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Get to Know Stefan


Mixed Breed (Large)




11 Months



Foster Type

Advanced Foster

Home Alone

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Stefan's Story

Type of Foster Home: 

Stefan needs an Advanced Foster home. If you've had a pet or fostered before, you have all the skills you need to be an Advanced Foster.

Stefan is a 10-month-old pup who weighs about 54 pounds. He is a very sweet and handome boy who takes some time to adjust in new environments. He is very food motivated, making training easy with him! He is an eager dog who would love daily enrichment and training. He would do best in a home with kids 12 and older. A quiet, low traffic area would be ideal for him.

How to Foster Stefan:

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.

Stefan is available for foster pick-up through our Medical Center at 3516 W. 26th St. or at our Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn Ave.

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.