History – Mission – Vision
The Humane Society of Charlotte is working with you to create a world where there are no more homeless and unwanted animals. For every animal adopted, another animal comes in.
The Humane Society of Charlotte is a private, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supported by the generosity of many animal lovers, grants, bequests and fees for services.
The Humane Society of Charlotte is a community resource committed to improving the lives of companion animals through adoption, spay/neuter and education.
For all companion animals to one day live in a community full of care and compassion without the threat of being unwanted.
• The Humane Society of Charlotte was founded in 1978.
• The first shelter was located on Commonwealth Avenue (1979-1980).
• The second shelter was located off Old Pineville Road (1981-1993).
• The third and present shelter is located at 2700 Toomey Avenue, the former Charlotte/Mecklenburg Animal Shelter.
• The Humane Society of Charlotte Spay/Neuter Clinic opened in 1982 and was the first low-cost spay/neuter clinic in the Southeast.
Annual Report | Annual Meeting Presentation | Fast Facts | HSC Video
Click here to view our Annual Meeting presentation from February 29, 2016.
Click here for our HSC 2015 Annual Report.
2016 Fast Facts coming soon!
Our shelter is located at:
Humane Society of Charlotte
2700 Toomey Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28203