Furkids #petpARTners

Posted on Thursday, October 13th

At Furkids, we love it when our community gets involved, be it local businesses, organizations, service groups or schools. Hope Knight, an art teacher at Dolvin Elementary School, found a great way to get her students interested in helping Furkids animals through art! It is a community service project called “PetpARTners”, and the goal, according to Knight, “is to raise awareness of the homeless pet population in our community and bring in more adopting families and donations.” Knight’s students look at the adoptable pets on furkids.org and create beautiful portraits based on the profile photos of each pet. “We are… READ MORE >

We’re Hiring!

Posted on Thursday, September 22nd

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… READ MORE >

You’ll Never Guess How Long Boo Was Trying To Find His Way Home

Posted on Thursday, September 8th

Furkids CEO and Founder, Samantha Shelton, sometimes works from home… or should we say that her work tends to follow her home. One day, Sam was sitting at her desk when she saw something out of the corner of her eye at the window. It was a black tail belonging to some sort of animal. True to her form as a rescuer, Sam decided to check it out.  As she approached the window, she saw a black and white Tuxie kitty scoping out a critter. She had never seen this cat before and thought she would try to go outside… READ MORE >

Happy Tales of Adoption!

Posted on Thursday, June 16th

Helen At Furkids, we love when our animals find their happy endings, especially when those animals are special needs cases. Two of our most phenomenal felines one of our delightful dogs found their forever homes in May and we couldn’t be more excited for them. Helen, a shy, black and white cat, was left on Furkids’ doorstep last year with a badly mangled leg. She struggled to get in and out of the litter box, and was frightened at the sight of another cat. Her leg was not repairable, and it had to be amputated. Helen slowly learned to get… READ MORE >

Furkids to Open Third Thrift Store in August

Posted on Tuesday, June 30th

You will soon have another way to support our life-saving mission. Our third thrift store is slated to open in early August, can you believe it? Thank you all for donating and shopping at our other two locations and making them a huge success.  Our new location will be at 255 Scenic Hwy in Lawrenceville. If you are familiar with the area, this used to be the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store. Our new store is conveniently located in a shopping center with three other thrift/antique stores to make for a fun shopping experience.  Volunteers and staff are working… READ MORE >

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