Foster Dogs Incorporated & Metro Nashville Animal Care and Control have teamed up to get more shelter dogs into foster homes. Join our one-of-a-kind online database of foster caretakers in the Nashville area, allowing us to efficiently and effectively match dogs in need with great foster homes.

This program is run in collaboration with MACC & Best Friends Animal Society. Read more on our blog.


MACC Dogs Awaiting homes:

Partner organizations for Foster Dogs Nashville:

To Become a MACC Foster Volunteer:

  • Submit a completed Foster Roster application. Questions after you apply? Email foster.macc@nashville.gov with any questions about getting started or approval. Email nashville@fosterdogsnyc.com with photo updates and questions about Foster Dogs Inc.

  • Be at least 18 years old.

  • Show proper photo identification (if driver’s license does not reflect current address, must provide a bill /lease with current address).

  • Be able to provide a safe, loving, and stable environment for the foster animal.

  • Be able to transport the foster animal to/from MACC during normal MACC business hours for booster, recheck, and spay/neuter appointments.

  • Be able to keep kittens and puppies separate from your own pets.

  • Be approved by the Foster Coordinator.

  • Abide by the regulations in the foster contract, which will be provided to you for signature upon pickup of your new foster animal.

  • Shelter Location:

    • Metro Animal Care and Control
      5125 Harding Place
      Nashville, TN 37211