Program! 

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of animals in our communities? Would you like to help prepare animals in care for their fur-ever homes? Then join our Foster Program!

Join our foster program today and help set animals in our care on the path to their forever home!

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Volunteer Roles

Foster Care


Volunteers MUST be 18 years of age or older

Volunteers must reside in Waterloo Region or Stratford Perth

Volunteers with pets must show proof of spay/neuter, current vaccines and if they have a dog(s), a current license tag(s)

Volunteers, if renting, must show landlord consent for animals in the home

Volunteers must have a separate area for fosters

Volunteers must have the time to care for the animals

Volunteers must have access to transportation for vet appointments/ medical emergencies

Volunteers must also have a working email address

Volunteers must include 2 letters of reference along with their completed foster application

Mission Statement

We are leaders in animal welfare in our communities, focusing on the responsible treatment of animals through education, compliance, advocacy and care