The Florida Department of Health in Brevard has issued a rabies alert after a stray cat tested positive for the fatal disease Thursday, 1/17 in the Friday Road & Fern Meadows area in Cocoa and a stray kitten tested positive on Monday, 1/28 near Industry Drive in Melbourne. These alerts will remain in effect for the next 60 days. For more information, please contact the Department of Health-Brevard at 321-634-6337, or Brevard County Animal services at 321-633-2024.
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Why Foster?2019-03-12T15:47:09+00:00
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Why Foster?

When you become a foster parent, you volunteer to keep a homeless pet in your home temporarily until they are able to go to a “furever” home. Below are the top reasons we believe you should consider becoming a foster parent.

  1. Fostering saves a life
  2. Fostered animals learn they are loved
  3. Fostering frees up a place for another animal in need
  4. Fostering increases an animal’s chance of being adopted
  5. Fostering reduces an animals chance of being returned
  6. Fostering socializes animals in a way a shelter would be unable to
  7. Fostering allows your pet’s personality to shine which aids with better placement
  8. Fostering aids in an animal’s transition to their “furever” home
  9. Fostering gives animals the time they need to become happy & healthy
  10. Fostering keeps animals out of shelters
  11. Fostering is rewarding
  12. Fostering is flexible
  13. Fostering can help heal the loss of a pet
  14. Fostering turns sad goodbyes into happy endings
  15. Foster failures become success stories allowing you to adopt your new friend and keep them forever