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 in that lifestyle. We’re glad they gave this decision the consideration it deserves.
We offered Mason to them as a 2-week trial but before one week was up, they called again – saying they didn’t need to think any more about it. He’s theirs for good! Thank you for adopting Mason!
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 is the way you get a dog for Christmas – bring the whole family to your local shelter on Christmas Eve and ADOPT! Shoelace went home with this family the day before Christmas for a 2-week trial adoption. We just learned he’s not coming back! Shoelace got the best gift of all, a new…
Foster homes are great for so many reasons, one being that they sometimes end up adopting their foster animal! Congratulations to Swiss Roll, who went home with this kind gal and her husband a while back. Swiss Roll needed to be in a home to recover from a urinary tract infection (he’s all better now)….
We would be lost without all of the activity provided by our Alex and Abbey. They are so much fun and keep us constantly entertained playing with each other. We are delighted we adopted them. Thanks to the folks at Homeless Pets Foundation for bringing us together. -Ron and Carolyn
Thinking this handsome fellow makes the cutest dog!! Thanks Homeless Pets Foundation and Paige Mcdowellfor hooking up with my little buddy!! Nikko is doing quite well, at least when not attempting to be Evil Kneival. -Deidre Day Vandenbos
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.