Senior and Special Needs Foster Program

BRIT offers the following programs for Brittanys who may not be candidates for adoption due to age, disability, or medical issues.

Cathy Mooney and some of her seniorsSenior-to-Senior Adoption Program

Brittanys in our Senior Program may have a shorter life-expectancy than other Brittanys and would be most comfortable not having to transition from one home to another. Reduced adoption fee available for qualifying homes.

What qualifies as a Senior-to-Senior Adoption?

  • Any Brittany over 11 years of age.
  • Any Adopter over 65 years of age.

Special Needs / Hospice Program

Those special households who are willing to open their homes to a special needs or hospice Brittany will be rewarded with the joys of caring for a Brittany for the remainder of their life. If you are interested in becoming a Special Needs Foster Parent, please fill out our foster application. Our team will work with you to match you with an eligible Brittany.

BRIT supports ALL of our Foster Families by covering the following expenses:

  • 3-year Rabies if recommended by the Vet
  • Distemper / Parvo and Lepto if recommended by the Vet
  • Medications for pain or comfort, or as needed for quality of life
  • Heartworm Prevention
  • Flea Prevention
  • Food (if prescribed by a veterinarian)
  • Euthanasia and cremation 

Consider donating to our Senior and Special Needs Fosters program.

You select the level and type of expense you wish to sponsor so you know exactly where your donation is going. Learn more on our Donations Page.