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United Animal Friends seeks foster homes for hound breeds

Courtesy photo<br>Black and Tan Coonhound

Courtesy photo<br>Black and Tan Coonhound

United Animal Friends (UAF) has an increasing need for foster homes for hound breeds.

Beagles are wonderful family companions and are easy to foster. Large hounds, such as Coonhounds and Bloodhounds, are generally very easy going and have great personalities. They love people and playing with other dogs. Hounds need room to play and exercise, so a fenced yard is important. Cats are not a good mix for the larger hounds. If you can help foster either a beagle or a large hound, contact Ella at 771-2862 or

While there is a strong need for foster homes for Beagles and larger hounds, UAF also needs foster homes for other dogs and cats in need. For information about fostering, please contact UAF at 778-2924 or

Anyone interested in experiencing UAF's foster program should participate in UAF's Home for the Holiday program. The plan involves fostering an animal in need on a short-term basis during the Thanksgiving or Christmas holidays. For more information, please call 778-2924.

UAF will provide all needed supplies and will match pets to families. Pets can be viewed online at and at