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

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


Pets of the Week – March 31, 2014


Betty Good manners make great fun, and our year-and-a-half-young Boxer mix Betty is here to politely prove it. Throw her beloved tennis ball and LOL when she races back with it — she’ll sit (quivering with anticipation) until you throw … Continue reading


Camp Good Dog For Kids 2014!

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Register your child now for Camp Good Dog for Kids. Camp dates are June 9 -20 with graduation June 21. Age range is 8 to 14 years, camp sessions are 8:30a to 11:30a. Registration for the two week … Continue reading


Belk Kids Fest March 29, 12p to 2p

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Belk in Greenwood, SC has a fun-filled day planned for kids and parents alike — fashion show, face painting, and other activities. We will be outside the main entrance from 12p to 2p with adoptable dogs. Come out … Continue reading