Who We Are

our mission

Our mission is to eliminate the preventable euthanasia of companion animals by offering High-Quality Low-Cost spay/neuter and wellness services, by supporting rescue, and promoting responsible pet ownership.

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70,000 cats & dogs

Over 70,000 cats and dogs are born
in the United States.

10,000 people

About 10,000 people are born
in the United States.


Our Founders

Please, be part of the solution, spay/neuter all of your pets and encourage your friends and relatives to do the same. As you can see by the graph to the left, together, we are making a noticeable difference!

H.O.P.E. is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization and depends entirely on donations from the public and from corporate sponsors and grants.

EIN #26-2466638

Our Executive Committee / Board Members

Board Members


our staff members

Allison Miller, M.S., B.S., A.S., Executive Director: amiller@hfafw.org

Tanya Gallo, A.S., Clinic Operations Manager: tgallo@hfafw.org

Tyna Reiter, B.S., A.S. Community Outreach Coordinator: mreiter@hfafw.org

Kayla Bell, B.F.A., Community Outreach Assistant

Dr. Carol Fretz, DVM, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Kendra JiannuzziDVM,  Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Ericka BatesDVM,  Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Nicci Mendoza, RVT, Office Administrator

Cindy Brown, B.S., A.S., Office Administrator

Brittney Topp, RVT Registered Veterinary Technician – Surgery

Christen Polomchak, Surgery Supervisor, RVT Registered Veterinary Technician – Surgery

Barbara Wanley, RVT Registered Veterinary Technician – Wellness

Elizabeth Grace, A.S. Veterinary Assistant

Emma Rosswurm, A.S. Veterinary Assistant

Genevieve Cacioppo, A.S. Veterinary Assistant

Ashley Kolbasky, B.S. Veterinary Assistant

Grant Meeks, A.S. Veterinary Assistant

Morgan Chamberlain, A.S. Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

David Good, RVT Registered Veterinary Technician – Wellness/ Transport

Emily Gage, A.S.  Community Cat Coordinator: hopecommunitycats@hfafw.org

Caitlin Lothamer, A.S. Surgery Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

Katie Vandever, M.A., M.I.A., Wellness Receptionist

April 30, 2016 H.O.P.E for Animals lost a valued team member, Madison Clark. Her smile, her huge heart, and contagious positive attitude will never be forgotten. R.I.P. Madison