Pets of the Week: May 25, 2019

Published 11:32 am Sunday, May 26, 2019

The Betsy Bailey Nelson Animal Control Facility will be closed May 25–27 in observance of Memorial Day.

Those interested in adopting a pet should inquire at the Betsy Bailey Nelson Animal Control Facility, located at 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 and ENC Shelter Cats 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 for cleaning and maintenance.



Already neutered, with his ear tipped to prove it, Fester is ready to leave after his reduced fee is paid. Handsome, friendly, approximately 2 years old and medium-size, this fellow wears an American shorthair jet-black coat and has gorgeous, big eyes. Fester is friendly, calm, loves attention and being petted. He will make a welcome addition in a loving, forever home setting. Visit Fester, ID No. 0579; he’s available at the shelter.



Gorgeous in her brown and black brindle coat with white accents, Sansa, a Boxer mix, is friendly, alert and smart. Approximately 4 years old, this large girl is calm, quiet and will do best with an active family with owner(s) willing to give her their love, attention, exercise in a fenced area or on a leash, include her in their outings, obedience training and a good forever home.

Find video on Facebook at EncShelterDogs: Sansa, ID No. 0556. She’s available at the shelter.