Pets of the week: Oct. 21, 2017

Published 3:47 pm Friday, October 20, 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.


At approximately 1 year, 6 months old, this blue and white bully-mix is a big, stocky, handsome and friendly fellow. Loving attention and treats, Jumper will do best with an active family with owner(s) willing to give their love, kindness, attention, care, basic obedience training and lots of consistent exercise in a fenced area or on leash, in a good forever home.

For more information about him, visit Shelter Dogs. Jumper’s ID is No. 1784. Come in for a visit; he’s available through next Saturday at the shelter.


Hunka-Hunka-Hunka burning love, that’s tabby-boy Diesel. His American shorthair coat is a gorgeous array of brown, tan and ebony; facial features include hints of white, huge pale green eyes and a rosebud nose. At 6 years old, this extra, extra-large cat has a friendly and calm disposition. To see more, visit Shelter Cats and click on the appropriate links. Diesel’s ID is No. 1786. Come meet this remarkable cat! He is available through next week at the shelter.