DPA’s Pawsome People: October 2021 Volunteer Spotlight

I’d like to nominate Melissa G. as volunteer of the month. She helps out adoption counselors call landlords and vets. Melissa has been volunteering for 4 years, her speedy response time helps us adopt out and save more lives every day! Thank you Melissa!” -Stacey G. DPA’s Adoption Director

It is clear that Melissa is a vital member of the adoption team and we are so grateful she is a part of DPA. Learn more about her here:

​​What is your current role?

I’m responsible for contacting the landlord and making sure that the pet is welcome on the property.

How did you get involved?

I started in 2018 so it’s been a while but I think I saw the position on Volunteermatch.

What are you passionate about?

I’m passionate about doing my small part in helping animals find a permanent home. I know that the applicant is excited about adopting and I enjoy being a part of that process. 

What are some words of wisdom?

Hang in there! Reach out to the other volunteers if you’re feeling confused or unsure. I had a lot of questions in the beginning.

Fun fact about you!

I’ve been married for 34 years! 

Be Pawsome like Melissa. Apply to be a Dallas Pets Alive! volunteer today!

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