Directory of Animal Shelters in South Carolina

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Pet Friendly Anderson County P.A.W.S.
Anderson County P.A.W.S. Dedicated group of people tirelessly working to "Save Lives" and "Create New Families". See Details
Pet Friendly Humane Society of York County
Humane Society of York County The Humane Society of York County (HSYC) is a local non-profit organization dedicated to the humane treatment of animals. They are located in Fort Mill, South Carolina and serve the greater Charlotte region including York, Lancaster and Mecklenburg counties. They successfully placed over 530 animals in loving homes last year preventing them from being euthanized. In an effort to stop future overpopulation, they require that all adopted animals be spayed or neutered before leaving the shelter. See Details
Cullen's Archangel RescuE, Inc. (CARE) CARE is a nonprofit pet rescue made up of people who Volunteer to let pets live in their homes temporarily until they can find a permanent home. We do not have a physical shelter. See Details
Lexington County Animal Services It is the goal of Lexington County Animal Services to provide all citizens with prompt and professional assistance with their animal control needs. their main purpose is to prevent animal attacks and to control the numbers of stray animals. Their adoption program has many dogs and cats awaiting new homes. See Details
Greenville County Animal Care Greenville County Animal Care is dedicated to promoting the compassionate treatment of animals in their community through adoption, education, and affordable spay/neuter and veterinary care. They have the largest, most diverse selection of adoptable pets in the Upstate, and their innovative programs and partnerships are steadily moving Greenville County toward becoming a no-kill community. See Details
Pet Helpers Adoption Center and Spay/Neuter Clinic Pet Helpers’ is a 501(c)3 Adoption Center and Spay/Neuter Clinic that serves communities across the Lowcountry. Their mission is to end the euthanasia of all adoptable cats and dogs by keeping all animals until adopted; providing low cost spay/neuter surgeries; offering humane education programs; pursuing animal-cruelty prosecution; and initiating animal-welfare legislation. See Details
Greenville Humane Society The Greenville Humane Society is one of the largest no-kill facilities in the Southeast. They work in partnership with their community to create an environment where all animals are treated with compassion and respect. See Details
Dorchester Paws Dorchester Paws, formerly Frances R. Willis SPCA, strives to instill humane principles into society through the prevention of cruelty to animals. They envision a world where every animal goes on the journey from victim to victory. They are committed to ending unnecessary euthanasia and giving every animal a chance; combating overpopulation by encouraging spaying & neutering; championing responsible pet ownership through public education; feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless and protecting the abused; and reuniting lost pets with their families and finding homes for strays. See Details
Beaufort County Animal Shelter and Control Beaufort County Animal Control provides a temporary shelter for stray, unwanted or homeless animals, and maintains a vigorous adoption program to include health screening, vaccinations and mandatory spay or neutering of same. See Details
Charleston Animal Society Charleston Animal Society is an open-admissions animal shelter serving Charleston County, and they never turn an animal away. They provide temporary sanctuary to lost, abandoned or abused domestic animals; provide medical care and promote adoption. See Details
Union County Animal Shelter Union County Animal Services and the Animal Shelter are operated by the Union Co. Sheriff's Office. Animals are available for adoption. See Details
Berkeley Animal Center The Berkeley County Animal Shelter is committed to maintain a fiscally-responsible, healthy, safe and loving environment for rescued, abandoned, abused, or neglected animals of Berkeley County where all animals receive appropriate care and attention at all times and are treated with dignity and respect while pursuing the placement of the animals into safe, lifelong homes. See Details
Spartanburg Humane Society Serving Spartanburg County Since 1964. They offer a variety of programs and services for both pets and pet owners. Their mission remains focused on providing excellent shelter and care to homeless animals in need, the Spartanburg Humane Society has evolved to develop proactive strategies aimed at combating the root causes of substandard animal care and thousands of unwanted animals. See Details
Aiken County Animal Shelter Aiken County Animal Shelter supplemented by Friends of the Animal Shelter has saved 19,259 dogs and cats it received from 2013 through 2018. From January 2013 through December 2018, Friends of the Animal Shelter organized and paid for the spay/neuter surgeries of 2,484 citizen-owned pets and community cats. See Details
Humane Society of Greenwood Humane Society of Greenwood’s animal care professionals operate the Greenwood County Animal Shelter, the safety net for any lost, abandoned, or relinquished companion animal. They promote adoptions of shelter animals. They also offer low-cost spay/neuter services to the greater Greenwood, SC area. Preventing unwanted litters is the most effective way of reducing euthanasia at the animal shelter. See Details
Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary is a 501c3 that provides sanctuary for dogs and cats with no other home or shelter, rescues and cares for animals in need of assistance for the remainder of their lives, including providing proper shelter, nutrition and medical care. Once they take an animal in, they promise it a home for the remainder of its life, should it not be adopted. They work with local shelters and rescues taking in dogs that might not get adopted due to age, medical, or behavioral issues helping Charleston to achieve the status of a NO-Kill Community. Hallie Hill has over 30 acres of land that provides large enclosures for dogs to live and play. There is a pond for swimming, dog houses with straw and heat lamps, and individual pools to help keep the animals comfortable. The animals are well cared for with the help of many dedicated volunteers and staff. See Details