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Creating Change in Spartanburg County

By bringing people and organizations together, we’re creating a strong community of activists who work tirelessly to make a positive impact on animals and their owners. Each of our partners brings a unique set of resources and skills to aid us in our mission.

Get to know our ever-growing list of partner organizations - and ask them how you can help the animals of Spartanburg! If you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out directly to us as well.

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Animal Allies

Provides low-cost spay/neuter and vaccinations.

Contact: Christina Richards

Animal Safe Haven

Strives to create a no-kill shelter for Spartanburg.

Contact: Kristy Thomas

Carolina Poodle Rescue

Rehabilitates and re-homes Poodles and Poodle mixes.

Contact: Donna Ezzell

City of Spartanburg

Provides animal control services for the City of Spartanburg.

Contact: Jessica Adams

Community Cat Coalition

Works to end the needless euthanization of healthy community cats and kittens through a policy of Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) and provides assistance, when needed, to support community cat colonies and their caretakers.

Contact: Linda Kwasniewski & Kris Johnson

Critter Connection

Provides rescue, rehabilitation, rehoming, sanctuary, and hospice to non-breed specific dogs and cats. Also provides community-based educational opportunities as well as TNR and colony management throughout Spartanburg County.

Contact: Lisa Gosnell & Renee Hammet

Dachshund Rescue of North America

Rehabilitates and re-homes Dachshund and Dachshund mixes (with a focus on the East Coast.)

Contact: Jane Bird

Foster Paws Rescue

Fosters provides spay/neuter and re-homes homeless cats and kittens.

Contact: Tami Desmond

Monroe’s Mighty Mission

Provides food and veterinary care to keep pets with owners.

Contact: Jennifer Land

Paws, Prayers, & Promises

Provides animal services, with additional organizations including Po’ Kitties (TNR and food for caretakers), Godparent Program (assists elderly and disabled provide care for pets), The Specials Program (provides a home and/or hospice for cats with special needs), and are partnered with P3 Consignments, an upscale shop in Landrum. Their therapy dogs serve as ambassadors in humane education in schools and Special Olympics events, and love visiting nursing homes and assisted living facilities.     

Contact: Dana Mayer & Emmy Summers

Sassy Old Seniors, LLC

Dog rescue with a focus on senior dogs.

Contact: Heidi F. Kerns

Scottish Terrier Rescue of the Southeast

Protects Scottie and Scottie mixes through spay/neuter, fostering, and adoption.

Contact: Lisa Mann

Spartanburg County Animal Control

Environmental Enforcement Animal Control Officers enforce local and state laws pertaining to pets.

Contact: James Nelson

Spartanburg Humane Society

Educates pet owners and houses animals while providing medical care, and ultimately places pets with owners.

Contact: Angel Cox

Speak for Animals

Provides ongoing low-cost spay/neuter options, as well as proactively seeks out people and animals who need them through free door-to-door campaigns along with special events. Has been dedicated to saving and improving the lives of companion animals in the Upstate since 2003. 

Contact: Susan Bufano

Stone Soup Animal Rescue

Our mission is to provide safe haven for stray animals and to collect and nurture displaced animals due to natural and manmade disasters, regardless of breed, sex, or species.

Contact: Shannon Poole

The Chaser Initiative

We are dedicated to educating children (K-12) about the power of play and the importance of John W. Pilley and Chaser’s legacy and how it applies to their own lives.

Contact: Ingrid Quigg Norris

Make A Donation!

By donating to the HCAP, you are directly supporting the expansion of spay/neuter programs, proper pet care education, and access to veterinary care in low-income communities.