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Adoption Center and Spay/Neuter Clinic in Charleston, SC

Our mission is to end the euthanasia of all adoptable cats and dogs by operating a no-kill shelter, promoting forever adoptions and humane education, and providing low-cost spay/neuter surgeries.


Pet Helpers


Help Pet Helpers continue our lifesaving mission of saving all adoptable animals.

Or join our very important group of volunteers and become a foster parent today.


Pet Helpers Spay/Neuter Clinic’s mission is to provide high-quality, spay/neuter services at an affordable cost to any family. Through low-cost services, pet owners are better able to receive spay/neuter surgeries and preventive care for their pets, helping to keep them out of the shelter system.


Pet Helpers is supported primarily from private donations;
from individuals, businesses, and foundations.

Learn the many ways to contribute to our mission. Every little bit helps.

Featured Dog

Meet Freya

Meet Freya! This 2 year old energetic dog is waiting to be your one and only! Freya is an energetic, smart and playful pup that is looking for a special forever home where she can be your one and only pet. She loves to play with her toys and zoom around the yard. Freya would be great for a home with an active lifestyle where she can play, learn new skills and then cuddle up with her special someone for some snuggle time.

Earning the way to Freya’s heart starts with a good game of chase with her favorite toys. Followed by a bunch of treats and a quick nap, preferably curled up along your side so she can get all the pets!

Freya loves people and will jump and wiggle her way into your heart, but she would prefer to be the only four-legged friend that earns your attention and love. If you think Freya would be a great match for you, visit the shelter today to meet this amazing pup.

Featured Cat

Meet Biscuits & Gravy

Biscuits and Gravy are not just your ordinary cats – they’re a dynamic duo who have been inseparable since they first met. These two adorable kitties have spent the majority of their lives at Pet Helpers, where they’ve formed an unbreakable bond that’s as heartwarming as it is endearing.

Biscuits is the brave and bold one of the pair, always ready for a new adventure and eager to explore every nook and cranny of their environment. On the other paw, Gravy is a bit more shy and reserved, preferring to observe the world from a safe distance before diving in. But when they’re together, their differences blend seamlessly, creating a harmonious balance that’s a joy to behold.

These sweet, loving, and inquisitive kitties thrive on each other’s company and play off each other’s energy with pure delight. Whether they’re chasing toys, snuggling up for a nap, or simply enjoying each other’s presence, Biscuits and Gravy epitomize the beauty of companionship and the magic of friendship.

If you’re looking to add twice the love, twice the fun, and twice the purrs to your home, Biscuits and Gravy are the purrfect pair for you. Come meet them today and let them steal your heart away!

*Biscuits and Gravy will be adopted as a bonded pair. 

Why You Should Choose Pet Helpers

When you adopt from Pet Helpers, you’re saving two lives-the life of your pet, and the life of the one who takes their place.

Pet Helpers regularly works with partner facilities to save cats and dogs who are at-risk of euthanasia. Adopting from Pet Helpers frees up space so that we can continue to save new animals, and find them their forever homes.

For 45 years, our commitment to saving pets has never wavered.

Pet Helpers has saved more than 56,000 lives from euthanasia through adoption and fostering. We continue to answer the call for help, and be a voice for the animals of the Lowcountry.

Our commitment is not only to our animals, but to our community.

Pet Helpers is committed to serving our community and pet owners, as well as our animals. Through our Pet Food Bank, Unchain Charleston, and affordable Spay/Neuter clinic, Pet Helpers has the resources to assist pet owners and help keep pets where they belong-at home.

Thank you to our

Corporate Sponsors


Sheltering an animal costs us $56 per day per animal.
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