Junior came our way when his owner dumped him and his “brother” Buford from their car then sped off. The dogs held no grudges so we tried not to too.
Junior believes when one door closes (even if you’ve just been tossed out it) another one opens. He’s right since this happy lady, Lora, opened the door to our shelter weeks later and picked him for her new pet!
Lora got her home all pet-proofed, read up on heartworms and came back for Junior bearing toys for his ride home with her. Makes our hearts happy.
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 gent is hoping to do some leisure travel next year and is planning ahead by hunting for a fun travel partner. He got one in Ichiford! Safe travels fellas! May you have many happy experiences together. Drop us a postcard or two along the way.
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!
Three more motherless bottle-fed babies are off to carve their spots in other people’s hearts. Crush gets a new furry brother in his home – and check out brother Sammy’s expression! Priceless. This couple were so hoping to get one of the pups that they filled out an application on every one of them! We’re…
Playful Andie now has an outlet for all her energy! This gentleman, his fiance and her little girl welcomed Andie into their home after spotting her at Petsmart last weekend. Congratulations and thank you for adopting! Have fun Andie!
Denver has had a rough start in his short kitten life. He started out on the streets and ended up at the county shelter with his brother. Both were lucky to be adopted a few months ago. Unfortunately for Denver, the senior resident cat was not up for rough housing with a kitten. We don’t…
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.