A team of people have been working very hard on deep cleaning the shelter from top to bottom. New policies are being implemented with two top priorities: safety and well-being of the animals and staff, and shelter cleanliness. The goal is to make Quincy Animal Shelter one of the very best in the state.

You can help. Right now, we need people to foster puppies and kittens too young to be in the shelter. They may have been displaced from mom too early and are unable to survive on their own. Their immune systems aren’t fully developed and they require constant monitoring. They are the most time consuming fosters, but also one the most important.

We also need fosters for under socialized dogs and cats. Some of these animals can regress in the shelter environment. If you have the time to make progress with a scared animal, we can give you guidance and direction to make the animal more adoptable and find a forever home.

Sick, injured or post-surgery dogs and cats, or ones that will be more comfortable in a home environment are also in need of foster parents.

We will supply a crate, bed, collar or harness, leash, toys and food. The shelter will pay for all necessary pre-authorized vet care and provide professional training support if needed.

If you provide your time, patience and dedication to the animal, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you have helped save an animal’s life and you free up resources within the shelter to help other homeless dogs and cats.

Please call the shelter at (509) 787-4718 ext. 2 for more information about this important need.

If you have any washable dog beds of any size, we can use these too!

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