Pets of the week: Feb. 13-14, 2016

Published 5:04 pm Friday, February 12, 2016


This month is “Fix ‘em in February, in which Beaufort County veterinarians offer reduced rates for spay/neuter procedures. For more information, call Chocowinity Veterinary Hospital at 252-946-9000, Pamlico Animal Hospital at 252-946-2834 or Tar River Animal Hospital at 252-946-2417. Appointments are necessary. In addition to the reduced rates, the Humane Society of Beaufort County (252-946-1591) will give financial assistance to Beaufort County residents where necessary.

Those interested in adopting a pet should inquire at the Betsy Bailey Nelson Animal Control Facility, 3931 U.S. Highway 264 East, from 1 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturdays. Because of overcrowded conditions, the animals listed are only available as indicated.

All adoptions are on a first-come, first-served basis. To see more animals available for adoption, visit, visit ENC Shelter Dogs, ENC Shelter Cats and Washington Cat Rescue on Facebook or call 252-946-4517 for more information. The Humane Society of Beaufort County can also be found on Facebook at


Sweet as pie, that’s our Pumpkin. You’ll fall in love with her and her personality. She loves to be held, cuddled and fussed over. At 5 months old, she is playful, friendly, smart, attentive gentle and calm. Pumpkin wears interesting beautiful stripes of a Tabby in colors of russet, apricot, brown, buff and white. Pumpkin will be a wonderful addition in a variety of good forever home situations. Come meet her — she will delight you. Pumpkin is available through Saturday at the shelter.


A 5-month-old bundle of love, affection and fun, that’s our Tank. He’s a black and white retriever–mix, packed with gentle, friendly personality. He loves people and responds to sweet talk with tail wagging. This breed is known for its love of children and possessing a good disposition. Tank needs an owner(s) who will provide a good, loving, forever home and exercise in a fenced area or on a leash, plus basic obedience training. Come meet Tank — you’ll be glad you did. He’s available through Saturday at the shelter.