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Join in the planning this fun-filled week for South Carolina's animals! 

We are thrilled to announce the 9th Annual South Carolina Week for the Animals presented by Animal World USA.

Visit Animal World USA website to see how other states have celebrated their Weeks for the AnimalsVisit official website of Animal World USA Weeks for the Animals.http://www.weeksfortheanimals.org/

See Calendar of Events page for events taking place during this amazing SC Week for the Animals.  

Throughout the week, educational institutions, animal shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events.  Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens across SC will be joining in, hosting exciting activities to celebrate and help animals.  

Events will include adoption fairs, spay/neuter awareness events, shelter days, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, activities to highlight the  animals and therapy dogs visiting hospitals and living-assisted homes.

Also to be included are a salute to our K9 working dogs,  educational programs and fun-filled festival days for families to come and enjoy food, music and the always amazing animals!

Please become involved! We urge animal lovers everywhere in SC to plan so we can all collectively participate!  See the page "Become Involved" on this website for lots of great ideas and suggestions on what you can do.

See the Calendar of Events for exciting events ,  and please note we will be adding events through the exciting week.  God Bless the great state of South Carolina!

Please Join Together With:
Governor Henry & First Lady Peggy McMaster

Animal World USA  
AARRFF Cowpens, SC and affiliated Carolina Pet Rescue, and Ugly Dog Rescue
Adorable Pets Grooming & Boarding, Goose Creek, SC 
Aiken County Animal Shelter, Aiken, SC 29801 (803) 642-1537
Aiken SPCA, ,     Aiken, SC 29801 (803) 648-6863
Alison's Pet Parlor, Greenville, SC
American Dog Rescue
Anderson County Animal Shelter Anderson, SC 29625  (864) 367-7220
Anderson County Humane Society  Anderson, SC 29625   (864) 367-7220
Animal Adoption League   ROCK HILL, SC 29732
Animal Lovers of Edisto  Edisto Island, SC 29438    (843)869-3869 
Animal Protection League   Hopkins, SC 29061  (803) 783-2119
ARC Animal Rescue Carolina, Inc.
Ark Angels Rescue, LLC
B.A.R.K. ink AKA Lee County Animal Shelter
Barnwell County Animal Shelter
Barnwell County Animal Shelter Foundation Barnwell, South Carolina 29812
Basset Rescue Crew of the Southeast
Beaufort County Animal Shelter and Control
Berkeley County PAWS Goose Creek, South Carolina, SC 29445    (843) 688-4414
Bird Dog Pet Rescue  EASLEY, SC 29657
Brooke's Haven Animal Rescue    Bluffton, SC
Caradobe Doberman and Feline Rescue Organization
Carolina Basset Hound Rescue Charleston, SC 29416       888.909.2387
Carolina Boxer Rescue, SC & NC   [email protected]
Carolina Cats,  Columbia, SC 
Carolina Equine Rescue & Assistance  (704) 219-3559
Carolina Poodle Rescue   Pacolet, SC 29372 Phone: (864) 489-3559
Carolina Wildlife Care  Columbia, SC 29212  (803) 772-3994
Chain Free Beaufort  Beaufort, SC   843-812-6574
Charlotte Nature Museum
Chester County Animal Control  Chester, SC   (803) 385-6341
(Central) Clemson Central Library           Central, SC 2963 (864) 639-2711
City of Columbia Animal Shelter Columbia, South Carolina 29209 (803) 776-PETS (7387)
Coastal Large Animal Rescue Team, Charleston, SC 
Concerned Citizens for Animals Simpsonville, SC 29681      
Corgis & friends of Walmarsh
Cullen's Archangel Rescue, Inc. (CARE)
Daisy's Place Retriever Rescue
Darlington County Humane Society
Diamonds on the Ruff
Doc Williams SPCA   Corner, SC 29461.    (843) 761-5266
Equine Rescue of Aiken   Aiken, SC 29803 (803) 643-1850
Feline Lifeline for South Carolina
Feline Urgent Rescue (FUR) of the Upstate
F.I.D.O. Fixers Humane Soc of SC   Midlands, SC  803-783-1267
Florence Area Humane Society   Florence, SC 29506   (843) 669-2921
Florence County Environmental Services
Foothills Golden Retriever Rescue   Greenville, SC 29615  (864) 234-9739
4 Paws Only, Pet Grooming & Boarding-Oconee
4Petsake Animal Rescue  Anderson, South Carolina
For The Hounds   Clemson, SC 29631  (864) 654-7519
Fairfield County Animal Adoption 
Four Paws & a Plan  Clinton SC 29325 . (864) 833-2487
Friends of York County Animal Shelter   York, SC 29745  (803) 628-3190
Furry Friends Rescue Center at Hi-C Farm
German Shepherd Haven Rescue and Rehabilitation
God's Creatures    Dalzell, SC 29040  (803) 316-1526
Good Shepherd Pet Services, Cremations and Memorials
Grand Strand Humane Society  Myrtle Beach, SC 29577  (843) 918-4910
Greater Charleston Weimaraner Club 
Greenville Humane Society  Greenville, SC 29607 (864) 242-3626
Greyhound Crossroads
Greyhound Lifesavers  Columbia, SC 29229       (803) 414-1476
Greyhound Pets of America - Charleston  
H.A.T.S.-Charleston area   
Hilton Head Humane Association  Hilton Head Island, SC 29926  (843) 681-8686
Hollow Creek Farm Equine and Canine Rescue
Home Away From Home Rescue  Florence, SC 29505  (843) 665-1615
Horry County Animal Care Center
Howlmore Animal Sanctuary  Columbia, SC 29260   (803)609-3888
Humane Association of the Lowcountry   Beaufort, SC  (843) 255-5010
Humane Society of Cherokee County, Almost Home Rescue
Humane Society of Greenwood Greenwood, SC 29649  (864) 223-2498
Humane Society Of South Carolina     Columbia, SC  (803) 783-1267
Humane Society of York County  Fort Mill, SC 29715  (803) 802-0902
International Primate Protection League, Summerville, SC 
Island Turtle Team, Isle of Palms:Sullivans Island
Jasper Animal Rescue Mission   Ridgeland, SC 29936 (843) 726-7799
Keeper of the Wild, St. George  Walterboro, S C 29488   843-636-1659
KitsNKats Rescue  Easley, SC 29641
K9 Illustrations
K9.5 Rescue  Greenville, SC 29607  (864) 293-0156 
Kitten Action Team   Greenville, SC 
Leash On Life Dog Rescue Charleston, SC 29492
Lhasa Apso, Shih Tzu Rescue 
Lost & Found Pets SC  (803) 840-3697
Lowcountry House Rabbit Society
LowCountry Pit Bull Rescue  Charleston, SC   843-834-4312
Marion County Animal Shelter   Mullins, SC 29574   (843) 423-8370
Mary Ann Morris Animal Society Inc  Bamberg, SC   (803) 245-7387
Molly's Militia, North Augusta, SC 
My Buddy Boarding Inn for Pets,        Sumter, SC 
New Hope Pit Bull Rescue  Goose Creek, SC    https://www.facebook.com/nhpbr/
Oconee Animal Rescue, Inc.  864-633-9799
Oconee Humane Society  Seneca, SC 29678 (864) 882-4719
Oreba Rescue Network Group -
Our Lady of Mercy's Catnip Cottage 
Palmetto Animal League  Ridgeland, SC 29936  (843) 645-1725
Pet Haven of South Carolina  Greenville, SC 29607   (864) 350-3735
Partners for Pets of Allendale County  Fairfax, SC 29827   (803) 686-0572 
Pawmetto Lifeline (formerly Project Pet) Columbia SC 29212  (803) 465-9150
Paws4Progress Canine Rescue  Chester SC 29706  803-209-5791
Paws, Inc. Wildlife Center  Waterloo, SC 29384   (864) 683-3190 
Pet Helpers of South Carolina  Charleston, SC 29412 (843) 795-1110
Pet Tender Angels  Greenville, SC 29606  (864)787-2498
Phoenix Rising Border Collie Rescue
Pleasant Paws Dayspa,     Mt. Pleasant, SC
Pickens County Humane Society   Liberty, SC 29657  (864) 843-9693
Pilots and Paws   http://www.pilotsnpaws.org/
Pups & Persians
RBUMC Paws-Threapy
Richardson Rescue   York, SC 29745 (803) 628-5084
Sable Rescue, Inc.  Greenville, SC 29611
Sandhills Chihuahua Rescue
Save the Strays Animal Rescue Camden, SC 29020
Saving Gaffney Pets Rescue
SC Dogs Therapy Group      Sandy Springs, SC 29677  864-287-1919
Scottish Terrier Rescue of the Southwest Campobello , SC 29322
Second Chance K-9 Rescue of the Pee Dee
SENC Rescue, Inc.
Shaw Air Force Base
South Carolina Aquarium
South Carolina Information Highway
South Carolina Sheltie Rescue  Columbia, SC 29211  www.scsheltierescue.com 
Southeast Herding Breed Rescue
Southern Animal Welfare League
Speak for Animals, Greenville, SC 
Spoil Em Rotten Grooming, Boarding, Training, Summerville, SC 
SQ Rescue   Columbia, SC 
St. Frances Animal Center
Sumter SPCA        Sumter, SC 29150 (803) 773-9292
Tender Hearts Animal Relief Society (THARS)
The Animal Advocates
The Animal Rescue Fund of South Carolina  Seneca, SC 29678 (864) 882-4488
The Dog Guy LLC, dog trainer
The Sunset Felines       West Columbia, SC                                                
University of South Carolina    Columbia, SC 29208       
Upstate Animal Rescue Foundation of South Carolina
Urban Search And Rescue K-9, Hilton Head, SC
Waccamaw Animal Rescue Mission,  Conway, SC 29526  (843) 347-6583
Walk by Faith Ministry  Ridgeland, South Carolina
WARM - Waccamaw Animal Rescue Mission
W.A.R.S. Whiskers Animal Rescue & Sanctuary
Washington Center (school), Greenville, SC 
Waters Edge Great Dane Rescue,  Bonneau, SC 29431
Wild Heir Labrador Rescue  Charleston, South Carolina   843-732-0412
York County Animal Control  York, SC 29745   (803) 628-3190

Thank you Governor McMaster for officially proclaiming 
South Carolina Week for the Animals 
Scroll down to read the wonderful proclamation! 
Thank you to Governor Nikki Haley for her support and proclamation during her terms. 


Goose Creek, SC 
Thank you ...
South Carolina 
Week for the Animals!
"Smiling Faces, Beautiful Places"
Governor Henry McMaster, 
First Lady Peggy & Mac. 
Nikki Haley
SC Week to resume 2024 w/ Governor guidelines and CDC.
Hurricane Idalia hit South Carolina August 30, 2023. 

See SC groups and shelters below and on calendar page and links page.
Charleston Citizen's Info Line is open again today until 8 p.m. You can call us with questions regarding #Hurricane 843-746-3909