Pets of the Week: March 3, 2018

Published 7:57 pm Friday, March 2, 2018

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.

Please note, the shelter is closed on the first Wednesday of each month due to cleaning and maintenance




This sweet, loving and playful 8-month-old, Pointer-mix is a medium-size, friendly fellow. Handsome Jethro wears a soft coat of white and a mask in dark-reddish brown with matching body markings. Jethro will fit into any number of good home scenarios, but he will do best with an active family with owner(s) willing to include him in their activities plus give him their love, attention, plenty of regular exercise in a fenced area or on a leash, basic obedience training and a good forever home. Jethro’s ID is No. 0183. Come meet this remarkable dog; he is available at the shelter.




A picture may be worth a thousand words, but this 6-month-old, hound mix is a must-see puppy; the camera just doesn’t do her justice. Cute Copper is a smart, gentle and friendly girl who will grow into a large-size dog. Beautiful in her shorthair coat the color of ripening wheat, Copper will do well in a variety of good forever home settings but best with active owner(s) who will include her in their activities. Also required: their willingness to give her love, care, playtime and exercise in a fenced area or on a leash and basic obedience training. To see more about Copper, visit Shelter Dogs. Copper’s ID is No. 0173. Come meet this wonderful pup; she is available at the shelter.