Holiday pet foster program a success

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Humane Society of Greater Savannah says their foster program to place pets in homes for the holidays was a huge success.

People were given the chance to drop by the shelter and foster a dog or cat. About 10 dogs were placed in homes during the holiday weekend and about half of them were adopted! Executive Director Lynn Gensamer says they were able to learn a lot about the dogs that did not get adopted.

"When we transfer an animal from animal control, we really know very little about them. Whether they are house broken, if they are good with kids, whether they are good with other pets. And so the fosters kind of keep a little diary for us and let us know so we know a lot more about the dogs in terms of placing them," said Gensamer.

Wednesday is Lynn's last day as executive director of the Humane Society. We want to wish her the best of luck in her retirement.

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