News at the SHS

Special Hours for Wednesday, December 14
Adoptions will be open from 1-6:00pm and Receiving/Lost and Found will be open from 9-11am, 1-6:00pm.
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Bags for Wags
Join us and some of our adoptable cuties for a Cornhold Tournament put on by CRS.
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Auction for a Cause 2016
Donate items to our auction or purchase your tickets today!
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Lunch and Learn
Lunch with New york Times bestselling author, Mary Alice Monroe. Proceeds will benefit the Spartanburg Humane Society. Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 11:30am 
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$5 Felines
All cats and kittens are $5 here at The Spartanburg Humane Society. This adoption fee includes: microchipping, spay or neuter surgery, and up to date vaccines!
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An Evening with Rodan & Fields
On June 21 from 4-7pm a Rodan & Fields consultant will be here at The Spartanburg Humane Society to show case products.  A portion of the proceeds will go towards our animals!
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CH2M Adoption Drive
Join us for an adoption drive at CH2M!
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Tour de Paws 2015
Gear up for the Tour de Paws 2015 event!
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Dog Day at Dillon Pointe Assisted Living
We're gearing up for National Dog Day on August 26th.
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BMW Health Fair
Come and see us at the BMW Health Fair! 
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Meet Dr.Springate!
The Spartanburg Humane Society is very happy to introduce Dr. Springate.
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Palmetto Animal Clinic Grand Opening
Join us for Palmetto Animal Clinic's grand opening of their boarding facilities!
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Cat Adoption Room Renovation
Taking donations to renovate our cat adoption room!
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Rummage for a Reason 2015
Donate items for Rummage for a Reason to support the Spartanburg Humane Society!
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Paisley Paws Event
Join the Spartanburg Humane Society at Paisley Paw on Monday, January 12 at 7:00pm.
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Hair of the Dog
Join the Spartanburg Humane Society for the 33rd Annual Hair of the Dog New Year's Day Run & Brunch! 
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Santa Photos 2014
Santa Photos are Coming to the Spartanburg Humane Society December 6 and 13!
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SpartanBark
Join us at the Mary Black Rail Tail on October 26th at 3:00pm for a costumed pet parade!
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Make Your Pet a Star
Bring your four legged friends by the SHS October 25 from 10:00AM-1:00PM for a photo shoot! 
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Weekly Vaccine Clinic
Come by on Mondays from 4:00-6:00 for our weekly vaccine clinic!
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Give a Shelter Pet Independence!
Adopt a kitten, cat or dog over 4 months old from June 30 - July 5 for just $17.76!
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Wag-a-Paw-Looza
Join us June 21 at the Rail Trail for this exciting event for the whole family!
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Shag, Wag & Wine
Shag, Wag and Wine will be held June 21 from 6-8PM at II Samuels!  
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Feline Frenzy
We are lowering the adoption fee on all cats 6 months and older to just $5! Kittens younger than 6 months are only $25! June 2-14 only!
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Yappy Hour
We hope you can join us Saturday, May 31 at Nu-Way Lounge and Restaurant for Yappy Hour!  
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Airport Day
Thanks to everyone to came out and made Airport Day a success!
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National Adoption Weekend
PetSmart Adoption Weekend was a success with 14 animals adopted!
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Pedigree Build
We are searching for volunteers to help us with our Pedigree build on Sunday, May 18.
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Reidville Days
Join us for the exciting Reidville Days event on March 22 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Get your SHS Visa Card
We're excited to announce a brand new way that you can support Spartanburg Humane Society!  
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Ryan's Fundraiser
Eat at Ryan's and support the Spartanburg Humane Society!
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Rummage for a Reason
Thank you for making Rummage for a Reason such an amazing event!
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Spring Fever Sale
The adoption fee for all cats and dogs is only $20 from Jan. 20-25! 
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Cold Weather Tips
As the weather cools, be sure your pet is protected!
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2014 Pets of Spartanburg Calendar
Come by the SHS to pick up your calendar for $10!
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Santa Photos are Coming to Town!
Come by the SHS to have your pet's picture taken with Santa on Dec. 7th from 12 - 5 and Dec. 14th from 11- 4!
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Boy Scout Builds Shelters for Feral Cats
Chambers Easterling has built insulated shelters for stray cats just in time for the cold weather! 
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Open House
You are invited to attend our Open House on November 23rd from 11:00 - 4:00!
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Halloween Pet Safety
Catch up on these tips to keep your pet safe this Halloween!  
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Your Dollars Will Save Our Collars
With your support, we're able to do more for the animals than ever before!
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Upcoming Events
Check out these exciting events we have coming up during the next several weeks. We hope to see you there!
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Paint Your Pet
Join us at Art and Wine on Trade for a special Paint Your Pet event on Saturday, September 21st!
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Pet-tacular sale
In honor of Labor Day, we're holding a Pet-Tacular sale until 9/7!  Adopt a dog for $15 or a cat for $5!
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Black Furdays Sale
All dogs and cats with black in their coats are just $10 from Wed. 8/21 - Sat. 8/24!
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$5 Felines & $14.99 Brindles
Adopt a feline for $5 or a brindle (striped) dog for $14.99 from now until Saturday, August 3rd.  These low prices include all the same services adopters have come to expect from the SHS!
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Great Upstate Pet Contest
Take a bite out of the Great Upstate Pet Contest and tell the world how wonderful your pet is!
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Great American Pet Sale
Adopt a rabbit, cat, kitten, or adult dog (6 months and older) for just $17.76 until Saturday, July 20th!
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Seminar Series
Join us the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 for a seminar about pets!  
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Take a shelter dog to work day
June 21st is "Take A Shelter Dog To Work" Day!  Learn more
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Experienced Pets
Select, experienced pets just $15!
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$5 Felines Sale
The SHS adopted 75 cats in just four days during our special! Thank you for helping cats!
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Take A Chance
Our Take A Chance On Me Sale helped us highlight several dogs who had been looking for their forever homes for months.
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Certified Pre-Owned Cat Sale
For three days, you can welcome a wonderful adult cat into your home and heart for just $20 during our Certified Pre-Owned Cat sale!
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2013 Wag-A-Paw-Looza
Walk or run with your dog and help us save lives at Wag-A-Paw-Looza 2013!
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2013 Heartworm Clinics Announced
Bring your dog or puppy and join us on 4/17 from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. or 4/20 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. for a heartworm test and brief exam. Low priced heartworm preventative will be on sale for dogs who are healthy and test negative.  
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RJ Rockers Tour & Tasting
Join us Thursday, February 21st at RJ Rockers for a cold beer and a short film while helping animals! 
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Literary Dogs Event
Join us for a book signing and art exhibit at the Showroom on Friday, November 30th from 6 - 8 pm.  A portion of all book sales from the evening will benefit the SHS!  
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Santa Photos 2012
Join us for holiday photos with Santa at the SHS on Sat. 12/1 and 12/8 from 11 am - 4 pm!
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Halloween Tips 2012
Although Halloween is a fun time for humans, it can be very frightening to pets!
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SHS Assists with Puppy Mill Dogs
The SHS was one of three SC shelters who responded to a recent puppy mill bust in Edgefield County, SC by bringing 10 small breed dogs from deplorable conditions back to the Upstate to find homes.  
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Nu Way Yappy Hour
Bring an item from our wishlist and join us for Yappy Hour at the Nu Way on Saturday, September 28th at 5 pm!  Friendly dogs on a leash are welcome on the patio!
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Caring for the Carolinas 2012
Join us Thursday, July 19th to receive $25 off adult adoptions (1 year and older) and celebrate animals!
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Heat Tips
Intense heat, yard work, bugs, and fireworks all bring to mind images of summer.  But do those images include your pets?  They should. 
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$25 Adult Cats!
For the rest of May, adult cats will be reduced to just $25 with all the same services adopters count on the SHS to provide!
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A fond farewell
SHS President and CEO Sandy Christiansen to help animals nationally through a new opportunity with the ASPCA.  
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2012 Heartworm Clinics
Bring your dog or puppy and join us on 4/21 from 10 am - 1 pm or 4/25 from 1:30 - 4:30 pm for a heartworm test and brief exam. Low priced heartworm preventative will be on sale for dogs who are healthy and test negative.  
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FAQ
Find out the answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding recent changes implemented by County Council
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SHS After 10/31
Read more about what to expect from the SHS after October 31, 2011
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Halloween Events
Celebrate Halloween with the SHS this year! Join us for a Halloween dog walk, a costume party, and a Zombie dance all benefiting animals! 
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Halloween Tips
Although we humans may be having a lot of fun, Halloween can be a very frightening time for our pets.  
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It's a sale!
In celebration of being featured on WSPA's Caring for the Carolinas, we will be offering 1/2 off adoption prices for dogs and cats on July 27th, from 11:00 until 6:30 pm.  
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Hot Weather Tips
Summer is upon us! Follow these tips to keep your pet cool and safe as the temperatures rise.
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Feline Spay and Neuter Sale Extended
We have extended our sale on feline spay and neuter surgeries thanks to a second $71,000 grant from PetSmart Charities®.  The grant will allow an additional 2,011 Spartanburg cats and kittens to be spayed or neutered for just $15 (or $5 for low income residents) at the SHS Veterinary Clinic.
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Tails On The Trails
"Tails on the Trails" was a big hit on Saturday April 2nd.  More than 60 people and their pets were in attendance! Check out our photo gallery to see how much fun everyone had!
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Prevent A Litter
It's Prevent A Litter Month! Celebrate by encouraging the pet owners in your life to spay or neuter their pets at the SHS Veterinary Clinic.
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Winter Tips For Pets
As temperatures continue to drop and the probability of snow and sleet increases, the Spartanburg Humane Society (SHS) reminds pet owners to take extra precautions for their pets this winter. Follow these tips to ensure the animals in your life are safe, warm, and comfortable despite the frightful weather outside. 
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$49 Cat Adoptions in 2011
As the Year of the Cat Rings Out, Lower Cat Adoption Prices Ring in for 2011!
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YOTC Video Contest Winners
The results of the first ever cat video contest are in!  Don't miss out on viewing the winning videos of beloved cats in action.
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The Upstate Objects to Bear Baying
Concerned citizens are reacting strongly to the televised undercover footage of bear baying events in Spartanburg County and surrounding areas.  Learn how to speak out against this cruel and inhumane practice.
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53 Cats Adopted During Special!
Just in case the heat of the season brings to mind the "dog days of summer," the Spartanburg Humane Society (SHS) wants to remind everyone that 2010 is the Year of the Cat by setting feline adoption prices at an all time low.
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SHS Assists in Cockfighting Bust
Together, the SHS, Greenville County Animal Care Services, The HSUS, and the Greenville County Sherriff's Office worked to rescue 197 fighting roosters from a northern Greenville County cockfighting operation yesterday.  The SHS assisted with evidence documentation in addition to animal handling and transportation.  
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2014 Pets of Spartanburg Calendar is here!
Come by to pick up your calendar this year for $10!
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Discounted Cat Spay/Neuter Surgeries
The SHS is proud to offer Spartanburg County residents special $15 pricing on feline spay/neuter surgery!  Only $5 for income eligible clients.
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Neuterathon Kicks Off Year Of The Cat
February 08, 2010 - The Spartanburg Humane Society (SHS) has designated 2010 "The Year of the Cat," in order to raise awareness about America's most popular pet. Throughout the year the SHS will honor felines with special programs and services aimed at improving the welfare of cats in Spartanburg County. Certified cat lovers, cat "feeders," and even determined dog lovers, are all invited to join the celebration.  
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Halloween Fun For Everyone
October 16, 2009 - Masks, decorations, and candy are the makings of a happy Halloween for humans, but these traditional holiday customs can sometimes generate stress and danger for your cat or dog! Have a happy Halloween by following these tips!
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First Trip North Helps 45 Dogs!
September 18, 2009 - In the most recent edition of our newsletter, The Scoop, you can read about an exciting new program at the SHS that will help more deserving animals find homes. We are organizing transports to reputable humane societies up North, where potential adopters outnumber available dogs, especially puppies!
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$10 Low Income Spay/Neuter In June
May 27, 2009 - The recession has hit everyone hard - and even pets sometimes pay the price.  As part of its mission to support pets and people, for the month of June the Spartanburg Humane Society (SHS) Veterinary Clinic is offering spay and neuter surgery for just $10 to qualifying low-income households.    Also in June, the SHS is extending this price to community members who have lost their jobs and can provide proof of unemployment.
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Become an SHS Facebook Fan
May 22, 2009 - We are proud to announce the launch of our new SHS fan page on Facebook.  We invite you to visit our page and become a fan! 
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Expanded Veterinary Services
February 06, 2009 - The Spartanburg Humane Society (SHS) Veterinary Clinic is now offering low-income pet owners access to affordable, quality health care services for their pets.
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When Something Is Wrong Fix It
January 02, 2009 - Happy New Year Spartanburg pet lovers. It's hard to believe another 12 months have passed and it's time for another pet resolution. This year we would like you to: Resolve to make certain that none of the pets in your care are adding to the pet overpopulation by having litters of puppies or kittens.
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Planning For Pets At The Holidays
November 23, 2008 - There is no denying it - the holiday season is upon us. Even the most committed scrooges among us will not be able to escape the festivities, food, and hustle and bustle of the season. While you are working on keeping your holidays joyful, your friends at the Spartanburg Humane Society wanted to offer a few ideas that will help reduce pet related stress-for the dogs and cats in your life and for you!
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Halloween Pet Safety Tips
October 27, 2008 - Halloween is a lot of fun for you and your kids, but it may not be for other members of your family.  All the commotion, doorbells, and strange looking costumes can be very scary for your pet.  
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Spay/Neuter Partnership
August 05, 2008 - Beginning August 1, 2008 the Spartanburg and Cherokee County Humane Societies have partnered to ensure that Cherokee County residents have access to the same low-income spay/neuter services as Spartanburg County pet owners.
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SHS Helps Cats In Need
June 28, 2008 - On Thursday, June 26th, the Spartanburg Humane Society was asked to assist Spartanburg Animal Services rescuing more than 40 neglected cats living in filthy conditions. Authorities had been alerted to the problem by neighbors complaining of a foul odor. Based on the description from investigators, this seemed to be a case of animal hoarding.
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Summer Safety Tips For Pets
June 21, 2008 - Heat, yard work, bugs, and fireworks all bring to mind images of summer.  But do those images include your pets?  They should.
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Meet Chip - The Chocolate Lab
May 24, 2008 - Chip is one lucky dog. His story didn't start out lucky, but thanks to the help of compassionate and generous friends, not to mention Chip's indomitable spirit, his future's looking bright!
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SHS Rescues 16 Horses
02/04/2008 - On Saturday, sixteen horses were transferred into the care of the Spartanburg Humane Society (SHS), many severely underweight and suffering from neglect. The animals are in special foster care in the Landrum area, where they are receiving the medical treatment and diet they need to return to good health.
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