21-YEAR-OLD EMACIATED HORSE RESCUED IN RAVENEL

 A 21-year-old emaciated horse is recovering after being rescued August 9th. A Charleston County Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched to a property on Jacksonboro, Rd. in Ravenel, after an eyewitness called to report concerns about the horse’s condition.

Voting Opens for 2023 Rescue Brew

You can now vote for your favorite dog or cat in the  Fourth Annual Rescue Brew Beer Spokesdog and Spokescat star search! Winners will appear on the labels of the “2023 Rescue Brew Beer” from Palmetto Brewing Company. 541 Pet owners entered their dogs or cats at CharlestonAnimalSociety.org/RescueBrew and voting continues until September 15th.

31 Days to End Cruelty Activates this August!

Cruelty has spiraled out of control to the point Charleston Animal Society is dedicating the entire month of August to the cause. You can join the “31 Days to End Cruelty” campaign by making a gift and having your donation double.

PickMe! SC REACHES 10,000 ADOPTIONS

Pick Me! SC reached a benchmark with adoption #10,0000 during its 2023 effort. “This is our sixth statewide adoption campaign and cumulatively, we have now adopted 10,000 animals across South Carolina,” Chief Project Officer of No Kill South Carolina 2024, Abigail Appleton, PMP, CAWA. “To reach this milestone is a testament to the teamwork that we are seeing across shelters, rescues and Petco Pet Care Centers to make South Carolina a great place for pets to live.”

Charleston Animal Society Issues Heat Emergency Warning

Charleston Animal Society is issuing a heat alert for all companion and working animals.  This week the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Lowcountry, due to temperatures climbing up near 100 degrees. According to the University of Kentucky, heat stress will reach the EMERGENCY level during daytime hours throughout this week.

IS YOUR DOG OR CAT THE NEXT RESCUE BREW SPOKESPET?

The Fourth Annual Rescue Brew Beer Spokesdog and Spokescat star search is underway! Winners will appear on the labels of the “2023 Rescue Brew Beer” from Palmetto Brewing Company. Pet owners are being asked to submit a photo of their favorite dogs and cats at CharlestonAnimalSociety.org/RescueBrew and tell us why their pet deserves to win.

PICK ME! SC: SOUTH CAROLINA’S STATEWIDE ADOPTION EVENT IS READY TO SAVE LIVES!

Unleash the Love! Get ready for the most thrilling, tail-wagging event of the year as Pick Me! SC returns to a shelter or Petco near you from July 14th to 23rd. Brace yourself for an extraordinary lifesaving extravaganza, as more than 45 shelters, rescue organizations, and Petco Pet Care Centers across the state unite for this monumental adoption affair – the largest of its kind in the entire country.

$5,000 REWARD OFFERED FOR INFORMATION INVOLVING SUSPECTED ANIMAL CRUELTY

A young, gray and white dog not even a year old, was left bleeding on the side of a North Charleston street Thursday afternoon.

Best Friends National Adoptions Weekend Returns

Charleston Animal Society is partnering with Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization working to end the killing of cats and dogs in shelters by 2025, for the fifth National Adoption Weekend happening June 30-July 2.

4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS CAN TERRORIZE YOUR PETS

Fireworks can be particularly distressing for animals due to their heightened sense of hearing and sensitivity to loud noises. The sudden bursts of light and deafening sounds can cause panic and anxiety, leading pets to flee in search of safety.