Category: Adopting An Animal

5 Ways to Celebrate National Adopt-A-Dog Month

October is for fall leaves, pumpkins, and adopting dogs!  Each year, the month of October is recognized as National Adopt-a-Dog month. The Humane Society of Charlotte welcomes an average of 160 new dogs per month to our shelter and while they stay with us as long as it takes for them to find their new loving family, we […]

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Happy International Dog Day!

Happy International Dog Day from the Humane Society of Charlotte! In celebration of the occasion and in collaboration with the ongoing Clear the Shelters™ campaign, we’re offering reduced adoption fees on select animals at the shelter now through September 19. We recently met a major adoption milestone for 2021 – more than 2000 animals from […]

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Humane Society of Charlotte Joins NBCUniversal Clear the Shelters™ Campaign

NBCUniversal’s local Clear the Shelters™ pet adoption campaign is back and the Humane Society of Charlotte (HSC) has joined in to help as many animals as possible find their new loving family this August and September. Clear the Shelters™ has been active for seven consecutive years nationwide and since that time, the adoption campaign has […]

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Humane Society of Charlotte Celebrates 2000 Adoptions in 2021

We’re celebrating 2000 completed adoptions in 2021 as of last Friday, August 13.  Since the beginning of 2021, the HSC team has worked tirelessly to find new families for the animals at our shelter during a year when shelters across the country are maxing out their capacity for care. Each year our organization averages just over […]

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Adopting Cats with Ringworm…it’s not that scary!

Adopting is an exciting decision and just as you would prep for any new addition, it’s important to prepare to take on the new responsibilities of pet ownership. Most often those new responsibilities involve house-training and basic manners, but when you take a chance and adopt an animal who is recovering from an infection or illness, you are giving that animal a second chance at […]

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It Takes Two Weeks: The Key to A Successful Adoption

Over the last 44 years, The Humane Society of Charlotte has been a trusted fixture in the Charlotte community for families wanting to adopt and rescue dogs and cats. The time after adoption can be the most crucial to the success of bringing home a new family member. This time following adoption is called the […]

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Cast Your Ballot for A New Pet at HSC!

  The Humane Society of Charlotte is kicking off election season and we want YOU to Elect to Adopt a new furry friend! Whether you love Demo-CATS or Re-PUP-licans, you’re sure to find a winner at HSC but to be sure you’re selecting the right representative for your home, we’ve broken down our HSC pet’s […]

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Why Adopting a Teachers Pet for Back-to-School is a good idea

It’s September and school is back in session and in a variety of ways! The Humane Society of Charlotte wants to get in on the fun by encouraging you to adopt a Teacher’s Pet of your very own! But isn’t a new pet a lot to take on while kicking off a new school year, […]

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Clear the Shelters 2019 – Tips for Saturday!

It’s August, which means that Clear the Shelters sponsored by NBC Universal, is just around the corner. The Humane Society of Charlotte is excited to once again, participate in this nationwide event and help find as many homes as possible for the dogs and cats at HSC. For 2019, HSC will fee-waive our available dogs […]

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What Makes An Adopter Pick?

  Like clockwork, the Humane Society of Charlotte staff arrives early in the morning. The dog and cat kennels are cleaned and sanitized. Animals go for potty breaks and eat their breakfast. We replace torn beds and blankets and distribute new toys. The doors open and adopters begin streaming in to meet their new best […]

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