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A Note from our Shelter Manager

Thank you for your interest in becoming a foster home! There are a few important things we want to make you aware of before beginning the Foster Application Process. Please read through these items before you move on to fill out the Foster Application below!

  • Please note that our foster program is only available to residents of Georgia. Click here to search for rabbit rescues in your state! 

  • All GHRS rabbits must be housed (and exercised) in a climate-controlled area of your home and remain inside at all times.

  • Fostering is free! We provide everything that our rabbits need except for their DAILY fresh, washed greens while in your care.

  • We don’t hold adoption events. If someone is interested in meeting your foster, we will ask you to bring your foster to the shelter at a scheduled time to be available to meet their possible adopter. We never send adopters to your home or ask you to be in contact with potential adopters. This is a task we take on ourselves.

  • Our Foster Program is essential for enriching the lives of our rabbits by helping them have one-on-one time with loving people in safe and comfortable surroundings. Some rabbits may be ineligible for fostering, for example, if they are on hold for medical reasons or for adoption. Other rabbits need time to get used to their new lives and are in desperate need of fostering. All our rabbits are spayed/neutered and healthy before they are available for fostering.

  • If you fall in love with your foster rabbit, you have the first option to adopt. Even if we have a potential adopter interested in your foster, we still offer you the chance to adopt first.

  • If you choose not to adopt, you can either bring in your current foster on the agreed upon date and swap for another, or you can choose to take a break until the timing is right for you to come in and pick up a new foster.

  • If you are not immediately fostering another rabbit, we will ask you to please return the supplies provided to you so that we may have them available for another foster home.

  • We will schedule a return date for your foster at the time you take them home. If your situation changes and you can no longer care for your foster rabbit, please let us know as soon as possible so we can make space at the shelter to get them back in. We appreciate 1-2 weeks notice but understand that emergencies happen!

Thank you again for wanting to be part of our Foster Home Program and we look forward to speaking with you soon!

Sincerely,

Jennifer McGee

Georgia House Rabbit Society

Chapter Manager/Shelter Manager

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Read Bunny 101

Anyone interested in fostering our rescued rabbits will need to read our Bunny 101: Basics of Rabbit Care. It outlines the type of care we expect for our rabbits in their foster homes. On the day you're scheduled to come to the shelter, you will take a Bunny Knowledge Quiz based on this info so be sure to read it thoroughly! Find the handout HERE!

Sign the Foster Agreement

Next you'll review and sign The Foster Home Agreement. This agreement lays out the rules of fostering and lets us know you have read and understand them. Find the Agreement HERE!

Submit Your Application

Submit your foster application online! Must be 21 or older. Find the application HERE!

Gather Your Info

Gather this info to send in when you make your appointment:
 

  • RentingIf you rent your home, please obtain proof of your landlord or leasing agency approval specifically stating you are allowed to have a rabbit in your home and that it does not have to be caged at all times (the rabbit will have daily exercise time outside of the pen inside your home).

 

  • SuppliesIf you have already purchased supplies, please take photos of them. We provide ALL of the supplies you will need as a GHRS foster home and expect you to use them as directed.

 

  • Location? Please take photos of the location in your home where the rabbit will be housed and exercised (doesn't need to be set up yet, we just need a visual of the space).

READY? Click HERE to set up an appointment if you have completed steps 1-4 above! 

Request an Appointment!

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Read Bunny 101

Anyone interested in fostering our rescued rabbits will need to read our Bunny 101: Basics of Rabbit Care. It outlines the type of care we expect for our rabbits in their foster homes. On the day you're scheduled to come to the shelter, you will take a Bunny Knowledge Quiz based on this info so be sure to read it thoroughly! Find the handout HERE!

Sign the Foster Agreement

Next you'll review and sign The Foster Home Agreement. This agreement lays out the rules of fostering and lets us know you have read and understand them. Find the Agreement HERE!

Submit Your Application

Submit your foster application online! Must be 21 or older. Find the application HERE!

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