Kitten and dog fosters needed in Pinellas County

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Kittens and pups in Pinellas County need foster homes, and Pinellas County Animal Services says all it takes is "a big heart, but only a small amount of time." 

The Pinellas County Animal Services says it receives 40 to 50 new kittens every week around this time of year and they need a temporary safe place to stay for two-to-four weeks to be socialized and get ready for adoption. 

The shelter also needs temporary foster homes for dogs. 

To foster, volunteers have to fill out applications online, take a brief orientation course, and then Pinellas County Animal Services will take care of the rest, including medical support, food, and other supplies. 

There are two upcoming orientations: 
Saturday, April 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Friday, May 10 at 10 a.m.

Both will be held at 12450 Ulmerton Road in Largo. 

Anyone interested can find more information about fostering and the application at: