- It is the responsibility of the foster to pay for food. Please keep this in mind when fostering and this may determine whether you can only foster one dog at a time or can afford to foster several.
- We have had some success with getting pet stores to donate food so in some instances we may be able to help with food, but overall the rescue CANNOT afford to reimburse or purchase food. If you would like to take on calling pet stores and try to get us donations that will be helpful.
- We do recommend feeding foods with no wheat; animal byproducts or corn, grain free is ideal. Suggestions of grain free foods: Evo, Orijen, Nature's Variety Instinct, Wellness Core, or Taste of the Wild. Suggestions of foods with high quality grains: Innova, California Naturals, Fromm, Nature's Variety Prairie, or Wellness. Best rule of thumb is to make sure meat is the first listed ingredient!
- Here are three very good
book resources about pet foods and feeding if you are interested in learning
The Ultimate Pet Food Guide: Everything You Need to Know about Feeding Your Dog or Cat by Liz Palika
Food Pets Die For: Shocking Facts About Pet Food by Ann N. Martin
Dr. Pitcairn's New Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats by Richard H. Pitcairn