Thanks for Fostering and We Love our Temporary Couch

Here are a bunch of resources that will help you take care of us!

First Things First

If you are fostering with FAR Side Journey then please download the Maddie's Pet Assistant (MPA). MPA will be a valuable tool for you while you are fostering. Click here for a brief video explaining the app.

Taking Temperatures

Taking a temperature in a kitten or puppy is a great way to help gauge the overall health of your young foster pet. During this short, interactive, class you will learn:

  • Why knowing how to take a temperature in a kitten or puppy is important

  • How to safely take the temperature in a kitten or puppy

  • What the normal temperature ranges are for a kitten or puppy

 

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Cleaning & Disinfection of Your Home

Housing pets in foster homes lowers their risk of getting sick because it reduces the amount of stress and exposure to infectious disease.During this short class your will learn:

  • The importance of proper cleaning and disinfection in foster homes

  • How the type of housing and supplies affects cleaning and disinfection

  • The proper way to clean and disinfect their homes and supplies

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Introducing Your Foster Dog to Cats

Follow these steps to have your foster and your feline co-exist safely and peacefully in your home.

FAR Side Journey

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing foster, adoption and rescue services so that no owner-relinquished or stray animal has to be held in a municipal shelter awaiting adoption or potential euthanasia due to overcrowded conditions.