The day my first foster chose me…

The day my first foster chose me…

I had been told by my grandparents that their dogs had always chosen them. I was finally able to experience that feeling myself. The other interns and I were brought into the play yard to meet a number of potential fosters. As the dogs’ names and stories were being...
Alternative Housing for Shelter Pups

Alternative Housing for Shelter Pups

Animal Care Sanctuary’s (ACS) alternative housing program pairs dogs with behavioral difficulties that may decrease their adoptability, with college-level pre-veterinary or animal science interns in onsite housing.  Since the inception of the internship program in...
A New Look On Life

A New Look On Life

As a no- kill sanctuary who only started adopting out our animals 10 years ago, Animal Care Sanctuary (ACS) has had some pretty long- term residents. Our longest- stay dog has been in our custody for 9 years, with the average length of stay coming to 2 years. ACS is...
Smitten Kittens

Smitten Kittens

ACS is luck enough to have a fantastic foster who takes in our scared, nervous kittens and turns them into the loving kittens they truly want to be. She does this by giving both the space and the love that they deserve and need to truly understand that people are good...
Breeland was #WaitingForFurever

Breeland was #WaitingForFurever

Breeland was a very sweet guy who had a little bit of separation anxiety, making it a little bit difficult for him to find the right home. He came to us as an Alabama street dog who just wanted to be loved! We thought we had found him a good fit and that he was...

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