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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.

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:
(843) 329-1564

Becca Boronat, MV, CAWAVeterinarian & Project Director
Becca Boronat has joined the Charleston Animal Society in 2017, where she shares her passion and data-driven expertise with shelters and rescues across South Carolina by developing, empowering and/or mentoring operations and medical teams to build and maintain Humane and Lifesaving Communities. Becca has over 20 years of experience in small animal medicine, animal welfare, animal sheltering, coaching, and mentoring. She has completed the AVMA-ECFVG®, and is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator, Certified Animal Control Officer, Certified Animal Cruelty Investigator, Career Counsellor, and Vegan and dedicates her life to ensuring all animals have access to the 5 Freedoms of Animal Welfare and are not at risk of unnecessary euthanasia. Becca has multicultural international veterinary and executive experience and has lived and worked in Brazil, Europe, and the US. 

To reach Becca:
(843) 329-1556

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