Pets of the Week: March 25, 2023

Published 7:37 am Saturday, March 25, 2023

The Beaufort County animal shelter is open Mondays through Fridays, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, the shelter will be closed unless an appointment is made before 5:00 p.m. Friday. Animal control officers are at the shelter by 8 a.m. daily. Shelter employees will not answer the phone in the morning due to all staff being hands-on with morning operations. The shelter strongly recommends leaving a voicemail with contact information and will get back to callers as soon as possible. In the case of an emergency, contact the Beaufort County Sheriff’s to reach the Animal Control officer on call. The shelter is located at 3931 U.S. Highway 264 East in Washington.

The shelter will be closed to the public for cleaning on the first Wednesday of every month. Please visit to view all pets currently available for adoption. To see more cats and kittens, visit the Friends of the Beaufort County Shelter Cat page on Facebook. The photos below were taken by Beaufort County Animal Shelter staff members.

Dog, Barkley 0230

This sweet boy was left to fend for himself when his owner moved and didn’t take him. Barkley is such a good boy and he is very treat motivated! He appears dog friendly, loves attention and is very affectionate.  At 3 years old, this handsome, friendly, Lab-Retriever/Bully-mix, big boy, needs a good home and folks to love him. Barkley, ID No. 0230, is waiting at the Shelter.

Cat, Pixel 0243

She’s a beautiful, sweetheart – shy, but friendly, calm, reserved, and laid back. Pixel, would love a quiet and patient home to let her come out of her shell and learn her surroundings. At 2 years old, she is a gorgeous, American shorthair, white and black, bi-color cutie with huge sparkling eyes.  Pixel, ID No. 0243, will make a treasured pet. She’d love to meet you at the Shelter.