Pets of the Week: Dec. 16, 2017

Published 3:59 pm Monday, December 18, 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.



Approximately 2 years old, this large, female, American pit bull terrier mix is friendly, alert and calm. Beautiful Lyla wears a black and brown brindle shorthair coat with charming accents of white on her face and body. Lyla deserves a good, loving forever home, with owner(s) willing to commit to giving unconditional love, attention and care to her for the rest of her life. Plenty of exercise in a fenced area or on leash, and basic obedience training are also essential. For more on Lyla, visit Lyla’s ID is No. 2119. Come spend some time with this fine dog; she’s available through next Saturday at the shelter.



Meet gorgeous, 10-month-old juvenile cat Sassy. Wearing a soft-to-the-touch, silky, jet-black coat that shimmers and shines, a twinkling star on her chest and huge golden eyes, she is a sight to behold. When given love, care and the commitment of a good forever, loving, home, Sassy will be a welcome addition in a variety settings and she will blossom into a true companion and pet. For more information about Sassy, visit Shelter Cats. Sassy’s ID  is No. 2117. Come meet her; she is available at the shelter.