Friends of Shelter Animals for Cobb County created this video of foster families bidding farewell to shelter dogs being transported to a MN rescue group via the Puppy Pipeline.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Julia Harris
Friday, September 30, 2011
Friends of Shelter Animals for Cobb County transported 13 lucky dogs from Cobb County Animal Control to a rescue group in MN last Saturday. The dogs and Puppy Pipeline volunteers arrived safely in MN on Monday. Many of the dogs transported have already been adopted. The video is a wonderful tribute to the Cobb foster families and volunteers who nurtured the dogs, and to the Puppy Pipeline Rescue of Georgia volunteers who donated toward the dogs' transportation. For information about volunteering, visit the Friends of Shelter Animals For Cobb County website.
Amy Belew is Cobb County Animal Control's first full-time veterinarian.
Saturday, August 6, 2011
If you attended Saturday's Cobb County Animal Control (CACC) Adopt-A-Thon, you might have met their new veterinarian Amy Belew. The veterinarian position was approved by County Commissioners in February. Belew started June 1 as the county’s first full-time, on-staff veterinarian with an annual salary of $79,800. She comes to the county shelter from Holcomb Bridge Animal Hospital in Roswell where she practiced for more than two years. Belew will be doing approximately 18 spay and neuter surgeries daily, according to CACC officials. Spaying and neutering pets helps control the animal population. Animals are also more likely to be adopted if already spayed and neutered. All animals will now receive a rabies vaccination at the facility, which …