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Energetic Foster Puppies’ Playtime (Video)

Ah, the life of a foster puppy... so much important playing and exploring to be done! Even if you're not a dog lover, this video is guaranteed to make you smile. It even has a happy ending: aft…

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San Francisco Plan Pairs Puppies With Homeless

A new pilot program underway in San Francisco provides a small weekly stipend to the city's homeless for serving as foster parents for unwanted puppies until the dogs can be adopted. Photo Credit: Bev…

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The Cutest, Loudest Kittens Ever (Video)

When this video was filmed, these seven-week-old foster kittens were just getting their appetite back after a bout of cat flu... but man, is that appetite back with a vengeance! Listen to their no…

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Fostering Dogs 101

By Cris Carl, Networx If you want to have some canine energy in your life, but can’t or don’t want to permanently adopt a dog, you might consider fostering a dog. The energy and unconditional lov…

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The Day I Saved 32 Kittens

Fostering a homeless mama cat and her kittens has become an annual spring ritual for our family. Really, it is a life-enriching situation for everyone.  My daughters (okay, and me too) get th…

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The Joy of Fostering Kittens

My daughters love cats. They love kittens even more. For years they begged me and their daddy to get a kitten --  "an itty bitty, barely-with-its-eyes-open kitten," they would squeal. The girl…

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