Cold Weather Alert for Pets

As temperatures dip into the 20s across the Lowcountry, Charleston Animal Society is issuing a Cold Weather Alert for pets.

Thanksgiving Weekend Adoption Extravaganza!

We are packed with animals at the shelter and to celebrate Thanksgiving, we are waiving all adoption fees on adult dogs and cats. Come adopt and make this a Thanksgiving to remember!

Puppies Arrive with Burned Feet

North Charleston Animal Control recently found three tiny stray puppies with horribly burned feet and tails. It appeared as though they had been suffering with the burns for about a week before they were found.

Dr. Shirley McGreal: 1934 – 2021

The Lowcountry has lost an animal hero. Dr. Shirley McGreal, the founder of the International Primate Protection League (IPPL) in Summerville, has died.


A statewide veterinarian shortage is putting the lives of thousands of animals in shelters across the state at risk. Learn more about Charleston Animal Society’s effort to help.

Charleston Animal Society Helps Rescue 85 Dogs from Horrible Conditions

Charleston Animal Society’s Disaster Response Team was called into action Tuesday to assist the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office rescue 85 dogs trapped in horrible living conditions. Two dogs were found dead.

Charleston Animal Society Honored by Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Central South Carolina and Charleston honored Charleston Animal Society with the 2021 Large Business of the Year Torch Award.


It was a perfectly timed birthday celebration for homeless animals in Charleston County. Each year, Jeff Cook Real Estate sponsors 100 adoptions at Charleston Animal Society to celebrate Cook’s birthday.


When a 1-year-old dog arrived with a terribly injured and infected leg, our team knew she needed life-saving care fast. A leg amputation was the only option for this sweet girl.

Applause for Paws Gala Raises Record Funds for Charleston Animal Society

Party Animals were out in full-force this past weekend as the Applause for Paws Gala shook the roof at the Charleston Gaillard Center Saturday night, October 16, 2021.