We don’t have kennel facilities. All our dogs are placed in ‘foster homes’ whilst they wait to be re-homed. These are people who are prepared to look after a dog in their own home for as long as it takes us to find permanent and loving homes. This could be a matter of days, weeks or even a few months but it gives us a chance to assess the needs of the particular dog e.g. can he/she live with another dog, older children, cats, etc. It also provides us with an opportunity to check the health of the dog and to vaccinate, micro-chip and neuter.
These wonderful ‘foster homes’ give the dog love, time and exercise etc freely. However, Sussex Pet Rescue always pays for expenses such as petrol and all food and veterinary bills.
We are always in need of such wonderful people and we would be happy to meet you in your home to give further information. As with adoption, we also carry out home checks for new fosterers and we ask you to sign a form indemnifying Sussex Pet Rescue from any damage that may be caused to the foster home, although in reality, only on a very few occasions has any damage been caused.