Memphis firehouses start pilot foster dog program

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 12, 2018 11:45 AM CT | Published: October 11, 2018 5:07 PM CT
Two Memphis fire stations are fostering dogs in a pilot program with Memphis Animal Services that is drawing inquiries from other fire departments and requests from other firehouses in the city. The stay at the fire stations could be two to three weeks before the dogs are transported to other cities for adoption there.


Alexis Pugh Gina Sweat Memphis Animal Services Memphis Fire Department

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