Foster resources

At RSPCA Victoria, we love our volunteer foster carers and support them in every possible way. We provide training and ongoing support, 24 hour vet assistance, all the supplies and a range of handy guides and resources.

Foster care handbooks

A handy reference guide for all our foster carers, these handbooks are your one stop shop for all the essential info about the animal in your care.

Dogs and puppies

Dog behaviour and training

Bringing your foster dog home

Kittens and cats

Small animals

FAQ resources

Our foster carers are with us because they want to provide loving care for animals in need, and it’s our job to support them to do that. Education is the key to providing great foster care, so we’ve put together these resources to help.

Medical emergencies  Dogs and puppies Dog behaviour Cats and kittens Rabbits and guinea pigs


Fostering is one of the best ways you can directly impact the wellbeing of a pet in need. If you have space on your couch and lots of time to give, our foster team would love to hear from you.

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