Interested in Adopting?

New animals arrive everyday at most shelters.The staff learn the personalities of all of the animals, and can help in choosing the perfect pet for you and your lifestyle. Please remember puppies and kittens are usually adopted quickly. In many cases adopting an adult or senior pet can be very rewarding.

Municipal Animal Shelters:

City of Columbia Shelter (Richland County)  803.776.PETS (7387)

Lexington County Animal Services  803-785-8149

Orangeburg County Animal Control  803-533-6178

Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter (Kershaw County)  803-425-6016

Fairfield County Animal Control  803-815-0805

Other Adoption Resources:

PETSinc (West Columbia)  803-739-9333
Palmetto Lifeline (Columbia) 803-465-9150
South of the Bully (Pit Bull Rescue)
3160 Hwy 21, Suite 103, #40
Fort Mill, SC 29715
FAX: (866) 302-6657
E-mail: southofthebully[at]gmail[dot]com
Cotton Branch Farm Animal Sanctuary
507 Cotton Branch Rd.
Leesville, SC 29070
(803) 892-4218

L.E.A.R.N Horse Rescue
PO Box 619
Ravenel, South Carolina 29470
(843) 991-4879

Big Oaks Rescue Farm    
2305 Kate Way
Greenwood SC  29646
864 993-9691

Need a New Home for Your Pet?

Please utilize all options before giving up your pet to a shelter. It can be traumatizing for a beloved family pet to suddenly be kenneled in a noisy room with lots of strange dogs or cats and people. If you are no longer able to provide the proper care for your pet, please contact one of the above listed resources.