We Need Foster Homes!
We typically have about 80 dogs in our care at any given time. We also typically have up to 15 dogs waiting to get into foster homes. If you are interested in fostering any of the dogs on this page, email us.
POMDR will provide supplies such as crate, bed, collar, harness, leash, id tag, bowls, toys, flea prevention. We also cover all medical expenses. We ask that our foster homes provide the food and a loving, safe home until your foster dog is adopted.
Fostering is a wonderful way to help dogs left behind find their forever homes. You may also want to foster as a way of finding the perfect match for your home if you are looking to add a dog to your family. Click here for more information about volunteering and fostering and to fill out an online volunteer questionnaire.
The following dogs need foster homes:
Female, 4 years old, 18 pounds
Genesis will need some guidance with walking on leash. She listens well and looks to her person for comfort. She likes to play and explore and would love a back yard.
Genesis came to us because her guardian moved to care for her father and she is not allowed dogs in her home.
Genesis is currently at our clinic awaiting her medical workup. Once she is all done, she will need a foster home to go to. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.
Male, 13 years old, 11 pounds
This cutie came to us from San Jose Animal Care Services.
Pompei is currently with a foster that will be leaving town on the 25th. We will need a new foster for him after that. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.
Male, 9 years old, 27 pounds
Wynn has seizures that seem to be mostly controlled with medication three times daily. He is a champ at taking his pills and enjoys pill pockets! We are hopeful we can find someone who is able to understand sweet Wynn's medical needs and give him the happy life he deserves. He promises to love you for it!
Sadly, his guardian could no longer care for Wynn and that is why he needs to find a new home.
Wynn is currently at a temporary foster home but we are looking for a new foster home for him. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.
Female, 10 years old, 20 pounds
Clarice does well with other dogs but is reactive towards dogs while on leash. She did great with all the pups she met but will chase cats. Clarice will happily jump in a chair and get comfy or follow basic commands for the small price of a tasty treat. She's got a very friendly, charming personality. She'll jump right up in your lap for a cuddle and greets new people like she's known them forever. While in the lap, she may resource guard it from other dogs.
Clarice came to POMDR after her guardian passed away. She was adopted in 2015 but unfortunately this person passed away. She needs her new person's help in losing weight.
Clarice has been with a temp foster while she gets up to date on vet care and is now ready to go to a foster or forever home. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.
Female, 15 years old, 40 pounds
Ella is a lovely old girl. Calm, enjoys her little walkies (a single block will suffice and she's great on leash), loves 'splore and sniff sessions in her foster mama's yard, greets her humans with a gentle wag of her tail and is happy to settle in for a nice long nap, content to be alone or with her people. Though she loves to ride in the car, she does need a "rear-end boost" in and out as her arthritis precludes fancy gymnastics.
This sweet, old lady could care less about other dogs (maybe she can't see them very well?) and her age and stiff joints have definitely diminished what may have been a playful nature. Just a warm, cozy, friendly, soft and kind place to land, kid-free for her safety and comfort, where she is loved and appreciated for being the sweet old lady that she is. She'll follow you everywhere and show loving appreciation for treats (soft ones, please), ear scratches and kind words.
Would Ella sweeten your life? Could you sweeten hers?
Miss Ella is in a temporary foster home that helped her out of boarding, but needs a full-time foster to help her find a forever home. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.
Female, 7 years old, 8 pounds
Her foster said about Maybelline, "She is super sweet and just wants to be loved. I don't think she has a mean bone in her body. She's timid, but so loving. Cute, sweet, really chill and easygoing. She also likes to lay outside in the sun."
She would be a great dog for someone who wants a snuggle bug and constant companion. While she is capable of extended walks and enjoys them, she is also perfectly content lounging with a less active person. She has dry eye and will be on meds for life to keep her comfortable.
Maybelline came to us from Salinas Animal Services.
Maybelline is currently with her foster but she will be traveling for the next few months. We need to find her a new foster by January 7th. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.
Female, 14 years old, 10 pounds
Candy is a doll to have around. She is in good health, eating well and being regular. She is a little unstable on her feet and appreciates help outside for potty time. She will follow whoever seems interesting, often going from person to a dog to following another dog with her adorable prance.
This precious girl enjoys sleeping on laps and has the sweetest, gentle breathing when she is sound asleep.
Candy came to us from the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter.
Candy is currently in a foster home that has a higher energy level than Candy. We think she would thrive best in a slower environment. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.
Male, 9 years old, 31 pounds
Cooper is a mellow fellow who loves to cuddle, snuggle, and follow his person around the house. His quirky personality has endeared him to his foster mom! Cooper is friendly to adults (not known how he responds to children) and greets other dogs politely. His energy level is medium to low, and is happy with short walks and low couches.
Cooper behaves well on leash. His ideal home would be a quiet loving place with someone home most of the time. Cooper has had some skin issues that we are treating, but his hair is growing back nicely. He also needs a daily eye lubricant. If you are looking for a darling boy who will not require much exercise but will give lots of love, Cooper is your guy!
Coop is currently in a temp foster and needs a full-time foster home. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.