Referring to Foster Hospital for Small Animals

Standard Referral Procedures and Information

  • Contact the hospital via the referring DVM hotline at 508-887-4988 or via email at
  • Complete the referral form here. The form is a fillable PDF, and you may fill it out on your computer or print it out and hand write the information. This may be emailed to, faxed to 508-839-7951, or sent with the client.

Please include:

  • Completed referral form
  • Any relevant diagnostic images (DICOM preferred) to be sent via email to
  • Proof of current rabies vaccination

If the patient is hospitalized, please let your clients know that a deposit of 75% of the maximum estimated cost of the treatment plan will be required. The balance of the invoice is expected at discharge.