Volunteer Spotlight


APRA has some of the best volunteers around! As you know, we couldn’t care for the dogs and cats as well as we do without the input from our volunteers. Whether or not you are walking a dog, helping with a bath, socializing cats or kittens, helping to clean….all volunteer jobs are important. While we … Continue reading September Spotlight: Gene Coe!

  On this eve before our big Paws in the Park fundraiser we feel it is appropriate to recognize a very special volunteer. Meet Heather Malone, a dedicated volunteer of Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption for the past two years.  She is the Committee Chair of APRA’s most important fundraiser Paws in the Park.  In fact, our new … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight


APRA is very grateful for all of our volunteers and when they are superstars like Shelby Pressler and Ross Granowski we want to put them in the spotlight.  Ross, a senior at Georgia Tech and Shelby, a junior at Ogelthorpe University, spend countless hours helping staff with everyday duties, representing APRA at events and providing … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Shelby Pressler & Ross Granowsk


This month we want to recognize volunteer Joel Dowling. He began volunteering and became a dog foster extraordinaire by taking on our higher energy, harder to adopt doggies. Joel also helps on the weekends with closing the shelter and keeping it clean for our dogs and cats. Just recently we began having website issues. Just … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Joel Dowling


There are a few volunteers at Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption who not only work hard at the shelter but are also hard at work behind the scenes. Sheri Budd is one of those jack-of-all-trades volunteers who are immeasurably important to our success. Most volunteers and visitors to APRA know Sheri as a cat counselor on … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Sheri Budd


Phil Sehenuk fills dual roles for Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption ­– as both a volunteer and an employee. He is a member of our volunteer training team and also a lead trainer for our CHRIS Kids Junior Training Program. Phil’s calm but confident demeanor has made him one of our top volunteer trainers. In addition, his ability … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Phil Sehenuk