[Charleston Animal Society] is celebrating the eighth successful year of its “No Kill Charleston” campaign and the fulfillment of a dramatically ambitious goal, especially for a shelter that takes in all animals from a region of the country where euthanasia rates run high. Read the full op-ed here
More time at home in 2020 has meant more dogs and cats being adopted and brought home, according to those at South Carolina shelters.Adoptions at Pawmetto Lifeline, a nonprofit shelter in Irmo, have been taking place at a pace that is 15 to 20 pets per week more than last year on average, according to CEO [...]
Pounce Cat Cafe in downtown Charleston is one of the most successful cat cafes in America, acting as a foster-to-adopt location for cats from Charleston Animal Society and freeing resources so they can help animals from shelters outside Charleston. Read the full article here
Staff know to expect an influx of homeless animals, especially kittens, because dogs and cats typically have litters during summer months. Many communities, however, are struggling to cope. Although nonprofit shelters like Charleston Animal Society and Dorchester Paws, as well as government-run shelters like [Columbia Animal Services] are facing challenges, South Carolina has made significant strides in [...]
An animal welfare initiative that aims to end euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals in the Palmetto State has received a $400,000 grant from the Petco Foundation. Click to read more at the Post & Courier
The No Kill South Carolina initiative aims to save animals' lives, and disaster planning is a big part of that. Charleston Animal Society and No Kill South Carolina hosted a disaster training for shelters, presented by the Humane Society of the United States. Click here for the article
The Post & Courier in Charleston featured No Kill South Carolina in an article on July 10, 2016. The article covered the NKSC movement and focused on challenges that state's shelter animals are facing each and every day. Click here to read the complete article.