Two days before Thanksgiving, a person found the dog left alone in a cat carrier, in front of an apartment in the Palmilla Apartment Complex in West Ashley. The dog was taken to an emergency vet clinic for treatment of what appear to be chemical burns. Charleston Animal Society veterinarians have continued lifesaving care or the schnauzer-mix, including pain medication and antibiotics.
Who stole “Piggie Stardust?” That’s the question after a pot-bellied pig being cared for by Charleston Animal Society was stolen over the Thanksgiving weekend. North Charleston Police are investigating the theft that occurred in the shelter’s barn. On November 16th, PIggie Stardust was found as a stray at a Home Depot in North Charleston and was then brought to Charleston Animal Society for her protection and care.
On Giving Tuesday, your support of Charleston Animal Society’s lifesaving mission will go twice as far. An anonymous donor is providing a $50,000 match — meaning your gift doubles through midnight on Tuesday, November 29th. Go to CharlestonAnimalSociety.org/GivingTuesday to donate.
This year, there were a record number of 709 entrants who raised a total of $81,699 for Charleston Animal Society’s No Kill South Carolina initiative, helping make our state a friendlier place for animals. When the voting phase closed in September, the public selected three cats and three dogs as the finalists in the running for Spokescat and Spokesdog respectively.
Oxbow Animal Health has announced the recipients of its 2022 KINDSWELL Rescue Grants. The 2022 grants will provide more than $40,000 in funding and product donations to nine deserving organizations in support of a variety of projects and programs to benefit the welfare of small animals in need. Grant winners are chosen for excellence in the areas of educational outreach, public awareness, and project impact.
Launch of the Lowcountry Pit Crew! A community-wide effort to find every homeless dog a loving family. This two-day celebration will include fee-waived adoptions with extended hours on Saturday, free Hill’s Science Diet food for a year for the first 50 adopted dogs, plus a “watch party” to see if our animals win a brand new Defender vehicle from Land Rover!
PEDIGREE Foundation announced today its 2023 Rescue Dog of the Year is Ciri, a husky pup adopted from Charleston Animal Society in South Carolina. Her inspiring story of compassion and community demonstrates the power of coming together to help more dogs find their perfect homes.
Every Papa Johns Pizza Store in Charleston will have a flyer profiling a long-stay shelter dog looking for a new home.
In the age of social media and the 24-hour news cycle, few things are more refreshing than knowing you can trust the person delivering your news. Throughout her three-decade broadcasting career, WCBD News 2 Co-Anchor and Charleston Animal Society Board Member, Carolyn Murray, has consistently shown dedication to her community and her calling.
Charleston Animal Society has been named a finalist in the second annual Land Rover “Defender Service Awards,” which honors organizations making an impact within their community. Please help us win a new Land Rover Defender for our animal disaster response efforts — by voting for our video entry! You can vote from each legitimate email you have, once a day from October 21 – November 6.