Lex (pup on right) went home with a family a couple of months ago. Dad was adamant that Lex retain his foster status and not become dog # 2.
Lex first won over Gus, the family’s dog who’s an HPF alumnus. Brother, then mom were next to fall under the spell of Lex’s charms. Dad held out as long as he could but finally caved after Christmas. Don’t feel bad, Dad, seems no one is immune to Lex’s appeal!
Congratulations to Lex and his new family. Thank you so much for keeping this little guy safe and sound by fostering then adopting him!
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.
Butch was surrendered at Cobb County Animal Control when his owner moved. Already packed with dogs, many of which were pit bulls, they asked us to pull Butch into our program. We did and Butch attended adoption events and impressed everyone with his good looks and behavior but nobody applied for him. Armando, visiting from…
Savannah has a new Pop! He was looking for a dog who’d be his constant companion. Congratulations and thank you for adopting.
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.