When our cat passed away after 15 years, we decided to adopt another cat. We chose Carmen. She is a young, feisty girl with plenty of catitude! She quickly “claimed” her domain and set forth establishing the hierarchy with the four dogs. It didn’t take them long to realize who was now in charge. -Dean and Kaye Nipper
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.
Bye-bye Buttercup! The family met her at Petsmart, went home to think about it and decided their Bichon Frise would like a friend and so would they. Happy beginnings to this little pup! Thank you for adopting!
Ducky was brought in to our vet office with a broken leg, the lady that found him paid for his medical care because she intended to keep him. Unfortunately the resident cat did not take kindly to sweet little Ducky. In steps this young couple, who was looking for a young companion for the kitten…
Fred is doing great! From the moment he got to my apartment, he seemed super happy and right at home. It was as if he’d been here his whole life! He is always looking for some pets and a cuddle, and just purrs his heart out! He helps out around the house as well –…
The man of the house in this family spotted our post last night featuring Camille and her puppies. Though he hadn’t been planning on getting another pet at this time he was smitten so he completed an online application and was among the first to show up this morning at our adoption event. The Giffin…
This family, who wasn’t intending to adopt, happened to stop by our adoption event as they passed us to run errands. Daphne, (left) caught their eye and they thought she’d make a good playmate for their retriever (right). Daphne was supposed to have already been put back in her kennel downstairs and another dog brought…
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.