Editorial July 2009 Issue

No Regrets

Fostering is hard, but worth every minute.

I wasn’t planning on fostering; it was an impulse decision (mistake #1). I had spent all day at my local shelter, helping out during an “Adopt-a-thon” event that drew a crowd of potential adopters with extended hours and reduced adoption fees. I personally matched three families with appropriate dogs that day, and was feeling really good about that adoption accomplishment. At the end of the day, the shelter director and I were taking one last tour through the kennels, noting which dogs had been adopted and which remained, when we heard a staffer exclaim, “Hey!”

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