Community Partners – Animals

Community Partners – Animals

BullsEye Rescue, Inc.

P.O. Box 888257, Atlanta, GA 30356
Carla Anderson 770-695-7487
BullsEye Rescue is committed to improving the lives of Bully breeds by helping to reverse the negative stereotypes of these breeds. The goal is to assist in the rescue and re-homing process of strays, surrendered, and sheltered dogs. BullsEye Rescue also promotes low-cost vaccinations and assists with spray and neuter. Volunteer positions include graphic design, transporter, and adoption handler. Transporters work in pairs and drive dogs to and from adoption events throughout metro-Atlanta. Adoption handlers work at metro-Atlanta Petcos, PetSmarts and Pet Supermarkets as assigned.

Cobb County Animal Control

1060 Al Bishop Dr., Marietta GA 30008
Billy Mayfield 770.590.5614
The mission of the Cobb County Animal Control Unit is to enforce the state laws and county ordinances pertaining to animal control and management; educate the community in responsible pet ownership and wildlife care; and provide for the housing and care of homeless animals and coordinate their adoption when possible and their humane euthanization when adoption is not possible.Volunteers will need to print the application available HERE, and return the completed application to the animal control office.

Homeward Bound Pet Rescue

P.O. Box 792, Ellijay GA 30540
Rosemary Lovelace 404-375-6853
Homeward Bound Pet Rescue is an organization that helps rescue and find homes for cats and dogs. It is the only no-kill shelter in Gilmer County.

Jennifer’s Pet Rescue

2271 McPherson Church Road, Dallas GA 30132
Jennifer Rogers (770) 505-3261 (prefers emails, not phone calls)
Additional contact: Jennifer Brigman
Our mission is to rescue and re-home adoptable animals who would otherwise be euthanized. We also educate the public on the importance of spaying and neutering and help lower-income people with spaying, neutering, and vaccinating their animals when they otherwise could not afford to do so. We strive to help reduce pet over-population in our community. Saturday volunteers should arrive at 9:30 a.m. and expect to stay until approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday volunteers should arrive at 10:30 a.m. and expect to stay until approximately 6:30 p.m. Note: Volunteers MUST notify this partner at least ONE WEEK in advance.

McKenna Farms Therapy Services

3044 Due West Road, Dallas GA 30157
Libby Medlin: (770) 686-6323,
McKenna Farms provides innovative therapy programs and resources for special needs individuals and their families while encouraging community involvement. Services are for patients between the ages of 0-21 with speech, occupational and physical therapy sessions in clinical or hippotherapy settings. Hippotherapy is treatment using a horse. Complete the volunteer application available at

Zoo Atlanta

800 Cherokee Ave., Atlanta, GA 30315
Contact: Kaila Edmonds
Zoo Atlanta strives to inspire the citizens of Atlanta and Georgia and all visitors to the Zoo to value wildlife on Earth and to help safeguard existing species through conservation. Regular volunteers must maintain a current Zoo Atlanta membership and commit to a minimum of 1 year and 50 hours of service. There are short term volunteer projects with special events throughout the year. On the volunteer page, click on Group Volunteers to view special event dates. Event volunteers assist with educational activities, craft activities, games and much more.