Why We Foster is a documentary photography project and forthcoming book by NYC Pet Photographer Stacey Axelrod. The mission is to bring more awareness to fostering and to encourage more people to get involved in animal rescue by sharing stories of adoptable pets and the people who foster them.


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Coming Soon: Mocha + Dan

(the Puppy Bowl Ref!)


Coming Soon: Kendrick + Hugo




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