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HISTORIC SUMMIT TO ADDRESS STATEWIDE ANIMAL CRISIS

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More than 40 state and national animal welfare organizations are gathering in Columbia for the first-ever No Kill South Carolina 2024 (NKSC 2024) State Summit.  The "Sprint to the Finish" theme will focus on finding every healthy, treatable and adoptable animal a home, with the goal of making the Palmetto State the first No Kill State across the southern U.S., from Atlantic to Pacific, and across America’s Heartland.

Betty the Bulldog Abandoned

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Thursday, December 22nd, just before Christmas, someone abandoned a dog at our gate that was suffering from an injury. She was left tied to a tree in a cardboard box with a life-threatening injury. When our surgical team found her at 7:30 am she needed immediate medical attention. If not for our team’s expertise and care she could have perished. She still has a long road to recovery and is being treated by our team.

Cat Who Swallowed 38 Hair Ties

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While Juliet isn't out of the woods yet, her health is on the upswing after the removal of 38 hair ties the cat somehow swallowed. "Juliet is in fair condition, but she is being fed very carefully at this time with a feeding tube," said Charleston Animal Society Associate Director of Veterinary Care Leigh Jamison, DVM. "This blockage has caused a liver condition that we are watching closely."

NEW YEAR'S FIREWORKS SPOOK ANIMALS

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When fireworks start flying to celebrate the New Year, dogs and cats start running in fear. Each year, Charleston Animal Society sees several missing animals turning up on its doorsteps, so people are urge to keep pets indoors and on leashes as the New Year celebrations begin.

BITTER FREEZE THREATENS ANIMALS

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Temperatures are expected to dip into the 20s later this week and Charleston Animal Society is urging pet owners to take precautions to protect companion animals and livestock. Please see this lifesaving information from the American Veterinarian Medical Association:

CHARLESTON ANIMAL SOCIETY DELIVERING ADOPTED PETS ON CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY!

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Charleston Animal Society is teaming up with Hendrick Automotive Group to get every animal in the shelter "Home for the Holidays." On Saturday, December 17th, Charleston Animal Society will kick-off the event with fee-waived adoptions, hot cocoa and snacks for visitors, plus pet pictures with Santa (available 10am - 2pm)!