Thank you for your interest in becoming a foster caregiver for Dakin Humane Society! Our foster program is made up of a large network of dedicated volunteers who open their hearts and homes to animals when they need help most. As a 501 (c) (3) community-supported animal welfare organization, your support changes lives and helps keep people and pets together.

How do I become a Dakin foster caregiver?


Watch our introduction to volunteering with Dakin Humane Society


Review our foster requirements. The primary foster caregiver must be 18 years of age.


Submit your information through the inquiry button below to receive email notifications on foster care and other volunteer openings. These emails will include a link to apply to be a foster caregiver or other volunteer positions of interest. You can unsubscribe from receiving these notifications at any time.

Once your application is submitted and reviewed, you will be contacted by a Dakin staff member with the next steps.