Fostering a pet from a rescue organization or shelter is a fun, interesting, and exciting adventure that should be embraced, not feared. Even if you only do it once and never again, chances are great you will never regret it! There are some important things to keep in mind however, so you are not disillusioned or confused by the process. Do some research on some rescue organizations and shelters in your area and talk to a few. This article contains some advice to help you understand your role, duties and expectations, when fostering a pet with a rescue organization or shelter.