“We know if it’s going to a good fit or not. We are looking for forever homes, but on our side we want to feel like it’s a good match. We don’t want animals brought back to us,” the ARF founder said.
Dogs and cats are fully loved at the shelter until paired with the perfect adoption scenario. No healthy animal is ever put down at ARF.
Several dogs, yet to be adopted, have spent several months or even years at the shelter.
Campbell said staff and volunteers treat the dogs wonderfully.
“I love each and every one of these dogs,” Campbell said. “We get attached.”
Petsense allows some pet adoptions and the foundation will continue pairing with local events like Deep Roots Festival.
The caring volunteer staff makes a daily difference. Even when they probably shouldn’t help, that love of animals kicks in.
“You can’t turn them away,” Campbell said. “How do you say no?”
Visit the ARF Facebook page, animalrescuefoundation.org or call 478-454-1273 if interested in making a donation or volunteering. Tax-deductible donations are available via PayPal on the website.
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