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The SC Week for the Animals team is actively connecting  with shelters and organizations daily across the state.  Your ideas and suggestions are welcome as we work together to build this exciting week designed to celebrate SC animals and join together on their behalf.

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  February and Ongoing    
~A Salute to the Military~ 
Shaw Air Force Base Working K9's & Handlers

Shaw Air Force Base
K9 Unit & Kennels
Attn: Master Sgt. Mier
524 Nelson Sumter, SC  29152

Shaw AFB is located in Sumter, South Carolina. It was built in 1941 and is currently home to the 20th Fighter Wing, the largest F-16 Combat wing of the Air Force; the Ninth Air Force, and the United States Central Command Air Forces. The installation is named after First Lieutenant Ervin David Shaw, a World War I pilot, and is currently under the command of Colonel Joseph T. Guastella. It remains one of the largest bases operated by the United States Air Force. We Love you, Shaw AFB and all the men & women who serve in the military and protect us everyday. God Bless Our Troops!

Joint Base Charleston 102 E Hill Blvd, Joint Base Charleston, SC 29404
Joint Base Charleston is a United States military facility located partly in the City of North Charleston, South Carolina and partly in the City of Goose Creek, South Carolina.
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Saturday, February 8th          8:45 am - 2:45 pm
Charleston Veggies- Cotton Branch Farm Sanctuary Volunteer Day!

Cotton Branch Farm Animal Sanctuary 328 Lightwood Knot Rd, Leesville, SC 29070  (803) 381-0051

Join compassionate friends for our monthly Volunteer WorkLuck at Cotton Branch Farm Animal Sanctuary! You heard that right. WorkLuck! We will be hosting our normal volunteer work day from 10:45am - 2:00pm then we will have a Vegan Potluck at 2:00pm!

It's our Operations Director's Birthday! Come celebrate with us and Josh Carpenter!
 Enjoy spending time with the animals, working on their care, and eating some awesome vegan dishes from the community! So bring a friend, a vegan dish to share, and recharge with the animals! If the weather is extremely hot or cold, we will bring the party indoors! Sign up here: bit.ly/WorkLuck     https://www.facebook.com/cottonbranch/
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Saturday, February 8th         9:00 am-12:00 noon 
IOP Doggie Day at the Isle of Palms Rec!

Isle of Palms Rec Dept.    24 28th Ave       Isle of Palms, SC 29451

On Saturday, Feb. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon, the Isle of Palms Recreation Department will be taken over by man’s best friend for the award winning IOP Doggie Day at the Rec. This is the 14th year that the City of Isle of Palms has hosted this free public event. 
https://www.charlestonanimalsociety.org/event/doggie-day-rec/

This year, veterinarian Dr. Jose Biascoechea will be on site to administer rabies vaccinations for from 9-11 a.m. The price will be $10 for the one year vaccine and $25 for the three-year vaccine. He will also offer microchipping for $30. Microchipping assists Animal Control in locating the owner and address for lost beloved pets.
https://www.moultrienews.com/community-news/isle-of-palms-prepares-for-doggie-day-on-feb/article_cb77bb7a-33b7-11ea-97de-2ffd25536920.html

Many groups will be there! Stop by for all the fun, friendship and doggos. 
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Saturday, February 8th        9:00 am-3:00 pm 
Lexington Animal Shelter Day
Lexington Animal Shelter    321 Ball Park Rd.    Lexington, SC 29072
803-785-8149

All animal adoptions will be 15.00. Since all animals available for adoption are already processed (spayed/neutered, wormed, vaccinated, micro-chipped, etc.), it only takes a few minutes to fill out paperwork before you will be ready to bring your new pet home. 5 of our long term pets will have adoption fees waived. 
http://www.lex-co.sc.gov/departments/DeptAH/Pages/AnimalServices.aspx

Roy Mefford, Animal Services Director/Chief is a wonderful manager and is saving more lives with his innovative promotions and community outreach.  (803) 785-8149 

Check for regular promotions. Also please check out how to be a volunteer . So many ways for you to help the shelter pets! Lexington County Animal Services'
Adoptable Friends for looking for their forever home. 
http://www.lex-co.sc.gov/departments/DeptAH/Pages/Adoptions.aspx
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Saturday, February 8th    9:00 am-3:00 pm
Columbia Animal Services Adoptions  

City of Columbia Animal Services 127 Humane Lane (off Shop Road)
Columbia, SC 29209 803- 776-PETS (7387)

So many wonderful pets for adopt for only $35.00. Pls inquire about volunteer opportunities too!  https://www.petfinder.com/search/pets-for-adoption/?shelter_id%5B0%5D=SC183&sort%5B0%5D=recently_added

https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/sc/columbia/city-of-columbia-animal-services-sc183/

FB https://www.facebook.com/Columbia-Animal-Services-147113838684835/
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            Saturday, February 8th      10:00 am-2:30 pm 
Humane Society of McCormick County Adoptions 
PetSmart Aiken 2527 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803 Phone: (803) 643-8626

The Humane Society of McCormick County is a private, non-profit, no-kill organization formed in September 2000. We are staffed entirely by volunteers who raise every cent of our operating capital ourselves. Our rural county is a very poor county in South Carolina. Statistically 54% of the county's population is at the federal income poverty level or below.
See loving adoptables https://www.petfinder.com/pet-search?shelterid=SC63
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Saturday, February 8th     10:00-2:00 pm 
York County Animal Shelter- Adopt Your Next Valentine! 

Animal Shelter  713 Justice Blvd, York, SC 29745  Phone: (803) 628-3190

Here are some of the York County  sweeties looking for homes.   https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/sc/york/york-county-animal-control-sc111/

 Friends of York County Animal Shelter A 501 C-3 nonprofit organization. We are a volunteer group working with The York County Animal Shelter. Friends of York Animal Shelter  P.O. Box 304York,  SC 29745.   https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofYCanimalShelter/
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Saturday, February 8th    10:00 am-til
STAR Therapy Dogs Reading Program

Charleston County Public Library, 430 Whilden Street, Mount Pleasant,SC 29464 Phone     843-805-6930

STAR members range from teenagers to senior citizens. We do have one thing in common, though: we are all volunteers when working with our therapy dog partners. Many of us have full or part-time jobs including two veterinarians and a vet tech, two college professors, an attorney, several nurses, a special education teacher, a pediatrican, and an artist. Others are still in school or, at the other end of the career spectrum, have retired and are now able to give more time to therapy activities. https://www.startherapydogs.org/
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 Saturday, February 8th           10:00 am-3:00 pm 
L.E.A.R.N. Horse Rescue 

​L.E.A.R.N. Horse Rescue   P.O. Box 619, Ravenel, SC 29470 (843) 991-4879

 Every horse in our care receives medical attention to address immediate physical needs and ongoing veterinary and farrier care thereafter. Call us for an appt. 
Our volunteer team of supporters provide peaceful pastures and personal attention. 
We customize training programs to help each horse realize their full potential and to address scars that cruelty or neglect may have left on their physical and emotional lives.

Our mission is not solely to rescue and rehome existing horses in need, but to prevent future cruelty towards horses. https://learnhorserescue.org/
https://www.facebook.com/LearnHorseRescue/
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Saturday, February 8th           10:00 am-12:00 noon 
 Speak for Animals
Spartanburg Spay-Mania-free spay/neuter plus shots 

Animal Allies  1097 Asheville, Hwy,    Spartanburg, SC 29303   (864) 421-0022

Speak for Animals offers free and low cost spay and neuter vouchers. We will be holding our Spartanburg Spay-Mania free spay/neuter plus shots sign-up on  at Animal Allies 1097 Asheville, Hwy, Spartanburg  from 10 am until Noon for people living in the zip coded 29303, 29301, Woodruff and Startex 29377.          https://speakforanimals.com/

Our Mission is to enhance the lives of animals in Upstate South Carolina and beyond by:
-Providing low-cost and no-cost spay and neuter options for the community.
-Educating the community about the benefits of spay and neuter and the importance of -humane treatment and proper care of companion animals.
-Collecting dog and cat food to provide for animals in need.
-Advocating for the welfare of animals.
-Changing hearts and minds to facilitate a positive impact on the lives of animals.
https://speakforanimals.com/contact-us/
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             Saturday, February 8th 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
SPCA Albrecht Center Second Saturday Sidewalk Sale

SPCA Albrecht Center Thrift Store 1589 Whiskey Road in the Mitchell Shopping Center Aiken, SC 29803

​Come shop 'Where Shopping Saves Lives' for the animals this Saturday, February 8th at the SPCA Thrift Store during our Second Saturday Sidewalk Sale! Enjoy special deals across the store all while helping local animals in need. We're located at 1589 Whiskey Road in the Mitchell Shopping Center. 
Store hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Adoptions 11:00 are at the shelter.
Established in 1935, the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare is a private, non-profit organization operating under IRS Section 501c3. We have been placing thousands of needy animals into loving forever homes for over 80 years. 
https://www.letlovelive.org/adopt
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Saturday, February 8th           10:00 am-2:00 pm
Have a Heart BBQ benefit for Anderson County Humane Society

Young Memorial Church  508 Boulevard Anderson, SC 29621  (864) 226-2484

Be a valentine to a special animal and person in the Anderson area by purchaing BBQ plates and donating them to Haven of Rest.   The money will help the spay neuter clinic and provide a meal to a person in need.  https://www.facebook.com/AndersonHumane/

Mission To improve the quality of life of animals in the Anderson County Area. We accomplish this mission through various programs, activities, and events.
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Saturday, February 8th    11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jasper Animal Rescue Mission "Off-Site" Adoptions

PetSmart 322 Robert Smalls Pkwy  Beaufort, SC 29906 JARM 843-726-7799

Jasper Animal Rescue Mission is a 501(C) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to the stray and neglected dogs and cats of Jasper County, South Carolina. See loving adoptables animals   http://jarmission.org/adopt/

To serve the people of Jasper County by providing shelter and humane care to dogs and cats that are lost, abandoned, neglected or abused; placing adoptable dogs and cats in good homes with caring people; reducing the population of stray and neglected dogs and cats by promoting and providing spaying and neutering; and providing educational material and learning opportunities concerning the proper care and treatment of pets.
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 Saturday,  February  8th ( & 9th )   11:00 am-2:00 pm 
Grand Strand  Adoption Event

Petsmart  1850 Hwy 17 N     Surfside Beach, SC 29575     (843) 232-0044.

We are thrilled to partner with PetSmart and participate in adoption weekends at their store in Surfside Beach which is located off of Hwy. 544 and Hwy. 17 Bypass. Our volunteers and staff happily bring a few of our adoptable dogs on scheduled Saturdays and Sundays to hopefully meet their new families and begin a new life.  Here is a list of our upcoming dates and times when you will have the opportunity to meet some of our animals and see if you can find a new best friend!  https://www.grandstrandhumanesociety.com/adopt/
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  Saturday, February 8th    11:00 am-1:00 pm  
Greyhound Crossroads Adopt Meet n Greet 

Petco  353 Harrison Bridge Rd,    Simpsonville, SC 29680    (864) 228-8192

We believe in helping every greyhound who needs us, regardless of original place of adoption.Origin of dogs: Primarily Florida and Alabama Race tracks with a few coming from Kansas farms and West Virginia Tracks. See our loving adoptables.  http://greyhoundcrossroads.com/

Locations Covered: State of South Carolina and bordering areas of Georgia, Tennessee, and North Carolina. Special adoptions to farther areas including Florida, Indiana, Missouri and Virginia. Adopt Meet n Greets Greenville, SC Petco Cherrydale on 1st Saturday of every month 10:30 am-2 pm.
http://greyhoundcrossroads.com/index.php?page=adoption
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Saturday, February 8th       11:00 am-1:00 pm ​(Potluck at 1:00 pm)
Columbia Veg Cotton Branch WorkLuck

Cotton Branch Farm Animal Sanctuary 328 Lightwood Knot Rd, Leesville, SC 29070 Phone: (704) 712-1802

Join compassionate friends for our monthly Volunteer WorkLuck at Cotton Branch Farm Animal Sanctuary! You heard that right. WorkLuck! We will be hosting our normal volunteer work day from 11:00am - 1:00pm then we will have a Vegan Potluck at 1:00pm! Enjoy spending time with the animals, working on their care, and eating some awesome vegan dishes from the community! So bring a friend, a vegan dish to share, and recharge with the animals! If the weather is extremely hot or cold, we will bring the party indoors!
Columbia Veg website and mission: 
https://www.meetup.com/ColumbiaVeg/events/wwqrcqybcdblb/

At Cotton Branch Farm Animal Sanctuary we provide a safe haven for abandoned, abused, neglected, and elderly farm animals. While there are many shelters and rescue organizations for animal companions such as cats and dogs, and wildlife, there is a lack of sanctuary for farm animals, who make up 98% of the animals killed in the US each year. We exist to help those animals. https://www.cottonbranch.org/
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Saturday, February 8th        11:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Home for Good Dog Rescue
Savannah and Lowcountry South Carolina area

Carlisle Of York  7 West York St.    Savannah, Georgia 31401

We're celebrating the official launch of Purple Monkey Dog Clothing with Coastal Pet Rescue on Saturday, Feb. 8. Purple Monkey will be donating 25% of proceeds to Coastal Pet Rescue through the end of March. Please come out, bring your well-behaved owners, and leave with some fancy new ties, shirts, and a warm feeling for helping such a great cause! Savannah Georgia and Lowcountry South Carolina areas.  See loving adoptables. http://coastalpetrescue.org/
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Saturday, February 8th   and Ongoing 
South Carolina Animal Shelters
Adopt, Donate, Volunteer!

Petfinder
http://www.petfinder.com/awo/index.cgi?action=state&state=SC&limit=100

Animal Shelter.org
http://www.animalshelter.org/shelters/South_Carolina.asp

Rescue Organizations
http://www.sciway.net/org/upstate-sc-animal-rescue.html
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Saturday, February 8th      12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
P.A.W.S. Animal Shelter-Adopt Your Valentine 

PAWS Shelter   1320 Hwy. 29 South Anderson, SC 29626   (864) 260-4151

Adoption fees (include cost of Spay/Neuter Surgery, booster shot, feline Leukemia test for cats/kittens, heart worm test for adult dogs and rabies vaccination for all animals 3 months or older) are as follows:

Fees: Dogs/Puppies: $35Cats & Kittens: Free See loving adoptables.  https://www.adoptapet.com/adoption_rescue/85683-anderson-county-paws-anderson-south-carolina

Areas Anderson County PAWS Serves Anderson Cty Belton City Anderson City Pendleton City Williamston City Honea Path City Pelzer Town of Iva Starr Piedmont Easley
https://www.andersoncountysc.org/paws/
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Saturday, February 8th       12:00 noon- 4:00 pm 
Humane Society of Greenwood Adoptions

Petco   PetSmart (201 Hospitality Blvd, Greenwood, SC)
201 Hospitality Blvd, Greenwood, South Carolina 29649   864) 229-4473

See our FB page for  the latest news.   https://www.facebook.com/HumaneSocietyOfGreenwood
We are a non-profit organization. Photographs of available dogs and cats, spay/neuter information and low cost clinic, pet care tips, ways to help, and state cruelty on our websites. Email humane@gwdhumanesociety.org Visit website and facebook above for much more info on all they offer. 10:00am - 5:00pm    Phone(864) 942-8775  Pls visit Website  
See our FB page for all the latest news.     
https://www.facebook.com/HumaneSocietyOfGreenwood
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Saturday, February 8th       12:00 noon- 4:00 pm
SQ Rescue Adoption Day 

PetSmart  10136 Two Notch Road  Columbia, SC 29229  (803) 419-1342

SQ Rescue, Inc. in conjunction with PetSmart Charities, has adopt-a-pet days three times a month at PetSmart stores in Columbia. We screen applicants and find forever homes for our rescues. We operate solely on donations and volunteers, with no paid staff whatsoever. Many of our dogs are in foster care – which provides them the opportunity to be house-broken, leash trained, and socialized with other dogs. Please look through our events Calendar to see the schedule for our next “adopt-a-pet” day. Loving adoptables await you.    https://sqrescueinc.org/adoptable-pets/
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Saturday, February 8th     12:00 noon - 1:30 pm
Greenville Animal Care New Volunteer Orientation

Greenville County Animal Care Conference Room   328 Furman Hall Rd. Greenville, SC 29609

Greenville County Animal Care is dedicated to promoting the compassionate treatment of animals in our community through adoption, education, and affordable spay/neuter and veterinary care. 

We have the largest, most diverse selection of adoptable pets in the Upstate, and our innovative programs and partnerships are steadily moving Greenville County toward becoming a no-kill community. NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
http://www.greenvillecounty.org/acs/
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Saturday, February 8th     12 noon – 3:00 pm 
Libby and Maces Place Animal Rescue

Clements Ferry Hardware   1008 Clements Crest Lane    Charleston, SC 29492

See some of our loving adoptables. We are looking for foster families now. 
https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/sc/mount-pleasant/libby-and-maces-place-sc506/

Check our facebook page to see what the latest is with our events and sweet pets. They are looking for their forever. Could it be you?    https://www.facebook.com/libbyandmacesplace/
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Saturday, February 8th     12:00 noon - 1:30 pm
All 4 Paws Volunteer Orientation

All4Paws   708 Petigru Drive           Pawleys Island, SC 29585   (843) 237-7297

Interested in joining the A4P Volunteer Team? Click Here to fill out the volunteer application!  https://all4pawssc.org/volunteer/

**Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by someone 21 years of age or older
All4Paws has so many volunteer opportunities to choose from----so MANY!

All 4 Paws rescue page is dedicated to saving and placing companion animals while remaining a compassionate community resource. http://all4pawssc.org/adoption-cats/
http://all4pawssc.org/adoption-dogs/

All4Paws has so many volunteer opportunities. Check as many boxes as you think would interest you. If you have a particular skill please let us know.  http://all4pawssc.org/
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Saturday, February 8th      12:00 noon - 2:30 p.m.
H.F. Help No-Kill Rescue Pet Adoption Event

All Is Well 440 Old Trolley Rd,  Summerville, SC  29485  (843) 871-7977

H.F. Help No-Kill Rescue is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 
We rescue and save the lives of dogs that are at risk of euthanasia or have been neglected and abused. We are committed to finding rescue dogs a loving and permanent home.   We work with shelters to help reduce the rate of euthanasia. See More   https://www.hfhelpnokillrescue.com/index.html
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Saturday, February 8th           1:00 pm-3:00 pm 
Pamper Yourself for Women Fundraiser
-Hosted by The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach-

Waterpointe I  4619 S Ocean Blvd     North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Join us for a day of pampering yourself! Treat yourself to an afternoon of sampling sweet valentine treats and Happy Coffee along with hand massages. We'll talk about how to live your best life by staying healthy and relaxed. There will also be a Chinese auction with great prizes from local businesses such as artwork, wine and facials from Touch Medspa. Proceeds from the auction will be donated to The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach.
*Anyone interested in donating items for the auction, please call Sheri Slough at 843-231-4614. 
See our loving adoptables.  https://humanesocietynmb.org/adopt/
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Saturday, February 8th     1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Animal Forest's READ TO THE HOG 'Madame Mazell'

AT CHARLES TOWNE LANDING STATE HISTORIC SITE  1500 Old Towne Rd, Charleston, SC 29407

Reading is "hogs" of fun, especially with Madame Mazell, the Animal Forest's resident hog! Children are invited to come out to Charles Towne Landing and practice their reading skills in a fun atmosphere! This program is free, but registration is required. Call (843) 573-8517 to register your child for this unique literacy experience.

WHAT TO BRING Water, bug spray, and you can bring a book from home if you have a favorite you would like to share. 
MEETING PLACE At the Posted Sign Outside the Domestic Livestock Exhibit in the Animal Forest.  https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004773
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Saturday, February 8th         1:00 pm - 5:00 am
 Pet Helpers Adoption Shelter and Spay/Neuter Clinic

Pet Helpers  1447 Folly Rd   Charleston, SC 29412    (843) 795-1110

Pet Helpers is a nonprofit 501(c)3 Rescue and Adoption Center that serves communities across the Lowcountry. Our 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.

Pet Helpers is a private, 501(c)3 Rescue and Adoption Center and low-cost Spay/Neuter & Veterinary Center that serves communities across the Lowcountry. Our mission is to end the euthanasia of all adoptable cats and dogs by keeping all animals until adopted; providing lowcost spay/neuter surgeries; offering humane education; pursuing animal-cruelty prosecution; and initiating animal-welfare legislation. https://pethelpers.org/
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Saturday, February 8th       2:00 pm til
Center for Birds of Prey Guided Tours and Flight Demonstrations
Avian Conservation Center/Center for Birds of Prey   4719 N Hwy 17  Awendaw, SC 29429

The Center for Birds of Prey offers visitors a unique insight into the lives and impressive adaptations of nearly 50 species of birds of prey including eagles, hawks, owls, falcons, kites & vultures. Whether you’re a birder, a photographer, or simply want to spend the day outdoors, we invite you to explore the natural history of birds of prey. The Center for Birds of Prey will be CLOSED Thursday, February 13 through Saturday, February 15 while we participate in the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE).


Highlights include:
Guided Tour: Enjoy a walking tour of the grounds with an experienced guide.
Flight Demonstration: Watch as hawks, falcons, owls, eagles, and vultures soar above; learn about their hunting and flying techniques.
Exhibit Area: The grounds are designed as a campus where visitors follow paths accentuated with aviaries housing more than 30 species of birds of prey.
Owl Wood: Owls are universally recognized as some of the most compelling ambassadors for the natural world. The Countess Alicia Paolozzi Owl Wood spans two acres in which visitors experience owls from around the world in a refined & tranquil setting.
 http://www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.org/
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Saturday, February 8th   2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Carolina Boxer Rescue Meet The Breed 

Baker & Brewer    94 Stuart Street   Charleston, SC, 29403   (843) 297-8233

Mission: To balance the health, safety, and welfare needs of Boxers in the Carolinas (and parts of Virginia) by providing a loving and safe environment for stray, abused, impounded and owner surrendered dogs by placing them in foster homes and ultimately - forever homes. See the beauties waiting on a home. And come out to adopt a loving boxer!  http://www.carolinaboxerrescue.org/boxers-of-the-month
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​                          Saturday, February 8th       6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Greyhound Crossroads Play Group - Greenville

​Fairview Church on corner of Devenger and Meadow Wood just off Pelham  107 Meadow Wood Dr, Greenville, SC 29615

We believe in helping every greyhound who needs us, regardless of original place of adoption.Origin of dogs: Primarily Florida and Alabama Race tracks with a few coming from Kansas farms and West Virginia Tracks. See our loving adoptables.   http://greyhoundcrossroads.com/

Greyhound Playgroup open to all greyhounds. Adult greyhounds only please. All dogs must be muzzled. Please bring bags and clean up after your dogs. Water is provided by the church. Contact Joanne for more info  joanne@greyhoundcrossroads.com

Locations Covered: State of South Carolina and bordering areas of Georgia, Tennessee, and North Carolina. Special adoptions to farther areas including Florida, Indiana, Missouri and Virginia. Adopt Meet n Greets Greenville, SC Petco Cherrydale on 1st Saturday of every month 10:30 am-2 pm.  http://greyhoundcrossroads.com/index.php?page=adoption
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Saturday, February 8th     7:00 pm-11:00 pm 
 The 2020 Sumter SPCA Valentine Dance!

S.P.C.A. Elaine D. Korn Memorial Center, Banquet & Meeting Facility Rental. 1140 S. Guignard Dr. Sumter, SC 29150

Dance will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Korn Memorial Center next to the SPCA. The cool sounds of "Terence Lonon & The Untouchables" will be featured with oldies and beach music for a great night of dancing! So come support our shelter pets and shag the night away! You must be 21 years of age or older. Tickets on sale at the Sumter SPCA or at the door! ($25 per person). For more information, call 803-773-9292!

This is who the Dance helps. Take a moment to look at our available pets up for adoption. These animals are in need of loving, forever homes. Please consider the option of adoption and give these pets a chance at a wonderful, new life.  http://www.sumterscspca.com/adoptions.html
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Sunday, February 9th      10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mr. Bunky’s | Sumter | Eastover | 
Hopkins Care-A-Van Day

10:30-11:30 || Corner Pantry — 1175 Loring Mill Road, Sumter SC
12:00-1:00 || For Pet’s Sake Grooming — 1155 North Guignard Dr, Sumter SC
2:00-3:00 || Mr. Bunkys — 10441 Garners Ferry Rd, Eastover SC (Richland)
3:30-4:30 || Corner Pantry — 9001 Garners Ferry Rd, Hopkins SC (Richland)
5:00-6:00 || Corner Pantry — 7527 Garners Ferry Rd, Columbia SC (Richland)

Care-A-Van is a true mobile vaccine service designed to provide pet owners with convenient access to low-cost vaccines and products to keep their dogs and cats healthy. We offer Rabies, DHPP, FVRCP, Bordetella, Influenza and Feline Leukemia vaccines. We also provide heartworm testing, FeLV/FIV combo tests and microchipping. 
(803) 465-9150. Visit https://pawmettolifeline.org/events/
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Sunday, February  9th         All Day am-pm 
Visit City of Myrtle Beach Beaches & Barc Park 

Myrtle Beach 1200 North Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

There are a few rules you should be aware of in regard to having your dog on the beach.
The City of Myrtle Beach --
From the day after Labor Day to April 30 each year, dogs are allowed on the beach at any time of day. (Note: At all times, dogs must be on a leash seven feet or shorter, and you must pick up and properly dispose of droppings.) From May 1 through Labor Day, dogs are allowed on the beach only before 10:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m

Our free "Barc Parc" playgrounds are complete with drinking fountains and fenced-in areas for dogs to run, with separate areas for large and small dogs. They are the only areas in the city limits of Myrtle Beach where there is no leash law, and your dog can run free.

Barc Parc South - Located at 676 Mallard Lake Drive at the Market Common (former Air Force Base), where you'll find a beautiful pond on 14 acres of space just for dogs!

Barc Parc North - Located at 5000 Claire Chapin Epps Drive, off of 62nd Ave. just west of U.S. 17 Bypass, beside the new YMCA. Dogs can run and play on 3.3 acres and has Big Dog and Little Dog areas.      https://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/
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Sunday, February 9th           10:00 am- til 
Columbia Veg Meet Up at
Good Life Cafe Brunch Buffet- for the Animals!

Good Life Cafe  1614 Main Street ·  Columbia, SC  29201 (803) 726-2310

Join us for a delicious brunch buffet AND benefit the animals at Cotton Branch Animal Sanctuary at the same time! Good Life Cafe will generously be donating 20% of their brunch sales to Cotton Branch Farm Sanctuary. https://www.meetup.com/ColumbiaVeg/

10:00 am - 1:00 pm General Seating and Buffet hours 10:15 am - Meetup Group Seating
The cost of the buffet is $13.95.Looking forward to seeing you all out at Good Life Cafe!
https://www.meetup.com/ColumbiaVeg/events/zhwbspyxlbqb/
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Sunday, February 9th         12:00 noon - 5:00 pm 
Grand Strand Humane Society Adoptions

Grand Strand 3241 Mr. Joe White Ave, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

 Grand Strand Humane Society is happy to announce extended hours of operation. The shelter is now open 7 days a week with our new business hours outlined below. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm until 5 pm Thursday & Friday from 12 pm until 7 pm
  Loving adoptables http://www.grandstrandhumanesociety.com/available-pets-3/                                                 
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Sunday, February 9th       Ongoing
NetPets.Org's Military Pets Foster Project

A Nationwide & Global network of Individual Foster Homes that will house, nurture and care for the dogs, cats, birds, horses and all other pets for all the Military personnel only.  For more info, https://www.netpets.org/netp/foster.php
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February and  Ongoing Year Round 
..Pilots-N-Paws...Saving the Lives of Innocent Animals
~Flying Pets to Forever Homes & Freedom~

Pilots-N-Paws    4651 Howe Rd.         Landrum, SC  29356

Contact Debi Boies. If you would like to rescue transport help from a volunteer pilot, PLEASE USE THE “JOIN OUR GROUP”  link on the homepage of our website./ of our website.       Rescues:      http://pilotsnpaws.org/join-our-group/rescues/

The informations and instructions are listed in the registration process.  Note: Emailing Transport Requestst to us on our contact page will not result in a transport being posted. 
We are available to answer questions at above address.THANK YOU.
Visit facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pilotsnpawsfanpage

Pilots & Rescues ----pls visit page to see how to become involved. 
Pilots:  http://pilotsnpaws.org/join-our-group/pilots/
                                   Rescues:      http://pilotsnpaws.org/join-our-group/rescues/
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Monday, February 10th            7:30 am drop off
Hilton Head
The Spay/Neuter Alliance & Clinic (SNAC)
Low-cost spays and neutein  the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire

SNAC  21 Getsinger Street         Ridgeland, SC 29936

Spay/neuter procedures are done Monday through Thursday. After check-in, animals are examined and administered medication to prepare them for surgery. After the procedure, pets are kept overnight for observation and released the next day after a checkup exam.  For drop-off and pickup times, please see below. To locate your nearest drop-off point, please call SNAC at 843.645.2500. Spay/neuter procedures are done Monday through Thursday. info@snac1.com   (843) 645.2500 
Website is https://www.facebook.com/pages/SNAC-SpayNeuter-Alliance-Clinic/86524546841
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Monday, February 10th         See website calendar for times
Humane Society of SC 'Fido Fixers

The Humane Society     121 Humane Lane     Columbia, SC 29209    Phone 803.783.1267

We’ll be offering spay/neuter surgeries and vaccinations at our everyday low prices.* There will be an additional charge of $5.00 per surgery to help off set the cost of transportation and fuel. Call us for more information or to schedule your pet’s surgery. 803-783-1267.   Website is http://www.humanesc.org/         

The Humane Society strives to achieve its mission every day by: Educating the public on the humane treatment of animals, Investigating complaints and working to resolve instances of animal abuse and neglect, and operating a low cost spay/neuter clinic to help reduce the number of unwanted animals.  Email  wbrennessel@humanesc.org
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Monday, February 10th                     12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spartanburg Humane Society Adoptions & Low Cost Clinic 

Spartanburg Humane Society     150 Dexter Road      Spartanburg, SC 29303     phone: 864-583-4805

The Spartanburg Humane Society will be holding weekly vaccine clinics on Monday from 4:00 pm to 6:00pm  Pet owners can bring their dog (on a leash) or cat (in a carrier) to receive rabies, parvo/distemper, bordetella, feline distemper, and/or microchip identification. No appointments are necessary. First come, first served.
Permanent Microchip ID............................$15.00

Note: Do you have extra time on your hands?  Find out some of the many ways you can get involved to help animals through our  volunteer program.
https://spartanburghumane.org/clinic/
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Monday, February 10th                        All Day Everyday All Week
Richland Library & Area Columbia Branches
Celebrate SC Week for the Animals
-An official SC Week for the Animals event-

Richland -Main-Library 1431 Assembly St       Columbia, SC 29201

The  Richland  County Public Library will be celebrating  SC Week for the Animals all week long with a wonderful varied animal book display.  Thanks to the library’s Heather McCue, who has been wonderful to work with for this special week. Find information and resources online at www.myRCPL.com
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Monday, February 10th                10:00 am-5:00 pm 
Monday through Friday, 10 am. until 5 pm
Newberry Animal Shelter Adoptions 

Newberry Animal Control Shelter 
11494 SC Highway 34Newberry, South Carolina 29108   Phone  (803)321-2185

All dogs and puppies are $85. This fee includes the spay or neuter, DHPP, Rabies, and Kennel Cough vaccination, heartworm test in adult dogs, deworming for hookworms, whipworms, roundworms, and tapeworms, and microchipping and registration with a Home Again microchip. All cats and kittens are $65, and this fee includes the spay or neuter, feline leukemia test, RCP-Felv vaccination, and deworming for hookworms, whipworms, roundworms, and tapeworms. Come out and adopt one our sweet adoptables. We have loving pets for adoption. 
http://www.newberrycounty.net/departments/animal-control/adoptions
FB
 https://www.facebook.com/Newberry-County-Animal-Shelter-289999222430/
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                                      Monday, February 10th     and  Ongoing-
Serenity Farms for Horses

Serenity Farms  10 Central Ave       Summerville, South Carolina 29483

Call (843) 296-1326. New sanctuary offering training, boarding, grooming. pet taxi  and rides.  Beautiful new farm under leadership of Edie. Visit facebook page.   https://www.facebook.com/pages/Serenity-Pastures/340493632744543
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        Monday, February 10th  and Ongoing
South Carolina Animal Shelters
Adopt, Donate, Volunteer!

Petfinder
http://www.petfinder.com/awo/index.cgi?action=state&state=SC&limit=100

Animal Shelter.org
http://www.animalshelter.org/shelters/South_Carolina.asp

Rescue Organizations
http://www.sciway.net/org/upstate-sc-animal-rescue.html

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Monday, February 10th              Call to schedule  times
Palmetto Animal-Assisted Services
PAALS  PO  Box 25679         Columbia, SC 29224       803-788-7063

See all the services they offer with their amazing therapy dogs! READ dogs, Prison Pals, Patriot program.  http://paals.org/paals-services    
Visit facebook  https://www.facebook.com/PalmettoAnimalAssistedLifeServices.PAALS
PAALS http://www.paals.org/             EMAIL:   info@paals.org
Just some of the MANY wonderful services they provide. 
1. Service Dogs for Mobility Challenges: 
2. Service Dogs for Autism:         3. Service Dogs for Facilities: 4. Skilled Home Companions:     5. Service Dogs for PTSD or Traumatic Stress Disorder.

STUDENTS! Sign up with our after school program training dogs!    https://paals.org/after-school-paals/
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Monday, February 10th      7:30 am-4:00 pm
Cherokee Animal Shelter Adoptions 

Cherokee Animal Shelter 312 E Frederick St, Gaffney, SC 29340  864.487.8529

If you are interested in adopting a pet and saving a life , visit   https://www.facebook.com/CherokeeCountyAnimalShelterSC/

If you have questions about adopting a loving pet, call  : 864.487.0161
https://cherokeecountysc.gov/government-services/animal-control
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Monday, February 10th           10:00 am-5:00 pm
Lancaster County Animal Shelter Adoption Day 

Lancaster Animal Shelter 118 Kennel Lane  Lancaster, SC 29720 
803-286-8103 

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Before animals leave the shelter for adoption, they are spayed or neutered given booster shots, a rabies shot, de-wormed and micro-chipped. Adoption fee’s cover the these services. Alan Williams, Shelter Mgr.

Lancaster County is building a new $3 Million animal shelter on Pageland Hwy (Route 9), near the Public Works Department in Lancaster. The 11,000 square foot facility will be larger than the current shelter. Its size will provide more holding capacity, and a bright, clean environment for staff and volunteers. We hope this new facility attracts more people to come visit the animals, and to come volunteer and be a part of the animal shelter to help save even more animals!  Visit  https://www.mylancastersc.org/index.asp?SEC=CF692BC9-FD2A-461F-AEEF-49689FDCB3E3&Type=B_BASIC
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                      Monday, February 10th    6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 
Wine & Design: Valentine's Day Couples Painting

Charleston Harbor   100 Aquarium Wharf     Charleston, SC 29401

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special someone by painting two canvases to make one beautiful piece of art. Join us for Wine & Design at the Aquarium on Monday, February 10 from 6–8 p.m. Wine and cheese provided.   Member Couple $55 / Non-Member Couple $65. Call (843) 577-3474 to register.  http://scaquarium.org/calendar
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Tuesday, February 11th          6:00 am-10:00 pm ​
Donation Drive, Animal Lovers of Edisto Canine Rescue


Edisto Bilo   104 Jungle Rd.    Edisto Island, SC 29438     (843) 869-3869

During the month of February, Edisto Bilo is collecting funds, cat and dog food, toys and treats for Animal Lovers of Edisto Canine Rescue for the cats and dogs of Edisto. Call (843) 869-3869 for more info or an adopting.  https://www.animalloversofedisto.com/

Animal Lovers of Edisto Canine Rescue's mission is to provide shelter, food, veterinary care (all of our rescue dogs are vetted and either spayed or neutered), and love until our rescues are healthy and socialized enough to be adopted.  Edisto's only nonprofit, no-kill canine rescue, we are devoted to helping stray and found dogs on Edisto Island and in nearby communities. https://www.facebook.com/AnimalLoversofEdisto/
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                     Tuesday, February 11th     12:00 noon-6:30 pm 
Laurens County Humane Society Adoptions 

Laurens County Humane Society    793 Poplar St  Clinton, SC 29325   (864) 833-9060

The Laurens County Humane Society has as its mission to improve conditions for animals and to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Laurens County by assisting in pet adoption, ownership, and care. See our loving adoptables.   https://www.petfinder.com/pet-search?shelter_id=SC160

Please support our T-Shirt fundraiser! You can choose a short sleeve, long sleeve or hooded sweat shirt! Your purchase will help save more lives in Laurens County! Thank you!  http://www.laurenshumane.org/
FB https://www.facebook.com/LaurensHumaneSociety/
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Tuesday, February 11th               Visiting hrs 8:00 am-1:00 pm
Equine Rescue Of Aiken 
'Saratoga War Horse Program'

Equine Rescue Of Aiken     532 Glenwood Drive    Aiken, SC 29803  
(803) 643-1850

They were Soldiers in the US Military. They gave their all to protect us. Now Equine Rescue of Aiken is giving back so they are not forgotten. The special Saratoga WarHorse program helps to rebuild them one by one with the help of our horses and facilities. For those struggling with PTSD, This confidential, peer-to-peer and equine-based program is free to qualifying veterans.  

Saratoga WarHorse pairs Veterans with off the track Thoroughbreds, provided by Aiken Equine Rescue to use in their Program, for a life altering experience. The focus is communicating in the horses' own language, creating a trusting relationship with the horse and emotionally empowering the Veteran. The Aiken Community in all walks of life, including the Horse Community, welcome these Veterans into Aiken and thank them for their service. - See more at:  http://aikenequinerescue.org/

We were race horses, show horses, event horses, trail horses, draft horses, polo ponies, saddlebreds, barrel racers, broodmares, foals, donkeys, mini horses and "backyard pets". When we were no longer useful, we were abused, abandoned, neglected, unwanted, unloved. Many of us were destined for slaughter. We live on a beautiful 80 acre farm in board fenced paddocks with shelters. Farm. Equine Rescue Of Aiken is a 501(c) (3) Non-Profit org .Hours are Tuesday - Saturday 8 am - 1pm Sunday and Monday by Advanced Appointment Phone (803) 643-1850  http://aikenequinerescue.org/​   https://www.facebook.com/AikenEquineRescue
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Tuesday, February 11th      5:00 pm-6:30 pm
No Kill Greenville County Vaccination Clinic

Shelter/Clinic 328 Furman Hall Road  Greenville, SC 29609

Come on out to our low-cost vaccination clinic every Tuesday evening from 5pm-6:30pm. Clients and their pets are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. We offer basic vaccinations and preventative care. For more information, call 864-467-SPAY.

Everyday---All Animal Care adoptions are only  $35.
https://www.greenvillecounty.org/ACS/Adopt.aspx
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Wednesday, February 12th              Ongoing 
SC Therapy Dogs Group 
Fix it Fido & BARK Reading program

SC Dogs Therapy Group, Inc. PO Box 12345 Sandy Springs, SC 29677

Fix It Fido – an anti-bullying program for elementary school. Presently Fix-It-Fido is being presented in elementary schools in Townville, Pendleton and Seneca.

BARK – Book and Reading Kids – This is a wonderful hands on program that works with children with reading difficulties. This program allows children to read books to animals in a non-judgmental setting. It is designed to help improve basic reading skills such as, fluency, word recognition, cognition as well as building confidence.  Phone  864-287-1919. Email: info@scdogs.org    Website http://www.scdogs.org/

SCDogs Therapy Group, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with over 40 human volunteers and their wide variety of pets. Our animals include rabbits and cats, as well as dogs. Volunteer teams participate in animal-assisted activities (meet and greet activities), animal-assisted education (speaking to schools, community organizations), and many community events such as fairs and parades. Animal-assisted therapy, such as, goal-directed therapeutic interventions, is another area our teams participate in.  We have a waiting list of facilities requesting our services and we need you to help us meet that growing need.
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Wednesday, February 12th               7:30 am-9:30 am​
Birding at Pinckney Island

Meets at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge.    Bluffton, SC 29926
912-652-4415

Tour participants will be guided through a walking tour of Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge by an experienced bird watcher. With a combination of natural habitats including Salt Marsh, Maritime Forest and open fields, the site allows participants to see many different species of birds. Depending on the season, diverse birds can be spotted: Summer Tanager, Eastern Kingbird, Painted Bunting, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Egrets, Herons and many, many others.

Wednesdays at 7:30-9:30am (Except in January and July). $12 per person (ages 12+) / No children under the age of 12 please. Meets at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge.
Suggest good walking shoes and your own binoculars. Reservations required: call 843-689-6767 ext. 223 or register online.
https://www.coastaldiscovery.org/home/discover-and-learn/walkstalkstours/#2352​
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Wednesday, February 12th     11:00 am- 5:00  pm
AIKEN County Animal Shelter Adoptions
*Adopt Your Next Valentine*

Aiken Shelter 333 Wire Road  Aiken, SC 29801 Phone: 803-642-1537 

The Friends of the Animal Shelter – Aiken County (FOTAS) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), volunteer organization created in 2009 to supplement the resources of the Aiken County Animal Shelter in the care of approximately 4800 homeless and abandoned animals consigned to its care each year. FOTAS is wholly funded by private donations. 

The mission of FOTAS is to support the Aiken County Animal Shelter by promoting animal welfare, responsible pet ownership, and the elimination of euthanasia of all adoptable animals.
803-514-4313

See loving adoptables. https://www.fotasaiken.org/adopt/animal-shelter-pets/
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Wednesday, February 12th       6:00 pm-7:30 pm 
Build-a-Bowl, February Vegan Potluck Theme
Lourie Center SC 1650 Park Cir (Maxcy Gregg Park), Columbia, SC 29201

Join us for a community vegan potluck! This month's theme is "BUILD-A-BOWL" or plate, or salad, etc. Just one (or a few) ingredients! Signup Link is here: https://www.PerfectPotluck.com/NVEK2417

All are welcome -- vegans, vegetarians, pescetarians, veg curious folks, flexitarians, and children, too! Just please make sure the food you bring is vegan.*

If you are feeling intimidated by the thought of having to prepare something (or if you simply run short on time), feel free to pick up something from a grocer's hot or cold bar. You can message the organizers for suggestions!  https://www.facebook.com/events/226216598398553/
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Thursday, February 13th (for 3 days)        8:30 am-5:00 pm 
Columbia Animal Services Valentine’s Day Promo!

Shelter 127 Humane Lane Columbia, SC 29209   803-776-7387.

Columbia Animal Services will be having reduced adoption rates to celebrate Valentine’s Day.        All dogs and cats will be $14 February 13, 14, and 15

Come on down to  127 Humane Lane.

Since all animals available for adoption are already processed (spayed/neutered, wormed, vaccinated, micro-chipped, etc.), it only takes a few minutes to fill out paperwork before you will be ready to bring your new pet home.  See some of our pets.    https://www.petfinder.com/search/pets-for-adoption/?shelter_id%5B0%5D=SC183&sort%5B0%5D=recently_added

Like our FB page. https://www.facebook.com/Columbia-Animal-Services-147113838684835/

The Adoption Ambassadors program empowers those who foster animals to become adoption counselors on behalf of Columbia Animal Services. Ambassadors take home dogs or cats available for adoption and pledge to help those animals find safe and loving homes through word of mouth, social media posts & emails to friends & family, or by hitting the streets with their foster pets. Ambassadors process adoptions themselves, returning adoption applications to Columbia Animal Services.If you would like to be an Adoption Ambassador, please contact us!
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Thursday, February 13th      10:00 am -3:00 pm
Horry County Animal Care Adoptions
Adoption fees waived for Valentine's Day!

Carolina Forest Recreation Center 2254 Carolina Forest Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

The Animal Care Center also holds low-cost spay/neuter clinics, which are open to all residents of Horry County. The cost for cats is $50 and dogs are $80 (discounted fees are available for residents receiving government assistance). Contact the HCACC for more information or to make an appointment.
https://www.horrycounty.org/Calendar-Events/ctl/ViewEvent/mid/2301/OccuranceId/5989

To help homeless animals find loving homes, the HCACC offers discounted adoptions the first Friday and Saturday of each month. 
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Saturday, February 13th      6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Beginner’s Beekeeping Class – Wateree Beekeepers Association
Wateree Beekeepers Association, 634 DeKalb Street Camden, SC 29020


The South Carolina Beekeepers Association is a private non-profit organization dedicated to education and advocacy ensuring that South Carolina beekeepers have the information and tools they need to meet the challenges of modern beekeeping. 

There are several steps to become a successful beekeeper. One is contact your local beekeeping club. Make that contact to see when a beginner bee class will begin and begin attending monthly meetings.   South Carolina Beekeepers Association.   https://scstatebeekeepers.com/new-beekeepers/
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        Thursday, February 13th                9:00 am-5:00 pm
York County Animal Services Adoption Day

York County Animal Control     713 Justice Blvd      York, SC 29745
 (803) 628-3190

The mission of the York County Public Works is to provide quality services that improve and enhance the safety, cleanliness, health, and quality of life in our community.

Adopting a friend : 
Adopting a pet at the York County Animal Control is easy to do. There are usually many cats and dogs to choose from, as well as puppies and kittens that need a good home.Dogs and cats can be adopted daily Monday through Saturday. The adoption fee is $77. Your fee is used to help pay for spaying or neutering and medical care of the animal.
Come Visit Us!The Animal Shelter is located off Highway 5 near the York County Moss Justice Center, one mile east of York. Visiting hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.   Phone: (803) 628-3190. 
See beautiful adoptables
http://www.petfinder.com/pet-search?shelterid=SC111
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Thursday, February 13th       Schedule your time          
South Carolina Search and Rescue Dog Association
Community Education

SCSARDA      3720 Boiling Springs Rd Suite F-264   Spartanburg, SC 29316

The South Carolina Search and Rescue Dog Association will come to your school, scout troop, church, or other community organization for an educational demonstration of our SAR K9 teams and talk with your group about how to avoid getting lost and what to do if you become lost. To request a demonstration, e-mail us at info@scsarda.org

The South Carolina Search and Rescue Dog Association (SCSARDA) is a team of professionals who dedicate their time and resources to search for lost and missing persons using specially trained search K-9s.

SCSARDA is a non-profit organization dedicated to finding lost persons in cooperation with local agencies. Our membership is comprised of non-paid professionals who believe in family values, and who maintain high standards of excellence with on-going training and community relations. SCSARDA has canines trained in trailing, area search, cadaver and water cadaver. Website is http://scsarda.org/
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Thursday, February 13th        10:00 pm -5:00 pm
The Oconee Humane Society Adoptions 

Oconee Humane Society  1925 Sandifer Blvd  Seneca, SC  29676   (864) 944-2151

 Our goal is to assist with controlling pet overpopulation in Oconee County by encouraging the purchase of spay and neuter certificates and contributing to be an advocate for the humane treatment of animals..Also, come see us and find your new furry family member! Pets Available for adoption. http://www.oconeehumane.org/
https://www.facebook.com/oconeehumanesociety/
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Thursday, February 13th        5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Aiken County Animal Shelter --Shelter Pet Speed Dating

Aiken County Animal Shelter    333 Wire Rd    Aiken, SC 29801  803-514-4313

Join us for an evening of fun, refreshments & furry speed dates! Find your Valentine! ♥
iken County Animal Shelter supplemented by FOTAS has saved 23,970 dogs and cats it received from 2013 through 2019.  See loving adoptables.  https://www.fotasaiken.org/
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Friday, February 14th                   Call to Schedule time 
Spartanburg Humane Society Adoptions 
The lowest clinic & spay neuter surgery prices in SC Upstate! 

Spartanburg Humane Society 150 Dexter Rd   Spartanburg, SC 29303 
(864) 583-4805 ex 115
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Regular low prices for pet owners in the upstate:Dog Spay $55 Cat Spay $40 Dog Neuter $50 Cat Neuter $25 Rabbit Spay $65 Rabbit Neuter $60 Call (864) 583-4805 ext. 115 or email us to schedule surgery today! If you have scheduled surgery, please download the surgery consent form on website. https://www.spartanburghumane.org/
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Thursday, February 14th       12:00 noon-7:00 pm 
Darlington County Humane Society Adoptions-
Open Late on Thursdays!

Darlington HS 1705 Harry Byrd Hwy, Darlington, SC 29532 (843) 398-4402

We get many, many pets each week. Please come and meet your new best friend. Not all our animals are on petfinder so stop in.  Visit https://darlingtonhumane.org/animals-available-for-adoption/

The shelter is located at the end of Animal Control Boulevard* off of Highway 151 / Harry Bird Highway, approximately 1 mile west of the racetrack; turn by the blue water tower.
*Soon to be Adoption Way. Monday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday ClosedThursday12:00 pm - 7:00 pmFriday12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 3:00 pm.  Sunday Closed
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​Thursday, February 13th       Ongoing
Humane Society Of South Carolina Cruelty Program 

The Humane Society of SC 121 Humane Lane Columbia, SC 29209   

The Humane Society Of SC is committed to investigating and resolving instances of animal cruelty and neglect. Animal cruelty encompasses a range of behaviors harmful to animals from neglect to malicious killing. Most cruelty cases looked into by our Cruelty Investigator, Eddie O’Cain, is unintentional neglect that can be resolved through education.

Intentional cruelty or abuse is knowingly depriving an animal of food, water, shelter, or veterinary care or maliciously torturing, maiming, mutilating or killing an animal.. If you know or suspect that an animal is being neglected or abused, report your information by calling Eddie O’Cain, Cruelty Investigator, at 803.783.1267 x11 or by email at eocain@humanesc.org
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Friday, February 14th          8:00 am -5:00 pm
Hope Remains Ranch, Gentle Horses 

Hope Remains Ranch   1771 John Dodd Road      Wellford, SC 29385


Hope Remains’ purpose is to glorify God by changing the world one child, one adult and one family at a time through the power of Christ and the help of our gentle horses. 

Hope Remains Ranch is in need of volunteers just like you!We have many area that you can volunteer and invest your time and gifts.

Are you looking for a fun and unique environment to host your next special event? Hope Remains offers several event packages that are sure to meet your needs. Please review our available packages and contact us to make arrangements.
  https://hoperemains.org/about/core-values/
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Friday, February 14th             10:00 am-5:00 pm 
 Oconee County Humane Society

Oconee Humane     1925 Sandifer Blvd.   Seneca, SC 29678 (864) 882-4719

-Become involved! -Volunteer  -Humane Education          -Spay/Neuter ( Income based and Low costs programs)
-Senior for Senior pet adoptions       -Pets for Vets adoptions
-Providing pet food for local food banks and senior programs

Come adopt and voisit us!  Monday-Friday 10:00-5:00 and Saturday 10:00-2:00 pm 

Coming soon....details of the Friday, Valentine's Day party!  Visit to see sweet &  loving adoptables.   http://www.oconeehumane.org/dogs-for-adoption.php
http://www.oconeehumane.org/cats-for-adoption.php
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Friday, February 14th          10:00 am –      6:00 pm
thru February 16th   
Southeastern Wildlife Exposition
 The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place 211 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401 Phone: (843) 723-1748

SEWE is a three-day showcase of everything we love about wildlife and nature. It brings together people of all ages, men and women, sportsmen and conservationists, artists and artisans, fans and families. Through an incredible lineup of events – from fine art exhibits, conservation education, sporting demonstrations and parties, SEWE invites us all to explore our “wild” side and pay tribute to our naturally beautiful world. 

SEWE is a three-day showcase of everything we love about wildlife and nature. It brings together people of all ages, men and women, sportsmen and conservationists, artists and artisans, fans and families. Through an incredible lineup of events – from fine art exhibits, conservation education, sporting demonstrations and parties, SEWE invites us all to explore our “wild” side and pay tribute to our naturally beautiful world.

Throughout the weekend, be sure to catch these exciting events and more:

Gallery in Charleston Place, DockDogs in Brittlebank Park,Birds of Prey Flight demos in Marion Square. Busch Wildlife Sanctuary shows in the Gaillard Center
The Orianne Society presentations in Marion Square, Jack Hanna presentations in the Gaillard Center. Ticket and the full schedule for SEWE 2020 will be available here: http://sewe.com/events. *Events added daily! 
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Friday, February 14th    10:00 am 
(10 am - 6 pm Friday and Saturday 10 am - 5 pm Sunday)
Carolina Coonhound at the Southeastern Wildlife Expo 

Marion Square- 329 Meeting St, Downtown Charleston, SC 29403

This is a huge event that CCR is proud to be a part of for the 9th straight year! We will have hounds available for adoption and plenty of houndy Merch available for purchase. This is a great, 3 day event, so come out and see us! There's plenty to do for the whole family! Entry is free for Marion Square and no passes are needed. For more info on the event, click HERE.  Going through  Sunday, February 16th.    (SEWE)    https://www.carolinacoonhoundrescue.com/events.html
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Friday, February 14th      11:00 am - 3:00 pm
SEWE with The Black Dog Adoption Day

The Black Dog  102 N. Market Street Charleston, SC 29401 

Be sure to come by The Black Dog store on Market Street to meet some of our amazing dogs that are available for adoption. This adoption event is taking place on Valentine’s Day, so bring your sweetheart! The Black Dog has a long legacy dating back to 1971. Come visit, you’ll love it here. Charleston Animal Society is so thankful for Black Dog’s support!
https://www.charlestonanimalsociety.org/event/black-dog-adoption-celebration/
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Friday, February 14th  11:00 am – 3:00 pm 
Grand Strand Humane Society Lunch of Love - 

Mellow Mushroom  1571 21st Ave N,  Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

This year's Lunch of Love at Mellow Mushroom will be the best one yet!! GSHS is participating at BOTH the Myrtle Beach and Murrells Inlet location with great raffle and silent auction prizes, our famous puppy kissing booth and of course DELICIOUS Mellow Mushroom food!!! ♥  https://www.facebook.com/events/184923095933565/

THIS YEAR WE ARE OFFERING FREE DELIVERY IN BOTH THE MYRTLE BEACH AND MURRELLS INLET AREAS!!! 
Email grandstrandhumanesociety@gmail.com for more info!!!
$10 for lunch - 50% of proceeds benefit GSHS!!  See loving adoptables.  https://www.grandstrandhumanesociety.com/adopt/
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                     Friday, February 14th       3:00 pm-6:00 pm 
SEWE with Yeti, Charleston Humane Society 

Yeti   360 King Street   Charleston, SC 29401 
Join us for an amazing SEWE with our friends at Yeti! It’s always a good time with the doggies at Yeti. If you haven’t been to Yeti’s new store yet, you’re missing out and need to come visit us today! We’ll have dogs available for adoption….does it get any better than that?!?!?!     https://www.charlestonanimalsociety.org/event/sewe-with-yeti/
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Saturday, February 15th     & Everyday         8:00 am- ALL Day
     South Carolina Animal Shelters
Adopt, Donate, Volunteer!

Petfinder
http://www.petfinder.com/awo/index.cgi?action=state&state=SC&limit=100

Animal Shelter.org
http://www.animalshelter.org/shelters/South_Carolina.asp

Rescue Organizations
http://www.sciway.net/org/upstate-sc-animal-rescue.html
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Saturday, February 15th (& Sunday 16th)    9:00 am-4:00 pm 
26th Annual SC Horse Expo at T. Ed Garrison Arena

Arena    1101 W Queen St         Pendleton, SC 29670

 2 Fun Filled Days of Equine Activities!  On Feb 15 & 16, the SCHC Horse Expo will provide a valuable experience for horse enthusiasts throughout the southeast. Each activity offers an exceptional opportunity to learn, shop, network, and be entertained. Food Concessions available at the arena.   
Vendors       Fun and Interactive Youth Corral      Tack & Merchandise
Trailer          Euipment,         Feed Suppliers        Rescues       Land & Pasture Management
Nutritional Supply Companies      Novelties        Many more

See teh schedule of events at https://www.schorsemenscouncil.org/2020-expo.html
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Saturday, February 15th      9:00 am-4:00 pm 
Columbia Animal Shelter Adoption Day

Columbia Animal Control Shelter     127 Humane Lane   Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 776-PETS (7387) 

Since all animals available for adoption are already processed (spayed/neutered, wormed, vaccinated, micro-chipped, etc.), it only takes a few minutes to fill out paperwork before you will be ready to bring your new pet home.   https://www.columbiasc.net/animal-services/adoption

Please like our Facebook page, and check it regularly for special adoption promotions.
https://www.facebook.com/Columbia-Animal-Services-147113838684835/

Like our facebook page and check for regular promotions. Also please check out how to be a volunteer or an adoption ambassador. So many ways for you to help the shelter pets!
  https://www.petfinder.com/search/pets-for-adoption/?shelter_id%5B0%5D=SC183&sort%5B0%5D=recently_added
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Saturday, February 15th   9:00 am-3:00 pm 
Lexington Animal Shelter Adoptions

Lexington Animal Shelter 321 Ball Park Rd. Lexington, SC   29072
803-785-8149
Since all animals available for adoption are already processed (spayed/neutered, wormed, vaccinated, micro-chipped, etc.), it only takes a few minutes to fill out paperwork before you will be ready to bring your new pet home. 
http://www.lex-co.sc.gov/departments/DeptAH/Pages/AnimalServices.aspx

Roy Mefford, Animal Services Director/Chief is a wonderful manager and is saving more lives with his innovative promotions and community outreach. 

Check for regular promotions. Also please check out how to be a volunteer . So many ways for you to help the shelter pets!  Lexington County Animal Services.
Adoptable Friends for looking for their forever home. 
http://www.lex-co.sc.gov/departments/DeptAH/Pages/Adoptions.aspx
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Saturday, February 15th   9:00 am-1:45 pm
York County Animal Control  Adoption Day

York County Animal Control 713 Justice Blvd    York, SC 29745
 (803) 628-3190

The mission of the York County Public Works is to provide quality services that improve and enhance the safety, cleanliness, health, and quality of life in our community.

Adopting a pet at the York County Animal Control is easy to do. There are usually many cats and dogs to choose from, as well as puppies and kittens that need a good home.Dogs and cats can be adopted daily Monday through Saturday. 
Come Visit Us!The Animal Shelter is located off Highway 5 near the York County Moss Justice Center, one mile east of York. Visiting hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Phone: (803) 628-3190. 
​See some of the beautiful adoptables.
http://www.petfinder.com/pet-search?shelterid=SC111
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Saturday, February 15th     9:30 am-til 
The H.O.P.E. Lope 5k Trail Run/Walk Fundraiser

Mullet Hall/Johns Island County Park 2662 Mullet Hall Rd, Johns Island, SC 29455      Phone: (843) 762-9965

Run or walk The H.O.P.E. Lope 5k Trail Run/Walk Fundraiser, our first family friendly trail run fundraiser at beautiful Mullet Hall, Johns Island County Park! All proceeds from the race will benefit the horses of H.O.P.E. Acres Rescue.

This is a fun run; runners and walkers of all ages are encouraged to participate! Pooches are welcome, but keep your hoofed friends at home, please, that's cheating. After the race, stay for lunch—food trucks will be on site for lunch purchase.  http://www.hopeacresrescue.org/
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​                ​Saturday, February 15th       9:30 am -11:30 pm
Nature Discovery Walk Congaree Nat'l Park 

Harry Hampton Visitor Center 100 National Park Rd   Hopkins, SC 29061  (803) 776-4396 

Join a park volunteer naturalist on a guided boardwalk walk to explore the forest, looking and listening for animals, see large old-growth, and learn about the dynamic floodplain that is Congaree National Park.

The primary significance of Congaree National Park is demonstrated through its unique bottomland hardwood forest communities, the overall height of the forest canopy and associated number of national and state champion trees, as well as the presence of a well-preserved, biologically diverse, and dynamic river floodplain ecosystem.
https://www.nps.gov/cong/planyourvisit/events.htm
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Saturday, February 15th             10:00 am-5:30 pm
 Freedom Fences -Freedom Farm (Helping Chained Dogs)
Volunteer to help build fences.

Freedom Fences is a small non-profit that is concerned with the well-being of dogs. We provide fencing for dogs living chained 24/7 in our community (anderson, Oconee, Pickens counties) that have been spayed or neutered. Owners must provide proof of financial hardship. We also operate a small rescue building called The Wag Shack located at the Freedom Farm where we house dogs awaiting transport up north to one of our approved rescues. Together we can make a difference. Pls visit our FB and learn how to help https://www.facebook.com/FreedomFences/
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Saturday, February 15th           11:00 am - 3:00 pm
 Operation Care Adoptions Day 
PetSmart  1110 Hospitality Dr, Rock Hill, SC 29730 (803) 817-6610

Operation C.A.R.E. (Carolina Animal Rescue Effort) is a Rock Hill, SC non-profit, no kill, 501c3 all volunteer animal welfare organization saving animals in the Carolinas since 1990. Our rescue focuses primarily on the rescue of animals from area high kill shelters. Occasionally, we do attempt to help good Samaritans in the community who have found homeless or abandoned animals who are destined for shelters. https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/sc/rock-hill/operation-care-sc80/

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Saturday, February 15th             11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spartanburg Humane Society Adoption Day 

The Spartanburg Humane Society 150 Dexter Rd      Spartanburg, SC   29303

Please drop in to learn more about the many programs we offer and meet some of our amazing animals available for adoption! We have dogs, cats, rabbits, gerbils and guinea pigs who are all looking to meet new people.  Who: Open to the public

As always, you will be able to meet the many animals we have looking for their forever homes. You may even want to spend some time reading to the dogs!  (864) 583-4805
Visit www.spartanburghumane.org/     We hope to see you at this special event!
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Saturday, February 15th     11:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Greyhound Pets of America Charleston Meet n Greet

Summerville Pet Supplies Plus M&G 9500 Dorchester Rd #350, Summerville, SC 29485 (843) 873-7611

The Greyhound Pets of America Charleston Chapter is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to finding caring, permanent homes for retired racing greyhounds, and to providing support and guidance for the adopted dogs and their families.

Our mission is to connect the retired racer with the most appropriate family. We endeavor to educate the public of the plight of these wonderful dogs and demonstrate what loving companions they make. Our philosophy is to work closely with the racing industry to ensure the dogs with the highest degree of pet potential are placed for adoption. Our goal is to save as many greyhounds as we can, one at a time.Come out to our monthly meet & greet at the Summerville store! Remember this is an indoor event!  http://www.adoptcharlestongreys.org/adoption
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Saturday, February 15th     12:00 noon-6:00 pm 
Doc Williams SPCA Adoptions

Doc Williams Adopt Ctr 2673 South Live Oak Dr. Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Doc Williams Spay and Neuter Clinic 107 St. James Ave Goose Creek, SC 29445
Our mission -Contribute to the well being of our community's animals as means and need dictate.
-Cultivate in the people of our community an awareness of the animals whose world we share
-Instill respect for and appreciation of all living things.
-Act as an advocate for animals in the Legislative Process. Since 1991 the Doc Williams -----SPCA believes that animals, as living creatures, have value beyond economic
 measurement and are entitled to legal, moral and ethical consideration and protection.

Loving Adoptables http://docwilliamsspca.org/adoptable-pets
FB  https://www.facebook.com/DocWilliamsSPCA/
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Saturday, February 15th                   10:00 am-5:00 pm 
Charleston Animal Society Adoption Day  

Charleston Humane 2455 Remount Road North Charleston, SC 29406 

Since its founding, our mission has always stayed the same: The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. In 1874, Charleston Animal Society became the first animal organization in South Carolina and one of the first in the Nation and has never turned our local animals away.

Our Vision is one where all healthy and treatable animals are saved. It’s a vision where all people and animals are treated with respect and kindness. And it envisions a world where cruelty is not tolerated.
Dogs  https://www.charlestonanimalsociety.org/adopt-a-dog/
             Cats  https://www.charlestonanimalsociety.org/adopt-a-cat/
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 Saturday, February 15th    12:00 noon - 4:00 
Boykin Valentine Bash 2020

The Barrel Charleston, 1859 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC  29412, Folly Beach

Bring your Dog! See old friends and meet some new ones! There will be a silent auction benefiting BSR! $10 donation at the door. Bring your dog and celebrate the Boykin Spaniel, South Carolina's State Dog, while supporting the Boykin Spaniel Rescue.
Learn about the history of the breed from the Boykin Spaniel Society and the tireless efforts of all involved with Boykin Spaniel Rescue.Meet successfully adopted Boykins. More inf o coming.  https://www.boykinspanielrescue.org/upcoming-events.html
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Saturday, February 15th   12:00 noon -5:00 pm
 Dorchester Paws Adoptions  

Dorchester Paws 136 Four Paws Lane Summerville, SC 29483 843-871-3820

Dorchester Paws, formerly known as Frances R. Willis SPCA, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of animals in Dorchester County, South Carolina. Dorchester Paws is the only open-admission shelter in Dorchester County, serving towns including Rosinville, Ridgeville, Oakbrook, St. George, Summerville and Grover, SC. Partnering with Dorchester Code Enforcement, we take in every lost, abandoned and abused animal and provide them with food, shelter and medical attention until they find their forever home. https://dorchesterpaws.org/adopt/
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Saturday, February 15th          2:00 pm-3:00 pm 
South Carolina Aquarium Ambassador Animal Enrichment 
South Carolina Aquarium  - 100 Aquarium Wharf   Charleston, SC 29401

Join Aquarium staff in the Great Hall as they highlight our featured creature of the day and learn how changes to their environment help promote happy and healthy lives for all of our animals. http://scaquarium.org/calendar/

So many wonderful programs they offer. Breaking Down Plastic: South Carolina Aquarium Plastic Pollution Summit
Through education and action, we are working to reduce the negative impact of plastics on our environment. From holding beach sweeps on Folly Beach to hosting zero-waste special events, we set an example for waste sustainability. We’re part of a coalition to explore ways to minimize the use of single-use plastics in the Charleston metropolitan area.
http://scaquarium.org/conservation/
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Saturday, February 15th           3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Greyhound Crossroads Play Group - Greenville

Fairview Church on corner of Devenger and Meadow Wood just off Pelham Rd In Greenville SC (map)

Greyhound Playgroup open to all greyhounds. Adult greyhounds only please. All dogs must be muzzled. Please bring bags and clean up after your dogs. Water is provided by the church. Contact Joanne for more info joanne@greyhoundcrossroads.com

Things to consider when deciding to adopt a retired racing greyhound from Greyhound Crossroads.  http://www.greyhoundcrossroads.com/index.php?page=road-to-adoption
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             ​      Sunday, February 16th   Ongoing 
 Orangeburg Animal Rescue Coalition-

OARC  Call (803) 535-9600    Orangeburg, SC 29118

Second Chance of Orangeburg Animal Rescue Coalition believes the lives of homeless pets matter. We are working to build a coalition of animal rescues..

No treatable or healthy animal should die just because they are homeless. To build an army of compassion that will help eliminate the death of homeless dogs. Second Chance of Orangburg animal rescue coaltion believes the lives of homeless pets matter.

We are a rescue, our mission is to end the pain and suffering of homeless pets and work with others to become a NO KILL county state and Nation.
https://www.facebook.com/Second-Chance-of-Orangeburg-Animal-Rescue-Coalition-224117024394364/
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February and Ongoing -Scores of  Events !
Columbia Veg 
Columbia Veg is a community social & support group for vegans, vegetarians, and those exploring a veg lifestyle for ethical, environmental, spiritual and/or health reasons. Founded in 2010. 

Our events can include dinners at local veg-friendly restaurants, potlucks, raw food events, vegan outreach/tabling, local farm tours, hikes, movie nights, animal advocacy events (walks for animals, etc.) veg-themed book club meetings and other ideas members come up with.If you have an idea for an event, or would like to host a gathering, please email an organizer.   http://www.meetup.com/ColumbiaVeg/
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February 15th and Ongoing 
Pets Allowed on Huntington Beach

 Huntington Beach State Park
16148 Ocean Highway                        Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576

Huntington Beach State Park is a dog friendly park year round. Please keep in mind that all dogs must remain on a leash no longer than six feet at all times. Please clean up after your pet. Dogs are allowed on the south end of the beach. Dogs are prohibited in buildings, including Atalaya and on the north end of the beach. The north end extends from the beach access at the north parking lot to the jetty. Phone: (843) 237-4440        Website www.huntingtonbeachsc.org/
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Saturday, February 15th and Ongoing
Become a SC State Park Junior Ranger!

Edisto Beach State Park    8377 State Cabin Rd        Edisto Island, SC 29438 

The South Carolina State Parks' Junior Ranger program has its own website! You’ll learn lots of cool things about South Carolina and the great outdoors. From historic battlefields to the Hunting Island lighthouse, there’s always something fun to see and do in your state parks!
In the Junior Ranger Program you can do lots of neat things in the safety of your State Parks. As a Junior Ranger, you will have access to special programs and prizes. You even get a real Junior Ranger BADGE! With each level you complete, you will get different gifts and certificates. Over 20 parks are jr ranger parks!  **See website below.

As a Junior Ranger, you will be part of the team of South Carolina Parks making a difference every day. We’re excited to get started and can’t wait for you to come learn and play with us. So what do you say? Want to “COME OUT AND PLAY”?  Visit http://jrranger.southcarolinaparks.com/

**See a comprehensive list of all the JR Ranger Parks!   Phone #: (843) 869-2156
http://jrranger.southcarolinaparks.com/parks/
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 Saturday, February 15th  and Ongoing
    Lowcountry House Rabbit Society Hay 
Buy Hay, Help the Bunnies (Rabbits Love It!)

Lowcountry House Rabbit Society    PO Box 31405    Charleston, SC 29417 

We have lots of fresh, green timothy hay for sale! 20 lb bags for $25! Please contact us if you are interested. We do not have a storefront but have late afternoon and evening pickups available at a West Ashley residence. This hay is wonderful and smells great. The rabbits love it! It is second cut, and also highly compressed to make storage easier.

Lowcountry House Rabbit Society:
We are a non-profit rabbit rescue organization based here in the Charleston, SC area. Our primary focus is to save the lives of domestic rabbits through rescue, fostering, and adopting out rabbits who have been dumped at area shelters and are out of time. We also strive to save rabbits' lives by educating the general public about proper rabbit care and health, so that they may become better equipped to care for their own rabbits as well as to make informed decisions as to whether or not a rabbit is the right pet for their families.  http://lowcountrybunny.org/
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Sunday, February 16th     10:00 am- 5:00 pm 
Carolina Coonhound Rescue at (SEWE)

Marion Square- 329 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403 -Downtown Charleston
(843) 724-7327

This is a huge event that CCR is proud to be a part of for the 9th straight year! We will have hounds available for adoption and plenty of houndy Merch available for purchase. This is a great, 3 day event, so come out and see us! There's plenty to do for the whole family! Entry is free for Marion Square and no passes are needed. For more info on the event, click HERE. https://www.carolinacoonhoundrescue.com/events.html
Adopt! https://www.carolinacoonhoundrescue.com/adopt.html
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Sunday, February 16th        10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Pawmetto Lifeline Care-A-Van
Times and Locations
10:00-11:00:    Piggly Wiggly — 123 Earle St, Wagener SC (Aiken)
12:00-1:00:      Outdoor Unlimited — 2550 Columbia Hwy, N Aiken SC (Aiken)
2:00-3:00:       EnMark Gas — 1318 Edgefield Hwy, Aiken SC (Lexington)
3:30-4:30:       Bi-Lo — 155 South Carolina 23, Edgefield SC (Edgefield)

Pawmetto Lifeline, formerly Project Pet, was founded in 1999 with the mission of creating a No-Kill community in the Midlands of South Carolina.

Care-A-Van is a true mobile vaccine service designed to provide pet owners with convenient access to low-cost vaccines and products to keep their dogs and cats healthy. We offer Rabies, DHPP, FVRCP, Bordetella, Influenza and Feline Leukemia vaccines. We also provide heartworm testing, FeLV/FIV combo tests and microchipping.
Website:
https://pawmettolifeline.org/medical-services/care-a-van-mobile-vaccine-clinic/
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Sunday, February 16th  and Ongoing
Paws for People Assistance Dogs

Wilmington, NC  and serving all of SC also 
This non-profit’s mission is to enhance the lives of those living with serious illnesses or disabilities by utilizing highly trained assistance dogs.We  have more than 450 highly trained Assistance Dogs providing support in areas such as mobility and psychiatric service, educational and rehabilitative assistance, and social therapy.    Together, these dogs have made more than 1,000,000 therapeutic contacts.

Presently, we specialize in training customized Assistance Dogs for two general groups: children and adolescents with physical, neurological, psychiatric, or emotional disabilities; and Veterans and active-duty Service Members with Chronic/Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), and Military Sexual Trauma.   http://paws4people.org/
Paws4people foundation has more than 200 volunteers and operates in 24 states, placing dogs with nationwide consideration.
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Sunday, February 16th  and ongoing 
Adopt-A-Beach Program SC

S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control
https://www.scdhec.gov/about-dhec/contact-us

The Adopt-A-Beach program is part of the DHEC Marine Debris Initiative and is a great way for businesses, civic clubs, school groups and neighborhood associations to make a significant contribution to the preservation of our coastal environment. Everyone who participates in a beach cleanup becomes a powerful advocate for the beach against litter.
https://www.scdhec.gov/environment/your-water-coast/adopt-beach-program
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Sunday, February 16th        Apply online or email 
Hollow Creek Farm Equine and Canine Rescue Hounds for Heroes, Waived Fees 
Enoree, SC c

Hollow Creek Farm staff and volunteers would like to thank our nation’s brave and fearless Military service members and their families by offering no-fee approved application adoptions our Hounds For Heroes Program.  Hollowcreekfarm@bellsouth.net
Website is https://hollowcreekfarm.org/

Hollow Creek Farm is a 501©3 rehabilitation rescue and receives animals through veterinarians, shelters, animal control and other rescues.With the help of generous veterinarians, volunteers and a network of foster homes throughout the Carolinas, Hollow Creek Farm nurses animals back to health and begins important socialization and training. HCF has rehabilitated and found Forever Homes for over 300 animals annually since 2002.
https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/sc/enoree/hollow-creek-farm-equine-and-canine-rescue-sc43/
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Sunday, February 16th and Ongoing 
Fun Dog Parks in South Carolina
http://www.doggoes.com/parks/south-carolina
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Sunday, February 16th                               6:00 pm-7:00 pm 
A Prayer for the Animals

~An Official SC Week for the Animals event~

Join  those of us who would like to observe a moment of prayer and/or moment of meditation for the precious animals. This is a multi-faith observance. 

We can offer prayers, poems and memorials to our animal, pet or all animals wherever we are and even light a candle by doing so.Wherever you are, if you can observe a moment for the animals who need us...that collective energy will surely grow and bring light to our cause to love, assist and help them from any and all suffering. For poems, ideas and quotes, http://www.animalworldusa.org/Inspiration.html
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Monday, February 17th                   9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presidential Service Day at Charleston Animal Society

 Humane Education Youth University at Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Rd, North Charleston, SC

Take advantage of your day off school and help our animals! Join us on President's Day for a special day of volunteering and fun! Participants will get the opportunity to earn service hours for school while engaging in life-saving volunteer activities at the shelter. As a bonus, we provide a pizza lunch and interactions with our adorable shelter animals!

If service hours are needed for school, bring any paperwork necessary, and our humane educators will be happy to sign!
Register  https://www.charlestonanimalsociety.org/PRESIDENT-DAY-SERVICE-DAY/
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February and Ongoing 
The Heartworm Project
Heartworm Project PO Box 7308 West Columbia, SC 29171   803-394-7470

The Heartworm Project is a volunteer, 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that provides medical care for shelter animals in need. Founded in 2004, the original purpose was to treat heartworm positive dogs at local shelters who were scheduled to be euthanized because of their illness. Since inception, we have expanded to include dogs and cats of all ages who need medical intervention that shelters are not capable of providing.
Loving adoptables http://www.heartwormproject.org/adoptions
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Saturday, February 29th        Time, Location TBA
Puppy Polar Plunge, Freezin’ For A Reason”
 for Animal Lovers of Edisto Canine Rescue

Edisto Canine Rescue Oyster Factory Road Edisto Island, SC 29438
(843) 869-3869
See loving adoptables. https://www.animalloversofedisto.com/
https://www.facebook.com/AnimalLoversofEdisto/
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​Ongoing May through October evening 
Lights Out for Loggerhead Turtles
Charleston Area Beaches Isle of Palms SC

The support of South Carolina coastal residents is needed more than ever to raise awareness and educate our visitors to Keep Light’s Out for Loggerheads. The loggerhead (Caretta caretta) sea turtle nesting season is May through October. Nesting occurs on the beaches of South Carolina’s barrier islands.

Loggerheads are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act and are protected by federal and state laws. The loggerhead nesting population in the southeastern United States is continuing to decline and it has been recommended that this species be reclassified from threatened to endangered.

 If a sea turtle hatchling is disoriented by artificial light, the maximum federal fine for harming a threatened species is $25,000. County and local lighting ordinances exist to protect sea turtles. To see a list of lighting ordinances in South Carolina, please visit: http://www.dnr.sc.gov/seaturtle/volres/ordinances.pdf 
Violating local or county lighting ordinances carry fines up to $500.

Visit our sea turtle nest monitoring page http://www.seaturtle.org/nestdb/index.shtml?view=2) and our sea turtle stranding page http://www.seaturtle.org/strand/
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South Carolina Week for the Animals
New 2020 calendar is growing extensively!
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Please contact us with any questions or to create events!