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FCAR Volunteer of the Month

Updated: Jul 31

Volunteer of the Month - July 2021 - Trina


2. What positions/duties do you do for FCAR?


3. What do you like most about volunteering/working for the FCAR?


4. Are you from TN -if not where?


5. Tell us about your family.


6. What pets do you have?


7. What are your hobbies or interests?


8. FUN FACTS! Anything else you would like to share or have people know about you?


9. Tell us your favorite FCAR memory.


10. Do you have a favorite FCAR rescue that’s currently still waiting for a forever home?


Volunteers of the Month - June 2021 - Scarlett and Emelia!


1. How long have you all volunteered for FCAR? We have been volunteering at FCAR for about 2 years.


2. What volunteer positions/duties do you do for FCAR? We play with kittens and cats, walk dogs, play with dogs, give baths and foster!


3. What do you like most about volunteering for FCAR? Emelia likes playing with the kittens in the cat house. Her favorite cat was Ozzy Osbourne! Scarlett likes to meet the new dogs and help to get them ready for their new homes! Kara enjoys spending time with all of the animals. It's been fun playing with the cats since we don't have any of our own!


4. Are you from TN- if not where? We are not from Tennessee. Kara was born and raised in Severna Park, Maryland. Nick is from Nogales, Arizona. Scarlett was born in Norfolk, Virginia. Emelia was born in Pinehurst, North Carolina.


5. What do you do for a living? Emelia will be in Kindergarten in the fall and Scarlett will be in 3rd grade. Kara is currently at home with the girls. Nick is working at the base in Millington as the EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) Detailer.


6. Tell us about your family. We are a Navy-EOD family. My husband and I have been married for 16 years and have moved 9 times! As a result, we all love to travel and explore new paces!


7. What pets do you have? We have 2 FCAR dogs- Jangles and Bobby. We adopted Jangles 2 years ago. Bobby, our foster dog, became an official member of our family a few weeks ago. We are foster failures!! We have also fostered Everest, Betty Jo, Cornerstone and Dragun.


8. What are your hobbies or interests? Scarlett and Emelia love to do arts and crafts, swim, read and they adore all animals!


9. FUN FACTS! Anything else you would like to share or have people know about you? Scarlett and Emelia love to read and have read/listened to almost all of the Boxcar Children books. Scarlett is also very allergic to cats but still insists on visiting with them at the shelter. We always have our allergy medicine on hand! Both girls love to watch The Incredible Dr. Pol, Dr. Oakley- Yukon Vet and any animal related show!


10. Tell is your favorite memory of volunteering with FCAR. We have a lot of FCAR memories ! Emelia's favorite memory is playing with the puppies and fostering. John Snow and Dario were the very first puppies we met at FCAR and we still talk about them! Scarlett has really enjoyed fostering dogs and helping them find their new homes. Kara's memory is when she got stuck at the shelter during a storm. She was unable to leave, so she sat in the isolation room with Chaos. He was so big, but insisted on sitting on her lap during the storm!

11) Do you have a favorite FCAR rescue that’s currently still waiting for a forever home? We have a lot of favorites! Scarlett's favorite rescue is Stone. He is so sweet and fun to play with. Emelia's favorite rescues are the Manx kittens. She loves playing with them and she thinks that their short tails are so cute! Kara's favorite is Bowie. He very sweet, kind, gentle and happy-go-lucky. He loves everyone and is always ready for a belly rub! If we had room for 3 dogs, Bowie would be it! Volunteer of the Month - May 2021 - Kylee

1. How long have you volunteered for the FCAR? 2 and 1/2 years

2. What volunteer positions/duties do you do for the FCAR? Dog & cat socialization, bake sales, office work, bathing and walking dogs, yard work, and more!

3. What do you like most about volunteering for the FCAR? I like to help out and see dogs and cats.

4. Are you from TN -if not where? Yes!

5. What did you do/do you do for a job/career? I just finished 4th grade.

6. Tell us about your family. They are silly, crazy, kind, loving, and wonderful!

7. What pets do you have? I have 3 dogs: Kelso, Tails, and Tony, 2 cats: Skeeter & Rosie, and 1 guinea pig: Little Bit

8. What are your hobbies or interests? I like drawing, crafts, perler beads. And swimming in the summer!

9. FUN FACTS! Anything else you would like to share or have people know about you? I've gotten 3 new baby cousins in the past year.

10. Tell us your favorite memory of volunteering with FCAR. One summer volunteering when the dogs each got their own kiddie pool and I got to play in the water with them!

11. Do you have a favorite FCAR rescue that’s currently still waiting for a forever home? Dixie Chick. She is such a sweetie!


Volunteer of the Month - April 2021 - Chad Smith

Many of you know Chad and how hard he works to help dogs/cats in Fayette County. While he is only with FC Animal Control another week, his impact on the community will not be forgotten! He has spent countless hours off the clock helping animals in need, helped with our fundraisers, assisted with giving out doghouses in the winter, checking traps, spreading the word about our spay/neuter program, and more! We wish Chad the very best in his new endeavors and know that he will continue to make a difference in the lives of animals in Fayette County!


1. How long have you volunteered for the FCAR? I have been volunteering for a little over a year now. 2. What volunteer positions/duties do you do for the FCAR? Mostly bringing the animals to the shelter or vet from animal control. 3. What do you like most about volunteering for the FCAR? Getting to see all the fur babies adopted. I always come visit everyone after a few days at the shelter. 4. Are you from TN -if not where? I’ve been in Tennessee most of my life, but was born in Missouri. 5. What did you do/do you do for a job/career? Animal Control Officer for Fayette County. 6. Tell us about your family. I’m an only child. So thankful for my Mother and Grandmother. 7. What pets do you have? 6 dogs and 1 cat. 8. What are your hobbies or interests? DOGS!!! I also like to ride 4 wheelers. 9. Tell us your favorite memory of volunteering with FCAR. Giving out the dog houses and straw.