Animal Shelters & Rescues in the Upstate
As an open admission, county government facility, Animal Care serves all the pets of Greenville County and the stray pets of Spartanburg County. We provide a safe home and medical health care each year to over 20,000 of the neediest animals of Greenville & Spartanburg counties, including lost, stray, surrendered, injured, and abused animals.
Founded in 1980, Concerned Citizens for Animals (CCA) is a local non-profit, 501c(3) animal shelter/rescue group. Our concerns include the increasing overpopulation of dogs and cats, the mistreatment and neglect of some pets, and the sad existence of so many stray and abandoned animals in the upstate of South Carolina.
FHGRR is a full service rescue dedicated to providing rescue and necessary veterinary care for unwanted, neglected, abused, homeless, and displaced golden retrievers. We strive to place our goldens in forever homes where they will receive a lifetime of love and care.
Pet Tender Angels is a rescue started by an individual who loves animals and wants to see no more homeless animals! The dogs and cats in our rescue are off the streets. Strays, ferals, dumped….however they got there, our mission is to get them in loving homes and to educate the public on the importance of spaying and neutering and loving care of your pets.
Animal Allies provides assistance to people who are interested in helping feral, unowned, and stray cats through a TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) program.
Animal Allies facilitates a low-cost spay/neuter program for cats and dogs. Our services are available to anyone who wants to spay/neuter their pet; however, our focus is on targeted surgeries for low-income families. Prices range from $30 to $60 at our clinic, located at 1097 Asheville Highway, Spartanburg.
Hugs for Hounds is an organization devoted to rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of unwanted/uncared for Giant Breed Dogs and All Breed Puppies.
Blue Ridge Rescue and Rehoming is a non-profit private rescue in Greer, SC dedicated to helping American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers and Bull Terriers find excellent forever homes. We also expand our breed rescue to include Rottweilers and American Bulldogs.
The Humane Society is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the promotion of animal welfare throughout greenville and surrounding areas. The Society works to make our community a safer place for people to live, to prevent cruelty to animals, and to educate the public in proper animal care, especially the neutering of pets.