Shelter for Pets in Need

Billy Bob is an SHS Alum!The Spartanburg Humane Society offers a second chance for pets who can no longer stay in their homes.

We also work with the cities of Spartanburg and Greer to help reunite lost pets with their families.

As of November 1, 2011, strays animals found in Spartanburg County are being transported to Greenville County Animal Care Services.

There are many reasons why animals need our help.  No matter what the reason is, no one is ever turned away and every animal is treated with respect and care.

If you need to give up your pet: 
864-583-4805, ext. 116 

If you are considering giving up your pet because of a medical condition and would like help, please contact the SHS Veterinary Clinic.

If you have a dog or cat who has litters that you cannot afford to care for, please utilize our low cost spay and neuter services.  

We understand that some circumstances cannot be overcome and we offer shelter and care for these pets.  Learn more about what is involved in surrendering your pet to the SHS.  

If you need to give up a pet, our animal receiving department is open 6 days a week:  (map)

Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed on Sundays


If your pet is lost or missing: 
864-583-4805, ext. 116

If your dog or cat is missing, don't wait! Contact the animal shelter that houses lost animals from your community. Nobody knows your companion as well as you, so it is always best to visit the shelter to look for your pet.  Visit as often as possible --shelters receive lost dogs and cats from animal control officers and good Samaritans every day. More tips on finding a missing pet.

If you live in the cities of Spartanburg:

Immediately contact the Spartanburg Humane Society's Lost and Found department to complete a lost report, or fill one out online

You can visit the Spartanburg Humane Society's shelter (map) to search for a missing pet 6 days a week:

Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

The city of Greer has a small holding facility for lost pets.  Contact Greer Animal Control at 864-848-5363. 

If you live in Spartanburg County:

As of November 1st, 2011 Spartanburg County Council elected to contract with Greenville County Animal Care Services for the housing and care of its stray animals.   This means that the Spartanburg Humane Society no longer houses lost pets found in Spartanburg County (outside the city limits of Spartanburg). 

Please review all of the information below to make sure you are aware of the new steps needed to locate your pet:

You will need to contact Greenville Animal Care Services to see if your pet has been picked up.  You can complete a lost report on Greenville Animal Care Serviceís website.  You may also check out Spartanburg County Animal Controlís online photo gallery of animals that have been picked up by animal control officers.  You should also visit Greenville Animal Care Services to look for your lost pet.

Greenville Animal Care Services
328 Furman Hall Rd
Greenville, SC 29609
(864) 467-3950

If you find a stray or lost animal within the city limits of Spartanburg: 

If you find the animal in the cities of Spartanburg, and you feel comfortable handling and transporting the animal, you can bring it directly to the Spartanburg Humane Society. (map)

Monday through Friday  8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

If you do not feel safe handling the animal, contact Spartanburg City Animal Control at: 864-582-1558.

The city of Greer has a small holding facility for stray animals.  Contact Greer Animal Control at  864-848-5363.

Adopt your new best friend

We know you have many choices when considering where to get a new pet.  By adopting from the SHS you can find a wonderful companion AND give a deserving pet a second chance! 

Our adoption fees offer an incredible value and, because we strive to be a community animal resource center, you will have access to dog training, our veterinary clinic, pet store, and more. 

In addition to finding animals of all sizes, colors, and breeds (yes!  approximately 25% of shelter dogs are purebred), you will also be able to meet many wonderful personalities.  Whether you are looking for a friend to join you on daily walks, a fellow fan of TIVO, a cat napper, or a kitten who enjoys acrobatics, you will be able to find your match here.  

End of life services for pets

The Spartanburg Humane Society strives to support pet owners at every stage of their companions' lives.  This includes those sad times when euthanasia is necessary to end suffering from illness or age. 

We also offer private and communal cremation.  Pet owners are welcome to inter their pets ashes in our beautiful and peaceful Remembrance Garden.  The SHS provides end of life services that are designed to help pet owners say goodbye to their friends peacefully and respectfully.