Welcome Future Foster Families

We are in need of foster families to take in our pups and give them a home until their forever home is found!  We need homes both with other dogs and without a dog.  Maybe you are a person who does not want to take on a dog forever due to your vacation plans, etc.  You can still help by fostering for a short time.  Fosters may be there from a couple weeks to a few months.  We will always work with you, move a dog if the situation does not work for all parties involved or if you have a situation arise.  Please submit an application by completing the form below and indicate that it is for fostering.  Fostering is a very rewarding experience!


I’m Thinking about Fostering

Perks of Fostering

You have the joy of helping a dog to a new, safe home and future.   You have the first opportunity to adopt a dog that you foster.   Free doggie hugs!   You give back to community.   You are helping the dogs in a nonprofit collie and sheltie rescue

How do I become a Foster?

1)  Complete our Foster Application below.  Please note that the program we are using for the form works best in the Google Chrome browser.  We have had people report errors in Firefox and Microsoft Edge.  We have alerted the developer and apologize for the inconvenience.

2)  Call your veterinarian and tell them to expect a call from the Love of Collies and Shelties Rescue of SEVA (formerly Collie and Sheltie Rescue of Southeast Virginia) . Please give them permission to do a vet check on your pets and possibly provide a recommendation .

3) Expect a call from us to set up a home visit. Please don’t make a special changes for our visit. If there are any concerns we will discuss them with you during the visit.

4) Within a 7-10 days you will be contacted concerning fostering approval.  We will work with you regarding when you are available to foster and finding the right fosters for your lifestyle.   Love of Collies and Shelties Rescue of SEVA will support you throughout your time fostering.

Foster Application


Please provide two references, not your vet or a relative, who can speak to your ability to care for a dog