Pets of the week: Sept. 9, 2017

Published 5:40 pm Friday, September 8, 2017

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

Requests for more information with regard to the animals appearing in Pets of the Week may be directed to shelter staff in person at the shelter during business hours or by emailing — always use the animal’s ID number.




Friendly and beautiful, this 1-year-old, American shorthair tabby girl wears a coat of light buff with a blending of pale butterscotch. Dark brown stripes create stunning accents. Her huge, pale green eyes complete this pretty image. Sassy loves sweet talk and attention and when she’s given a good, forever home, with loving and caring owner(s), she will blossom into a wonderful pet and companion.

For more information on Sassy, visit Shelter Cats. Sassy’s ID No. 1521.

Come in and she’ll reach out her paw to greet you. She’s available through the following Saturday at the shelter.



This adorable, approximately 6-month-old, medium-size, Labrador retriever-mix is a sweet, friendly, fun fellow who loves people. Blacky’s an active pup growing into an active dog. He will do best with active lifestyle owner(s), who will include him in their activities, give him exercise in a fenced area or on a leash and basic obedience training. When Blacky’s given a good, loving forever home he will become a true member of the family and a great pet.

Come meet this great pup. For more on him, visit Shelter Dogs. Blacky’s ID No. 1541.

He’s available through the following Saturday at the shelter.