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.
Sweet surprise for this little girl! Mom and dad had already met and been approved to adopt Rubble as a new family member and companion for their own rescued cattle dog mix. To add some fun to the process, they didn’t tell their daughter what they’d done and took her to our facility on a…
This gentleman (with some help from his sis) came by to adopt a friend for himself and his black lab. They chose Tillie as the perfect playmate. But they could hear Tiggie crying from her cage during the meet-and-greet. Sis said, “You know you can’t leave that sad sister here!” So it became a package…
Bolt sprung out of here just one day before he was scheduled to be transported to New York as part of a shelter-to-shelter exchange. He’ll live locally now and enjoy being part of an active family. Thank you for adopting!
Caution: there’s a big occupational hazard in store for those who work in our kennels – you fall in love over and over and over again. This new employee couldn’t help but fall for sweet and calm Dodger and asked how he could adopt him. We gladly showed him. Congratulations to both of you guys!…
What does an HPF volunteer choose when her family tells her to pick out a birthday gift herself? To rescue a dog of course! Mary chose our own Tink (who she actually named too, back when he first entered our program – so maybe she knew then he was destined to be hers?) Tink was…
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.