If you are unable to care for your pet(s) because of a temporary crisis, there is no reason you should have to lose them. A “crisis” is anything that leaves you temporarily unable to care for your pet(s). Our goal is to reunite every pet with their owner after the foster period.
If you think Crisis Fostering is the right fit for your situation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at (615) 434-4912. You may also contact us using the form below.
If you have already spoken with a Pawster representative or a partner organization, you may fill out the Intake Form:
I need other resources for my pet:
NEW Pet-Friendly Housing Database: If you are looking for affordable, pet-friendly housing, please start by looking at this list.
NEW Resource Hub from the Nashville SAFE Coalition.
Human Animal Support Services Database of Free and Low-Cost Pet and Human Services
Pet Food Banks
- Nashville Humane Association 615-352-1010
- Davidson Co. 615-862-7928
- Mt. Juliet 615-773-5533
- Williamson Co. 615-595-4880
- Rutherford Co. 615-907-364
- Maury Co. 931-375-1401
- Montgomery Co. 931-648-5750
- Cheatham Co. 615-792-3647
- New Leash on Life 615-444-1144
Affordable Veterinary Care
- Pet Community Center
- Animal House Veterinary Clinic
- See more at Nashville Humane Association’s Pet Medical Help Page
Financial Help for Pet Care
- Bow Wow Buddies Foundation
- The Onyx and Breezy Fund
- Red Rover “Safe Escape” Domestic Violence Grant
- Red Rover Emergency Boarding Grant
- Henry’s Caring Heart Foundation
- Paws 4 a Cure
- Banfield Foundation HOPE Funds
- Brown Dog Foundation
- Dylan’s Hearts Foundation
- Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance
- The Guinness Dunn Foundation
- Pet Assistance Inc.
- Friends and Vets Helping Pets
- Animal Foundation
- Petco Foundation & Blue Buffalo Foundation Cancer Treatment Support Fund
- Prince Chunk Foundation
- Feeding Pets of the Homeless
I need resources for “human” problems
Need help with another issue, like housing, education, healthcare, counseling, domestic violence, addiction treatment, or incarceration? There are so many resources available for you in Nashville:
- NEW Pet-Friendly Housing Database: If you are looking for affordable, pet-friendly housing, please start by looking at this list.
- Nashville Humane Association’s Resource List
- The Contributor’s “Where to Turn” Guide
- National Pet-Inclusive Housing Database (no breed/weight restrictions): My Pitbull Is Family
- National Safe Havens for Pets of people experiencing domestic violence: