Eligibility & Requirements

Please read the following guidelines before you fill out the Foster Animal Application below! All Foster Pet Owners must:

  • Be temporarily unable to care for their pet due to medical or military related reasons.
  • Have a specific end date when Owner will be able to resume care of Foster Animal- minimum of 2 months away, up to 2 years.
  • Have owned animal more than one year, and exhibit ability and desire to resume complete care for Animal upon completion of Foster Term.
  • Exhibit ability and desire to cover monthly costs of Foster Animal’s food/medical bills while with Foster Family.
  • Have checked with all friends, family, co-workers, and neighbors before applying to PACT, and have the only remaining options be surrendering animal to a shelter or unacceptable home.
  • Provide a clear digital picture of Animal for application.
  • Have Animal on appropriate flea/tick medicine
  • Have Foster Animal spay/neutered and up-to-date on all vaccinations by beginning of Foster Term, and be able to provide vaccination and veterinary records that prove this.


  • PACT cannot accept any Foster Animals with a history of destruction or aggression towards humans in the program.
  • PACT is in the process of expanding our programs nationwide. However, currently the majority of our Foster Homes are in the Delaware Valley region (eastern PA, southern NJ, DE). Our Delaware Valley Foster Homes can assist any Foster Animal, from anywhere in the country as long as that animal can be transported here (flying, driving, etc).

If you fit these requirements and need a temporary foster home for your pet, please fill out the application below and PACT will contact you within 48 hours. We reserve the right to request proof of any of the above requirements. If you have any problems or questions about the application, please check our FAQ Section HERE, email us at, or call us at 610-581-4141.

PLEASE NOTE: The form must be completed on a desktop or laptop.  The form is not mobile compatible.  We apologize for this inconvenience.


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Please list all people living in the house full or part time - including yourself

Please List all pets living in your home.

Veterinarian Information, please make sure you give your veterinarian permission to speak with us (even if you don't have a pet now, we like to use your past veterinarian for a reference):

Please provide 2 references who you have known for at least 1 year and that can speak to your animal care experience to help facilitate the PACT Home Approval Process (veterinarians, groomers, trainers, neighbors, co-workers, friends) as well as 3 photos of your home: yard plus 2 inside of your home where the foster(s) would be spending most of the time.
Reference 1

Reference 2

Pet Information:  (More than one pet? -  You will have an opportunity to add as many pets that need a foster home at the end of this section.)

Emergency contact if we cannot get in contact with you? This will be your Point of Contact (POC) person who also will be responsible for taking possession of your pet if you are unable to do so on the appointed date.

Please provide 2 references who you have known you for at least 1 year and that can speak to your animal care experience and volunteer experience(veterinarians, groomers, trainers, neighbors, co-workers, friends):
Reference 1

Reference 2

 A PACT staff member will reach out to you shortly. Thank you so much for taking the time to complete this application. We look forward to working with you soon.


 Buzz Miller,
 Founder and President

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