Horry County Animal Shelter

Find Horry County South Carolina animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.


Horry County Animal Care Center 1923 Industrial Park Road Conway SC 29526 843-915-5172


Netpets PO Box 563 North Myrtle Beach SC 29597 843-249-5262

Sacred Vision Animal Sanctuary 5023 Dick Pond Road Myrtle Beach SC 29588 843-215-7729

South Carolina Greyhound Adoption Program 414 3rd Avenue South Surfside Beach SC 29575 843-828-4357

The Grand Strand Humane Society 3241 10th Avenue North Myrtle Beach SC 29577 843-918-4910

The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach 409 Bay Street North Myrtle Beach SC 29582 843-249-4948

Waccamaw Animal Rescue Mission PO Box 1764 Conway SC 29528 843-347-6583

What is an Animal Shelter?

Household animals that no longer have homes are often brought to animal shelters. Animal shelters are safe places to bring animals that are abandoned or lost. Many shelters will also take in animals that are sick or injured. In some areas of the U.S., humane societies will also provide shelter for animals. Shelters often serve as pet adoption centers. Animal shelters are also open to household pets taken from owners who can no longer care for them, those who have mistreated them, or those who have violated animal welfare laws.

Shelters provide animal care, rescue, and animal control. They assist with adopting dogs, cats, and other pets. They also may offer services like spaying or neutering. Shelters may offer adoption. Local and county governments fund some dog pounds and animal shelters, while volunteers and donations provide further support.