Leadership team

paul livesay


Paul has been rescuing animals ever since he was a small boy.  His passion and love for all animals led him to creating Operation Pet Rescue.  Paul’s personal goal is to rescue as many animals as he can so no animal suffers.  Paul is a Certified Vet Tech and Veterinary Pharmaceutical Expert, skills that are extremely beneficial to his role as Founder of Operation Pet Rescue.

Jen Buffington


Jen’s love for animals started at a very young age. Her entire life has been filled with dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rodents, fish, and she recently added farm animals to her menagerie. She worked several years in rescue and is an Accountant by trade. Jen currently lives on a 2.5 acre ranch with her family and her many animals. Her immediate plans are to begin Goat Yoga in winter of 2019 with proceeds to benefit Operation Pet Rescue.

kim walker


Kim has been rescuing animals all her life. Kim is passionate about helping to rehome animals.  She has a special interest in cats.  However, her adopted animal family includes; 2 Great Pyrenees, a terrier mix, 16 cats (both indoor and barn)2 Tennessee Walkers, a Quarter horse, a Friesian and a Zony!  Along with her animal family, Kim is married and has a 17 year old daughter.

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