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Get to Know Pierce


Labrador Mix




3 Years



Foster Type

Core Foster

Foster Pierce


Foster Pierce

Medical Center

Foster Category: Sick & Injured

Type of Foster Home: 
Pierce needs a Core Foster home. If you've had a pet or fostered before, you have all the skills you need to be a Core Foster. 

Pierce is looking for a foster home for the next few weeks as he is treated for the non-contagious Heartworm Disease!  Only available to foster for a few days?  Pierce would love to have a short break from shelter life!

He is a bit on the shy side to start, but warms up quickly to new human friends!  This guy is not too interested in treats but loves spending time exploring the great outdoors.  His nose is always working in overtime!

How to Foster Pierce:

New fosters can take the first step by learning about fostering and completing the Foster Care Application. Veteran foster parents can email to schedule a pickup appointment.

Pierce is available to pick-up through our Medical Center location- 3516 W. 26th St.

Why Foster?

There are many animals that need us today. Each foster family allow us to save more homeless pets by opening their home to a pet or litter in need of love and care for a few weeks. When we are able to send a pet or litter to foster, it frees up space in our Medical Center to bring in more pets in need.

Last year, our foster families took in 3,467 pets. Some needed a peaceful place to recover from illness or injury. Puppies and kittens just needed a bit of time in a home environment with good socialization so they could grow big enough to have their spay/neuter surgery before adoption. Other pets needed a calm and relaxing break from the stress of shelter life.

Consider joining them in lifesaving. Sign up to become a foster today.

First Time Fostering? Learn More

Interested in fostering for PAWS Chicago? Begin the application process by completing our Foster Care Application.