Category: Blog

Category: Blog

Volunteer Spotlight: Tara

  Our Meet and Greet events can be chaotic, with excited potential adopters coming to visit their next possible fur-family-member, and foster parents nervously waiting to see if anyone has come to meet their foster puppers. One of the roles we recently put into place to help welcome brand new foster parents and show them … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight: Laura

  Laura Briggs is a longtime volunteer, board member, foster, and all-around furbulous supporter of Pet Haven’s animals. She’s currently working to expand Pet Haven’s spay/neuter initiative by building partnerships and telling the story of our commitment to ending pet overpopulation. She’s also a champion of Pet Haven at her employer, where she regularly recruits … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight: Beth

We understand that jumping into the new experience of fostering can be an emotional – or at least confusing – experience for our foster home volunteers, so we have implemented a few volunteer positions to help ease this transition. In addition to an amazing new foster onboarding team, once a foster home is approved and … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight: Karen

One common question we get from new fosters is: “what happens if I go on vacation?” It’s a great question and one that we have a solution for! We have an entire team of “respite foster home” volunteers; folks who have signed up to take in foster dogs on a short term basis, while the … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight: Gary

Prior to becoming a volunteer with Pet Haven, Gary was an adopter and financial supporter. As he learned more and more about our organization, he got more involved; eventually fostering dogs with us. Today Gary is active in many roles with Pet Haven – from providing short term foster care, to helping lend a paw … Continued

Pet Haven announces new Operations Manager

Pet Haven is thrilled to announce Ashley Marks as our first-ever Operations Manager! The Ops Manager is a new position focusing on supporting all of the volunteers in the dog and cat divisions. Ashley joined the Pet Haven team in 2017 as a special events volunteer. She has also opened her home to foster dogs … Continued