Service Dogs, Inc. of Austin, Texas

Foster a Service Dog in Training – From our Facility in Dripping Springs, TX

Fostering: Great for the Dogs, Great for You!

  • Help us learn how our dogs act in a home setting 
  • Give our dogs a nice place to relax
  • Learn about training from interacting with our staff
  • Help a dog on its journey to helping someone else!


  • Pick up 4:00 – 4:30 pm
  • Return 8:30 – 9:00 am
  • You can foster overnight during the week, over a weekend or holiday or when a dog needs extra attention like after a medical procedure

Your Trainer Tether ~

  • Text or phone your assigned trainer as needed
  • Additional training information will be provided for fosters looking to advance their training skills

Foster FAQs


To become a Foster:

  • Download and review our Foster Manual
  • Complete the Foster Application below.
  • When we receive your Foster Application, we will contact you about attending a Foster Orientation.

Foster Application

For volunteers who want to foster dogs.
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