Fosters needed from December 23rd - 26th

Give the gift of your time and love with our Home for the Holidays program by fostering one of our shelter dogs over Christmas.

Program Information:
  • You must be a minimum of 21 years of age to foster a Texas Humane Heroes animal.
  • You must live within 30 miles of our Leander Adoption Center.
  • Complete a Holiday Foster Care Application form at the bottom of this page.
  • If you have other dogs at home, a "Meet & Greet" is required between your current dog(s) and the Texas Humane Heroes foster dog prior to fostering. This "Meet & Greet" session must be held onsite at Texas Humane Heroes and facilitated by a Texas Humane Heroes staff member. "Meet & Greets" will be held on Dec 20th-22nd between 12pm - 3:30pm ONLY.
  • The foster dog must be housed indoors at all times unless accompanied by a foster parent on leash.
  • You must have a plan to separate the foster dog from your own pets or children if necessary.

Picking up your Holiday Foster Dog:

  • Pick up is available on Dec 23rd between 11 am - 4 pm (Come by 3:30 pm if you plan on doing a "Meet & Greet" with your dog the day of or do a Meet & Greet earlier in the week)
  • Complete a Holiday Foster Tracking Form with Texas Humane Heroes staff and receive a copy to keep. This form outlines guidelines and provides emergency contact information, as Texas Humane Heroes offices will be closed.
  • Bring your dog(s) for "Meet and Greets" on pick up day. (REQUIRED)

Returning your Holiday Foster Dog:

  • Drop off is Dec 26th between 12-4 pm if you are not adopting.
  • If you have fallen in love with your holiday foster dog, and wish to adopt, email our Foster Coordinator at
Click the link below to apply. If you have questions, please feel free to contact our Foster Coordinator at