Fostering animals is an act of kindness that benefits both the animal and the foster parent. In addition to providing a temporary home for animals in need, fostering can also have a positive impact on your mental health. As an animal lover, Amy Elliot-Meisel is passionate about supporting animal rescue organizations in her local community and across the globe and … [Read more...] about How Fostering Animals Benefits Your Mental Health
How To Say Goodbye To A Foster Dog
If you are new to animal fostering, one of the biggest challenges is eventually having to say goodbye to your foster pet. Animal fostering is a temporary situation until the animal gets adopted into their forever home. Obviously, you will develop a bond with the dog you have been taking care of, so how do you say goodbye? As an animal welfare advocate, Amy Elliot-Meisel … [Read more...] about How To Say Goodbye To A Foster Dog
How To Help A Scared Rescue Dog
Welcoming a rescue dog into your home is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful if your new dog is afraid of people. Even the shyest of dogs will warm up to you eventually and become a part of the family. As an all-around animal lover, Amy Elliot-Meisel spends her free time volunteering with local animal rescue initiatives and fostering shelter dogs. As someone … [Read more...] about How To Help A Scared Rescue Dog
Do You Get Paid For Fostering Animals?
If you are thinking about fostering shelter animals, you probably have a lot of questions about how it all works. A common question many people ask is whether or not people get paid to foster animals. As a pet owner and all-around animal lover, Amy Elliot-Meisel proudly supports the Adopt, Don’t Shop Campaign, and in her free time she enjoys volunteering with local animal … [Read more...] about Do You Get Paid For Fostering Animals?
How Long Does Animal Fostering Last?
If you have a passion for animal welfare, you may have thought about fostering pets, such as dogs or cats. Animal shelters can often be overcrowded, and fostering animals can help provide them with extra care that a shelter may not be equipped to provide. Before you get into animal fostering, you probably have a lot of questions. Amy Elliot-Meisel is passionate about … [Read more...] about How Long Does Animal Fostering Last?
What Does Fostering Animals Mean
If you are someone who cares about animals, you probably know that there are so many pets living in overcrowded shelters all around the world who need a good loving home. Every year in the United States, around 6.3 million animals enter shelters and 920,000 shelter animals are euthanized. As an animal welfare advocate, Amy Elliot-Meisel spends her free time volunteering with … [Read more...] about What Does Fostering Animals Mean
What To Know About Bringing Home A New Cat
Whether you are adopting a shelter cat or taking in a stray, those first few days are critical for making your new pet feel comfortable in its new home. As a pet owner and all-around animal lover, Amy Elliot-Meisel supports the Adopt, Don’t Shop campaign. In her free time, she volunteers for local animal rescue groups and fosters dogs. Today she shares her tips for bringing … [Read more...] about What To Know About Bringing Home A New Cat