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2455 Remount Road
North Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 329-1564


No Kill South Carolina is an initiative of the Charleston Animal Society and is made possible thanks to the generosity of Petco Love

No Kill South Carolina is a proud member of the South Carolina Animal Care and Control Association and South Carolina Animal Legislative Coalition.

Meet the No Kill South Carolina Team

Your No Kill South Carolina team brings experience in shelter management, veterinary medicine, humane law enforcement, and business & executive development.

Charleston Animal Society has been preventing cruelty to animals since 1874 and is South Carolina’s oldest and most awarded charity.

Abigail Appleton, PMP, CAWA Chief Project Officer
Abigail Appleton joined Charleston Animal Society in 2016 to lead the No Kill South Carolina initiative. Previously she spent 10 years in senior management at the Humane Society of Pinellas in Clearwater, FL, including 6 years as Director of Operations and 3 years as special projects manager. She led the shelter’s participation in the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, started a pet retention referral program, developed wellness and mobile spay-neuter clinics, and more. She was a founding board member of MEOW Now, a nonprofit aimed at bringing TNVR to Pinellas County; this involved working with county officials to amend local ordinances in addition to building the organization itself. Abigail has experience as a humane law enforcement officer and ACO and has taught emergency animal sheltering to disaster volunteers. Additionally, she is a Project Management Professional, Certified Animal Welfare Administrator, Certified Animal Cruelty Investigator, and has studied nonprofit business management at the graduate level. Abigail lives in Charleston with a senior pit bull and the world’s friendliest cat.

To reach Abby:
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