About Us

Mission:
It is our mission to preserve the lives and enhance the well-being of animals.

At the Greenville Humane Society, we treat all animals in our care like any loving pet owner would.

Did You Know?

  • Founded in 1930.
  • One of the largest no-kill shelters in the Southeast.
  • We receive no government funding and operate solely on donations and sponsorships.
  • One of the largest low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinics in South Carolina.
  • We offer a variety of low-cost services. Check them out here.

2019 Year in Review

Adoptions: Adopted 6,256 pets into forever homes.

Annual Save Rate: 99.6% (5,802 animals were admitted to the shelter in 2019. 24 or .4% were euthanized to end their suffering from illness.)

Admissions: In 2019, 48% of Greenville Humane Society animals were owner surrenders and 52% were transferred from other animal shelters. We now partner with 41 high euthanasia shelters in 8 states to pull animals. By doing so, we are helping to lower the euthanasia rates in the entire Southeast.

Spay/Neuter Surgeries: 14,427 surgeries in 2019. 9,285 of these were public surgeries.

Vaccine Clinic: 54,883 vaccines were administered at the Greenville Humane Society.

Healing Place/Hope Fund: 2,987 animals were treated for serious diseases and illnesses (in homes and onsite), a 28% increase over 2018.

Volunteer Program: 47,078 total volunteer hours donated in 2019. On average, 252 active volunteers each month.

Greenville Humane Society Website/Social Media: 345,607 unique users visited our website a total of 741,055 times in 2019. Of these visitors, 45% were new. 72,030 people followed our journey on Facebook and Instagram with an annual reach of almost 6 million.

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