FOSTERING 101

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BASIC CARE

Feed, walk, and love your foster dog daily. Be patient and know that accidents may happen as your foster dog acclimates to their new environment.

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BEHAVIORAL EVALUATION

Help BarkVille assess your foster dog's temperament around children, adults, different animals, and other dogs. Be aware of any behavioral concerns.

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ADOPTION EVENTS

Attend as many adoption events as possible. We hold events every Saturday and BarkVille asks that you try to attend at least two events every month. 

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TRAINING

Housebreaking & crate training if necessary. Working with your dog on basic commands such as "sit", "stay", "down", etc.

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PREVENTATIVES

Administer monthly heartworm and flea prevention medicine. All preventatives are provided to you by BarkVille.

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POTENTIAL ADOPTERS

Speak to potential adopters about your foster dog! Ask your friends and family if they are interested in adopting! Facilitate meet & greets and provide feedback on whether the adopter is a good fit. 

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EXERCISE

Walk your dog and provide physical and mental stimulation. This will challenge your foster dog & drain his or her energy levels.

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TRANSPORTATION

Transport your foster dog to necessary vet appointments for vaccines, treatments, follow ups, etc. All appointments are scheduled by BarkVille.

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PROMOTION

Like our Facebook Page and post/share your dog on social media! Try to get your pup as much exposure as possible.