Local Spotlight: Humane Society of Eastern Carolina

Humane Society of Eastern Carolina

The stresses of a long day melt away when you come home to see your pet. Whether your dog wags his or her tail or your cat immediately begins to purr, they can always cheer you up. Well, adding a fluffy companion to your family doesn’t just make your life better. It makes the world better too! So go ahead—add a visit to the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina to your schedule.

What is the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina?

The Humane Society of Eastern Carolina has served the area for decades. Not only is it a no-kill shelter, but it has taken in pets from high-kill shelters to find them a home. Its cats and dogs have a new lease on life thanks to donors, volunteers, and their new families. They also have a sanctuary for unadoptable pets too, which means that all the animals that come through their doors will have a happy future ahead of them.

Why is it important to adopt?

When you adopt, you know for certain that you have given your pet an opportunity to live a peaceful, comfortable life. Each animal in a shelter is need of someone to take a chance on him or her. And each time you adopt a pet, you open a spot for another animal and continue a long, important philanthropic cycle.

How can I support the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina?

Giving time or funds are the two of the best ways to help out the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina. Your assistance or donations mean that the shelter can stay afloat. And how could we forget–you can also come in and adopt! Take a look at their cute cats and perfect pups online!

Visiting Details

Maybe it was a bit unfair giving you all those sweet pet pics to look at today! Don’t worry though—the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina is open to visitors. Their hours run from Thursday and Friday from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. As for the shelter itself, you can find it at in 3520 Tupper Drive in Greenville!


Valentine’s Day may have passed, but the love doesn’t have to end! Soon, you could be bringing a cute cat or dog home with you! And yes—Summer Green Apartment Homes are pet-friendly! Simply contact us for landlord and breed approval. Then, all you have to do is visit the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina.

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