Pets of the week: Oct. 7, 2017

Published 6:33 pm Friday, October 6, 2017

During the month of October reduced adoption rates for dogs and puppies at the Beaufort County Shelter will be in effect. For more information, contact shelter staff in person at the shelter, call 252-946-4517 or email to

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.



Angel Girl

Beautiful and winsome, this 4-year-old American shorthair tabby girl wears a coat of stunning stripes in apricot, chocolate, ebony and ivory. Her huge mesmerizing, pale green eyes complete this pretty image. When given a good, forever home, with loving and caring owner(s), Angel Girl will blossom into a wonderful pet and companion.

For more information, visit Shelter Cats. Angel Girl’s ID is No. 1632.

Come in and spend a bit of time with her; you’ll be glad you did. She’s available through the following Saturday at shelter.



At approximately 4 years old, this large, male, American pit bull terrier–mix is friendly, playful and affectionate. Handsome Chance, already vetted and neutered is ready to go immediately, after a reduced fee is paid. Chance deserves a good, loving forever home, with owner(s) willing to commit unconditional love, attention and care to him for the rest of his life. Plenty of exercise in a fenced area or on leash, and basic obedience training are also essential.

For more on him, visit Chance’s ID is No. 1709.

Come spend some time with this fine dog; he’s available through the following Saturday at the shelter.