A local animal rescue group is giving the Hudson Valley the opportunity to bring a pup home for the holidays.

If you're planning to be home during the period of December 23rd to December 26th and have room in your heart, and your home, to foster a shelter pup for the holidays, here's what you need to know.

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CARE of DC Invites Hudson Valley to Bring a Shelter Dog Home for the Holidays

The Wappingers Falls rescue organization Compassionate Animal Rescue of the Hudson Valley has rescued and helped hundreds of animals find their 'furever' homes over the years, and this year they've got something really special planned for the holidays.

Choose to open your heart and home to give a shelter dog the gift of love and warmth this holiday season.

For those that are interested in bringing home one of the shelter dogs for the Christmas holiday, they'd need to put in an application on the CARE of DC website, and under the space for 'animal interested in,' indicate holiday foster.

If selected, local families would then foster pups from Saturday December 23rd through Tuesday December 26th. Pick up and drop off on both of those days is between 10am and 1pm.

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Karen LeCain, Director at CARE of DC shared that any dog over 6 months old on the website is available for foster for the 'Take Me Home For the Holidays' foster program.

You can check out a complete listing of all of the available dogs by visiting their website here, or take a look at a few of the pups that would love some quality time with your family for the holidays.



4-year-old large-sized mixed breed.



3-month-old medium-size mixed breed.



9-month-old Belgian Malinois Shepherd/German Shepherd.



3-year-old Shepherd/mixed breed.



6-month-old medium-sized mixed breed.

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