Foster a Rescue Beagle
How do you rescue a beagle?
We can only do so with
for our foster application.
We so often hear about the wonderful work that we are
doing. While it is nice to hear, it is even more disheartening
when dogs are dying every day and we have
to continuously turn them away! We do not have a kennel
facility in which to house our Beagles, and every one of us is a
volunteer with an unrelated full-time job. Everyone seems to have a
reason why they cannot foster, and in the end, that leaves us with very
few foster homes, very few places for the dogs to go, and therefore very
few dogs we can save!
We need your help. We need you to look at
yourself, and as silly as this sounds, per Michael Jackson's Man in the
Mirror, "If you want to make the world a
better place, take a look at yourself and then make a change."
Simple, but true. Fostering is incredibly rewarding, and while it
may not turn out to be "right" for you, please give it a chance.
You will save a life in the process!
CBR will provide all medical care and a crate for your foster Beagle
until he/she is adopted permanently. You will be responsible
for items required for daily care, such as treats, toys, and beds/blankets.
Transportation to/from the veterinarian will be worked out with your
Medical care. All medical care MUST be pre-approved by
Cascade Beagle Rescue. We provide our Beagles with excellent care
and have accounts set up at various vets
with discounts for our program, so all appointments must be arranged
Daily care. Unless otherwise instructed, we encourage
at least one daily walk with the Beagle, fresh water daily, food twice
daily and lots of love. Some rescue Beagles have special needs in which
case a detailed set of instructions will accompany the Beagle.
Supervision is key with this breed! Please watch for all escape routes
and be mindful of open doors, open gates. Foster Beagles are NEVER
to be left unleashed, unattended, or unsupervised outside.
Problems. If you are experiencing behavior problems or
any other issues of concern, please utilize your Foster Coordinator and
our Yahoo Group for Foster Homes! We are
here to help you through this process which can be difficult at
If, for any reason, you need to go out of town or away for a weekend,
please notify us at least two weeks in advance, or as soon as you know.
Do not let your neighbor, friend, or petsitter care for the dog
in your absence. We can
always find a temporary, alternate foster home for the time you will be
away, and sometimes this does mean placing the dog in a boarding
facility, but that will be arranged by your Foster Coordinator.
Please remember that our foster
contract is with YOU and you alone.
Ownership of the Beagle. CBR is the legal owner of all
foster Beagles in our rescue program until they are adopted and
ownership transferred. We are entrusting you with this very
special Beagle and trust that you will provide a loving and safe
atmosphere for it.
Length of Foster Care.
CBR makes no guarantees about the length of time a dog is in foster
care. This can range from 3
weeks to several months, and sometimes longer.
Sometimes fostering can mean just one or two days. We just never
We hope you will foster the dog as long as is necessary for an
approved adoptive home to be found.
Please complete our online application (at the top of this page)to get started.
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