We rescued Nikko after his owner turned him over with parvovirus. He was named Dosier back in the day. He is doing amazing now, we have had him almost a year. He’s rocking training with the guys at Tenasity and is my new office companion. We LOVE him! -Deidre Vandenbos
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.
We’d taken in an older dog who had a laundry list of quirks. We felt the stars would have to align in order for us to find the right adopter. We fretted. We texted. We reached out to other rescue groups and tried to call in favors from friends who owed us one. We were…
You’ve got to love a little girl who says she wants to adopt a dog for her birthday! This little sweetie (pictured with an HPF volunteer) came to Petsmart this weekend with her mom to pick out a dog. They chose Stevie, one of the most laid-back and loving dogs ever! They couldn’t take Stevie…
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…
Passion adopted new parents! We pulled Passion from an animal control facility. She had 8 puppies soon after. She’s been a great mother and the pups are weaned and adoptable now but she won’t have to stick around and watch them leave because, in a rare turn of events, mom got adopted first! Thanks so…
Published by Leanne Thomassen · June 14, 2016 · Creme captured my heart the first day I met her. I came to the shelter to photograph her and her puppy, Brulee. They were in the same cage. I took Brulee out first and went outside with him for his photo session. In the meantime, the…
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.