Gilda Hatcher has always had a love for dogs.
She opened her first adoption center, the Creekside Canine Adoption, in 2005 with some success.
In 2010 she opened Hatcher Hounds Adoption, teaming up with the veterinarian she depends on for her own animal care, Dr. Michael Keller of Plantation Veterinary Clinic.
Almost two years have passed since starting Hatcher Hounds Adoption Program and many dogs have found their “fur-ever” homes, enabling many lives to be saved and creating happiness in the lives of so many that were looking for an animal companion.
Hatcher Hounds Adoption Program has received local sponsorships and added several helping hands to the program.
Harley Keller, a 15 year-old sophomore at LaRue County High School, is one such helper.
Harley’s involvement has enabled Hatcher Hounds to lengthen its reach among the community.
She has always had a love of dogs, and being the daughter of a veterinarian, caring for them comes naturally.
Harley took it upon herself to create and design a Hatcher Hounds Adoption Facebook page.
This gave the program an online presence and created an opportunity for quicker turnaround in finding the right homes for the dogs.
“We need to come together as a community to help dogs from needlessly being put down,” Harley said.
It’s easy to become attached to the animals that pass through the adoption program, but seeing them leave for the right reasons makes her happy.
Hatcher Hounds Adoption Program places great thought and effort into finding the right fit for both the animal and the owner.
Matching the new “fur-ever” home to the appropriate temperament of dog can sometimes be tricky, but Hatcher Hounds Adoption has many dogs with unique personalities to choose from.
If you would like to adopt a dog from the Hatcher Hounds Adoption Program, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact them through their Facebook page at Hatcher Hounds Adoption.