Blog

  • All
  • Animal Campus
  • Animal Shelter
  • Education
  • Local News
  • Press
  • Progress Update
  • Uncategorized

We've mentioned that last year we had a live release rate of 79%. This number was better than last year's with a rate of 72%, but significantly better since five years ago. In 2011, our live release rate was as low as 33%. Live release...

One of the bigger accomplishments of this past fiscal year has been our decrease in intake at the shelter. Five years ago, our intake was at a height of 4,983 animals. This past year, our intake came out to 3,276 animals. This was huge for...

The short story is that we've reduced overpopulation, euthanasia, intake, cruelty, and cost. To be more specific, in fiscal year 2016, Beaufort County Animal Services : Welcomed 3,276 animals through our doors - more than 9 animals per day Celebrated a Live Release rate of...

We've got another update! We have removed many more trees and are continuing to remove limbs to get ready for hauling logs off-site. The mud from the rain is causing equipment to get stuck which is setting us back from time to time. We are also...

This partnership between Beaufort County Animal Shelter and the Hilton Head Humane Association could not have come at a better time. Right now, the Beaufort County Animal Shelter is barely hanging on. The current shelter remains in a battered state that is too old to...

Due to flooding brought by Hurricane Irma, our progress was put to a halt. We received more than eight inches of rain at the site which put it, along with the roadway and all surrounding drainage ditches, underwater. This made any movement and water pumping...

A new animal shelter will be built on this site along S.C. 170 in Okatie. The project is a partnership between Beaufort County and the Hilton Head Humane Association. .mcclatchy-embed{position:relative;padding:40px 0 56.25%;height:0;overflow:hidden;max-width:100%}.mcclatchy-embed iframe{position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%} After years of planning and fundraising, the new Beaufort County animal shelter is poised...

The Hilton Head Humane Association, together with Beaufort County, recently approved plans for a new 21,136-square-foot facility in Okatie, near the intersection of U.S. 278 and S.C. 170 at Pritcher Point Road. The building’s interior area of 16,830 square feet includes Hilton Head Humane’s spay/neuter...

Beaufort County and the Hilton Head Humane Association will soon launch a $2 million fundraising campaign to help pay for the remainder of the planned $7 million new county animal shelter. The additional funding will help the county expand its original, $5 million plan to build...