This couple met Bella Saturday at the Red Hare Brewing Company 5k (an event Red Hare generously donated proceeds from – THANK YOU!!!). They had lots of questions about this little 4-pound bundle of love. Guess who was waiting for us the next day when we arrived with dogs at our adoption event? Yes, Bella has been claimed and we wish the new family lots of love and joy! Thanks for adopting!
Dr. Phil Good, owner of Town & Country Veterinary Clinic, received his Bachelor of Science with highest honors in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2006. Phil finally came to his senses, realizing he’d much rather work with animals than in a chemical plant. Dr. Good obtained his doctorate in veterinary medicine from UGA in 2011.
Halle celebrated Mother’s Day with her brand new mom yesterday! She not only got a great new mother, but one who’s a veterinarian too. And look at her cute new human brother. Good work Halle! We’ll miss you. Thank you for adopting!
Have you ever felt happy and sad at the same time? That’s how our volunteer who bottle-fed all those motherless pups feels this weekend as she places each of the beautiful babies into the arms of their new families. Congrats to Dory and her new people! Hopefully we will get updates, progress reports and pictures…
Caution: there’s a big occupational hazard in store for those who work in our kennels – you fall in love over and over and over again. This new employee couldn’t help but fall for sweet and calm Dodger and asked how he could adopt him. We gladly showed him. Congratulations to both of you guys!…
Luke has left the building! Luke (on right) joins a family with two other canine playmates and doting parents! They looked at a number of dogs at local shelters and rescue groups and Luke won their hearts. Understandable. Congratulations to the new family and thank you for adopting!
Joe Brown, Lockheed Martin engineer, and his wife Laura were biking on the Silver Comet Trail one Saturday and found a little puppy sleeping in the middle of the road all by herself. The animal lovers could not pass by & leave her there so they picked her up & took her home. She had…
Gabe is sitting pretty now in his new home! This family saw Gabe at our adoption event two Saturdays ago at Petsmart Johnson Ferry Rd. They admired Gabe’s sweet personality and composure, then headed back home. The kids wouldn’t stop talking about him (and there may have been some pleading and tears) and eventually Mom…
Time per Week
Petfinder / Adopt a Pet Manager
Running our Petfinder and Adopt-A-Pet pages. Keeping all pet profiles up to date with new photos and catchy bios. Deleting profiles as pets get adopted. Adding new profiles after a pet has had intake and is ready for adoption.
Use your organizational skills to assist with filing, mailings, data entry, mailing donation thank yous, and other clerical tasks.
Behavior Program Volunteer
Skilled volunteers with training and experience can work with our staff to provide training to animals in our behavior program. Leash Training, Dog Aggression, general intake
Foster Program Assistant
Help the foster program by assembling and organizing supplies, or for more experienced foster parents, by coaching our newest foster parents. You can also help by doing foster home checks before our homeless pet is placed into a foster home!
Responds to all inquiries for volunteers keeps log of volunteers, and reaches out regarding volunteer events/needs. Manages Facebook page
Special/Adoption Event Manager
Plans adoption events, manage volunteers for events and animal transport, and the entire event. Works with outside companies/events to build relationships. Focus on 1-2 long-timer animals that need to be adopted – create social media campaigns/flyers.
Cat Room Meet & Greet Coordinator
Helps out going to cat room for meet & Greet coordinated by Beth/Mari. Manages contract signatures, payment, and any questions regarding the adoption process. Located: 2540 Cumberland Blvd SE, Smyrna, GA 30080
Corporate Partnerships/Donation Manager
Works with corporate sponsors to build community involvement. Reaches out to past corporate donors, sends updated information on needs of the foundation
Social Media Manager
Handling the overall social media needs – ensuring HPF posts 1x daily on all platforms. Reaches out to staff (Kennels/Mari) when needing new photos or planning social media blitzes. Ensures posting of stories/FB donate button
Social Media Coordinator
Assists manager in organizing social media needs
The newsletter manager will be responsible for creating and editing content, designing the layout, and sending out the newsletter to subscribers. The ideal candidate will have experience writing and editing content, graphic design experience, and HTML and email marketing software knowledge.