Be a hero to homeless pets by fostering!

If you love animals but can’t adopt, foster! Foster families provide short- or long-term, in-home care for a dog, cat, puppy or kitten until they find forever homes. Not only is it easy, fun and one of the most rewarding things you can do for a homeless pet and for yourself, fostering gives an animal the love and attention he or she desperately needs, greatly increasing his or her chances of being adopted.

As a foster, you provide a temporary home, love and care. We provide the rest, including support, food, supplies and more!

Sign up to foster an adorable animal today

Fosters begin with Best Friends in Atlanta by completing their online application. This is followed by doing a virtual volunteer orientation and completing a first day of training.

  1. Visit
  2. Select "Start Volunteering" and be sure to check off the path for Atlanta.
  3. Follow the steps to fully activate your volunteer account.
  4. You will receive an automated email after profile completion with details about current volunteer opportunities.

Questions? Email or call 404-815-6680.