This couple did everything right. They fell for Joker online but didn’t let that stop them from considering all the factors of adopting him first. They scheduled a meet and greet to get to know him. They brought their other adopted dog, Ella, to meet Joker to see if Ella also gave him the stamp of approval. They consulted Ella’s trainer to make sure Joker and Ella seemed compatible and a good fit. THEN they completed the application, were approved (of course!) and took home their new big baby!
Joker is now “Frankie” (after Sinatra, ol’ blue eyes) and is right where he should have been all along! Congrats and thank you so much for taking adoption seriously! Best wishes to the whole family!
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.
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…
After a year of waiting for someone to want him, Mason is adopted! This great couple didn’t leap into action when they saw his adorable face online but instead called and asked lots of good questions. Then called back and asked more. They’re active and wanted to adopt a dog who’d fit and be happy…
Cassie came to stay with Homeless Pets Foundation in December of 2010 as an owner surrender. She was so despondent not knowing why she had lost her owner after 7 years to end up alone & lonely in her cage. All the volunteers tried to cheer her up but nothing worked, after 6 months we were…
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.