Pet Fostering Q&A
What is a pet foster parent? By being a pet foster parent, you help save lives by providing a temporary home for an animal prior to adoption….Read More
P.R.A.R. Foster Dog Care Manual 

Pawsitive Restorations’ comprehensive Foster Dog Care Manual  has information on preparing for, bringing home and caring for a foster dog to prepare him or her for a forever home. You will receive a hard copy of this when you are onboarded with the rescue.

Current foster families may download additional copies of this manual in the Volunteer Portal.

Keeping Your Pets Safe When You Foster
Foster home situations help homeless dogs and cats by, among other things, decreasing their stress and limiting their exposure to infectious diseases, which can occur when …Read More
Introducing Dogs to Each Other

Properly introducing your dog to your foster dog is imperative for a positive experience and to keep everyone safe… Read More

Successfully Introducing Cats and Kittens to Dogs

Many dogs and cats can live harmoniously together if introduced properly and supervised appropriately. Whether you’re adding a new cat or a new dog to your household, the top priority is always safety… Read More

Dog Bites Child: How to Prevent This Scenario

Proper training and management of both children and dogs can prevent tragedies from ever happening… Read More

Dog Enrichment Toy Library

PRAR Foster families may, “check out” any of the enrichment toys/tools we have in our library to work with their foster babies, or their personal dogs! Read More

Enrichment Ideas for Foster Dogs

Basic training and early enrichment are invaluable to all animals! PRAR fosters should always be looking for new ways to engage their furry friends!… Read More


House Training a Dog

When you get a new puppy or dog, you’ll need to show him or her what is acceptable in your home. Here are some great ideas… Read More

Crate Training: The Benefits for You and Your Dog

Dogs are hard-wired by their genetic history to be den animals. A den is a small, safe, well-defined space. It is a place in which dogs feel instinctively safe. It is also a place that they instinctively avoid soiling… Read More