Our mission has been the same for 144 years: Preventing cruelty to animals. We are a nonprofit animal organization whose main goal is to save lives!
In 1874, Charleston Animal Society was formed as the first animal protection
> organization in South Carolina and one of the first in the Nation. Its
> purpose was to prevent cruelty to animals. For over a century, it has
> accomplished this through a variety of programs and services. Today, it
> protects animals by –
> 1.Finding homes for homeless animals…through adoptions,
> return-to-owners and a free roaming cats initiative.
> 2.Fighting animal cruelty wherever it exists…through assisting law
> enforcement with investigations and intervention.
> 3.Helping youth understand science…through a veterinary science
> 4 Containing outbreaks of deadly diseases…through a communitywide
> rabies vaccination strategy.
> 5 Reuniting loved ones with their families…through an in-depth lost
> and found program.
> 6. Preventing births of unwanted animals…through a high-volume,
> high-quality affordable spay/neuter initiative.
> 7. Saving the lives of abused and abandoned animals…through a medical
> and behavioral treatment regimen.
> 8.Guiding children to grow into humanitarians…through a comprehensive
> humane education initiative.
> 9. Fighting Hunger When Food Is Unaffordable…through a nonjudgmental
> pet-focused food bank.
Nestled on five acres, easily accessable from I-26 and hwy 526, the Charleston Animal Society never turns an animal away. We are the Lowcountry's only full service full access shelter and house nearly 9,000 animals per year. Charleston and surrounding areas can visit with our adoptable animals 7 days a week during our business hours and 24 hours a day online at www.CharlestonAnimalSociety.org
|Awards||Community Foundation Non-Profit of the Year 2012, City Paper Best Local Cause 3 years,Great Non Profits 2013 Top Rated Non-Profit,Better Business Bureau Accredited Business A rating,GuideSTAR Exchange Gold Participant,PEDIGREE Innovators grant recepient,Non-Profit of the Year 2012 Charleston Magazine and Coastal Community Foundation,|
|Products||We offer adoptions of all animals which are received by our shelter predominately cats,kittens ,puppies and dogs. We have a retail store "Soul Pet Supply" which offers pet supplies for new adoptions and gift items for the pet lover in you.|