Shelter Closed for Inclement Weather

The Greenwood County Animal Shelter and Humane Society of Greenwood will be closed Saturday, January 7th due to inclement weather. For stay animal emergencies in Greenwood, city or county, please call
864.942.8632. If you are interested in volunteering sometime through this cold weekend please email You help is greatly appreciated as some staff members may be unable to drive to the shelter due to road conditions.  Thank you.

October is Adopt-A-Shelter Dog Month

The Humane Society of Greenwood and the Petco Foundation are celebrating October’s National Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month at the Greenwood County Animal Shelter.  During the month of October, dog adoption fees are reduced to $50.  All dogs are vetted:  spayed or neutered, vaccinated, heartworm tested, dewormed, and microchipped.

The Greenwood County Animal Shelter has dogs of every type,

July 4th Pet Safety

More pets go missing on July 4th than any other time. The number of lost pets increases 30% making July 5th the busiest days for animals shelters across the country. To protect your pet on the Fourth of July, take these precautions:

  • Resist the urge to take your pet to fireworks displays.

Petco Foundation Invests In Lifesaving Work of Humane Society of Greenwood

Grant of $100,000 will extend efforts to save more animal lives in Greenwood, SC

Greenwood, May 17, 2016 – The Humane Society of Greenwood, SC, announced it has received a $100,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its “Unleash The Possibilities” campaign. This campaign will aid in building and funding a new adoption center,