In case you DO have a spot in your home and heart, what exactly does fostering mean?

When fostering a dog for GCCSR, you provide the love, attention and guidance, a soft and comfy place for your foster to sleep, food, and toys. We ask that you work with us to make your foster available to meet potential adopters, and take it to the vet when necessary. We pay for all vetting costs, monthly flea and heartworm prevention, training consultations and other related items such as joint care supplements. If fosters wish to make a tax-deductible donation to help, we welcome the assistance!

The length of time an animal stays with its foster parents varies from animal to animal and has a lot to do with its age, health and/or any behavioral issues. All adoptable dogs are posted on Petfinder and Adopt-a-Pet (which can be reached through our website), and we also feature dogs available on our active Facebook page.

Yes, if you fall in love with your foster, you can adopt him or her. Some do, but please note we will be able to save more lives if we find an adopter for your foster so you can take in another animal in need. All foster parents can attest to the fact that fostering is a rewarding, positive, and life-changing experience.

Please consider opening your hearts and homes to a cocker spaniel in need. Your life will never be the same! If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at!


Fill out the form below to become a foster!


Pictures of some of our fosters with their foster dogs



Fillable Form: Please fill in the blanks then click on submit. Please note that clicking on reset will clear the form and you will have to start over! 

All potential foster homes are screened for suitable placement of animals. By submitting this application, you give permission for Gulf Coast Cocker Spaniel Rescue (GCCSR) to investigate and confirm the information provided.  

All forms become the property of Gulf Coast Cocker Spaniel Rescue and we may refuse placement of an animal for any reason. 

Foster Application - Fillable Form

Foster Application

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