Pets of the Week: Dec. 2, 2017

Published 8:03 pm Friday, December 1, 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.



Spectacular in his American shorthair coat, this tabby boy is dressed in orange stripes ranging in color from very dark to pale, including on his very remarkable tail. Pristine white shows as a medallion on his upper chest, chin and tummy. One year old, Tango is a fun and friendly lover — he loves attention, rubbing and petting; his masculine purr lets you know that he’s happy. Packed with plenty of personality, Tango will make a wonderful pet and companion in a variety of good forever home settings where he will blossom as a devoted friend, pet and companion. For more on this wonderful cat, visit Shelter Cats. Tango’s ID  is No. 2027. Come in and meet him; he’s available through next Saturday at the shelter.



This beautiful, approximately 7-year-old, large Labrador Retriever mix is a sweet, friendly and happy gal. Roxy wears a jet black, shorthair, easy to keep clean, coat and a smile! What else does she need? She needs owner(s) who will give her a good, loving — really forever — home, where she can feel their love and warmth. Then she will become a true member of the family and a great pet. For more details on Roxy’s story please use the following link: Shelter Dogs. Roxy’s ID  is No. 1989. Come in and meet her; she’s available through next Saturday at the shelter.