Husbands waiting on their wives at the hair salon will find something to occupy their time. Even adopting a dog! This husband decided to drop by our adoption facility while he waited for his wife. By the time she left her appointment, hours later, he’d already completed the application and renamed Ralphie “Buddy”! Alll he lacked was her blessing, which of course she gave after seeing Buddy.
They even went and got their grandson so he could approve the new furry family member. The vote was unanimous – Buddy was meant to be theirs. Congratulations and thank you 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.
Congratulation to Cornsilk who generated a lot of interest because of his extreme cuteness but was a bit tricky to place because of his quirks. He was rescued from a hoarder and did NOT have a happy life there. As a result he fears women, children and things that go bump in the night. Enter…
My baby Marlowe(one of Molly’s puppies) just turned one on 7/2/14! She’s grown quite a bit since the tiny puppy we adopted last year! She has been an amazing addition to our family and we love her so much! -Jen McKinney
Pee Wee was rescued from a high kill shelter. We suspect that he was abused by a man, because he would get very scared and bark when a man would walk near him. This made him a very difficult dog to place. We brought him to a dog trainer to help him deal with his…
Just wanted to send in an update about Ethel. We have fallen completely in love with this sweet girl!!! She took to me right away. She was a bit leery of my Husband but a piece of cheese soon helped her trust him more. Our 3 year old LOVES her and has renamed her “Nutkin”….
Monkey decided that he was done monkeying around and went home with his new forever family. Happy purrs sweet boy!
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.