Furkids has already found 30 dogs homes this month, even for some "harder to place" dogs like Trooper. Trooper was found starving to death,
left in a crate in the middle of a busy road. Because of this traumatic experience, he had exhibited some behavior that turned potential adopters off, but what those people didn't know was that he was just acting out because he was terrified.
These "hard to place" dogs are animals that have been in our program for some time and have special circumstances that the average adopter may not be interested in accommodating, or they are dogs that don't show well in a kennel. Animals thrive when they are placed in homes that suit their needs.
We are asking for help advocating for these dogs. We know that perfect homes are out there waiting for these dogs, but we have to be the voices of these animals in order to find them. Please be a champion for these dogs. Create or share posts on social media, foster,...
Furkids has employment opportunities in the Alpharetta area. We have openings for a Dog Shelter Manager and for full-time and part-time kennel technicians at our no-kill dog shelter. Please view the job descriptions below.
Dog Shelter Manager
Our Shelter Managers are key members of our team, responsible for guaranteeing the humane treatment of animals, overseeing facility and equipment maintenance, inventory, budgets and supervising shelter staff. Shelter Managers are also responsible for customer service duties, including all Shelter staff interactions with volunteers, foster and adoption families, and the public at large. Though our Shelter Manager duties are largely administrative, Shelter Managers may be required to directly interact with the animals in the Shelter’s care while assisting other staff or volunteers. The ideal candidate will be passionate about animals, and have prior managerial and/or customer service experience, with animal shelter volunteer or professional...
Furkids placed 169 cats and dogs in loving homes during February 2015. Below is a list of everyone that was adopted. Congratulations to the new families! While we celebrate these adoptions, remember we still have hundreds waiting in the wings to be adopted. Please remember that both our Doraville Cat Shelter and Alpharetta Dog Shelter are open three days a week for visitors. BOTH ARE OPEN WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS! Check out our hours and locations.
Cats and kittens: (123) Garnet 13035, Bradford 141281, Josie 14621, Lucy 14172, Thomas 14173, Philomena 141329, Snowflake 141358, Stormy 141359, Adidas 141175, Grizabella 14561, Izzy 141723, Cloudy 141564, Lefty 5098, Pavarotti 141635, Freedom 141019, Spangle 141021, Debbie Harry 14594, Joan Jett 14595, Billie Holiday 141239, Pepe 14792, Petunia 14796, Bryce 14690, Purrsnickety 141634, Delaney 150026, Alberto 141642, Liberty 141020, Gable 150090, Kilmer 150092, Beyonce 141614, Jay-Z...READ MORE >