April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

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The Humane Society of Greenwood wants all to realize that animal abuse and neglect occurs in their own community. It’s important to recognize the signs of neglect, whether it’s intentional or not, and to report it for the sake of the animal. Residents of Greenwood City or County (South Carolina) should call 911 or dispatch at (864) 942-8679 to report an animal in need. The more detailed information you have -- exact address or location, description of animal(s), date, time of incident -- the better able law enforcement can assist. You are allowed to make the report and remain anonymous, if you choose. The most important thing is that the animal gets the help it needs. Continue reading

Help promote kindness to animals by sending us a photo of you with your pet!


April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month. We are taking “paws” from the traditional method of creating awareness on the topic and asking you to celebrate kindness to animals. The best way … Continue reading


Chili’s Sizzlin’ Showdown Golf Tournament

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Proceeds from this tournament benefit the Humane Society of Greenwood! Shotgun start at 1 pm – Four person scramble Cost $75 per player, $300 per team – includes cart, greens fee, range balls, lunch before the round, two … Continue reading


Pets of the Week – April 21, 2014 (Fairy Princess and Dizzy)


Dizzy Plush as the most beloved Teddy Bear, with emerald green eyes and soft padded feet, Dizzy puts forth his best effort to fit perfectly into your heart. He has spent much of his 2 years outside, fending for himself, … Continue reading


Adoptable Dogs At Petsmart Saturday, April 19

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The Humane Society of Greenwood will be at Petsmart in Greenwood, SC, April 19 from 11a to 3p with adoptable dogs from the Greenwood County Animal Shelter. Available pooches and kitties will be there for you to visit, play with, … Continue reading


Pets of the Week – April 14, 2014 (Sophie and Cleo)


Sophia The name Sophia has meant “wisdom” to the Greeks for thousands of years, but this Sophie thinks you can be both wise and silly. This striking American Staffordshire Terrier mix has a standout brindle pattern mixed with pearly white … Continue reading


YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, April 12, 9a to 12p

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Visit us at YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day event. We’ll have adoptable dogs and encouraging kids to get up and move by walking and spending time with their dogs and other pets. See you Saturday at the Greenwood YMCA … Continue reading

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Pets of the Week – April 7, 2014 (Copper and Amelia)


Amelia Her well-made, neatly striped little body can hardly live up to her big, breathy purr; at one year old, darling Amelia’s a born lap cat, but cradle her in your arms and she’s equally pleased, the object of her … Continue reading


Trap-Neuter-Return Volunteer Workshop, April 12, 10a to 12p

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The class is for those who want to learn about Trap-Neuter-Return and how to help community/feral cats. To register, please email your name and contact information. You can pre-order a hard copy of the TNR Handbook for … Continue reading


Volunteer Orientation, April 5, 10a


Volunteer help is vital for helping save animals’ lives. Volunteers are needed to perform a variety of services, including kennel enrichment, socialization and dog walking, assist at community adoption events, fund raising, administrative tasks, helping with animal transport, bathing and … Continue reading