News flash: Happy Dog Gets Adopted, Makes Others Happy Too!
Matilda’s tail is constantly wagging. Now she’ll spread her cheer to her new family which includes her new mom (pictured with HPF volunteer Mary), her Gwinnett Braves announcer dad and new Chihuahua and Terrier siblings! And don’t worry, Matilda was happy in her adoption picture, the roly poly girl is just new to the concept of being held. Congrats and thanks for adopting!
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…
We rescued Camille in February from an animal control facility. She’d just had puppies. We saw the worker there grab a metal rabies pole and drag Camille out by the neck. Ugh! We were so sad to see this sweet little mama treated that way. Camille sat on our volunteer’s lap, traumatized on the way…
Meet 11-year old Jeffrey, a proud adopter! He, his mom and his grandfather decided to adopt and Jeffrey picked the dog and filled out the application himself. Jeffrey was impressed by Buckley’s fine looks and good behavior and tells us “he’s a great dog and my best friend!” Awww, looks like a great match! Best…
Fred is doing great! From the moment he got to my apartment, he seemed super happy and right at home. It was as if he’d been here his whole life! He is always looking for some pets and a cuddle, and just purrs his heart out! He helps out around the house as well –…
Camo the beagle went home with a young family eager to welcome him.
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.