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Horry County Animal Care Center to Hold Pet Vaccination Clinic

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Animal Care Center (HCACC) will hold a vaccination clinic, 4 April 2017, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the shelter located at 1923 Industrial Park Road in Conway.  The following services will be offered:

  • Distemper/Parvo                  $10--must be at least 8-weeks old (canine)
  • Bordatella                             $10--must be at least 8-weeks old (canine)
  • Rabies                                  $10--must be at least 4-months old (canine & feline)
  • Microchip                              $15--must be at least 8-weeks old (canine & feline)
  • Rhinotracheitis/Calici            $10--must be at least 8-weeks old (feline)

Dogs and cats are both welcome; dogs must be on a hand-held leash and cats must be in a pet carrier.

The Animal Care Center also holds low cost spay/neuter clinics, which are open to all residents of Horry County. The cost for cats is $50 and dogs are $80 (discounted fees are available for residents receiving government assistance).  Contact the HCACC at for more information or to make an appointment.

To help homeless animals find loving homes, the HCACC offers discounted adoptions the first Friday and Saturday of each month.  The discounted fee typically includes spaying/neutering, vaccines, heartworm or leukemia testing, heartworm and flea preventative, intestinal parasite treatment and microchipping.  Qualifying new pet parents also get 30-days free pet health insurance and coupons from local pet businesses. 

To view animals currently available for adoption, stray intakes or for more information on the monthly clinics, contact the Horry County Animal Care Center at 843-915-5172, follow us on Facebook, or visit our website



Horry County Government Weekly Update for March 20-14, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, events, releases and road construction for the week of March 20-24, 2017.



Horry County Announces Citizen Government Academy Classes

Conway, South Carolina – In an effort to educate citizens on government services, functions and programs, Horry County Government will offer a free Horry101 class to all Horry County residents, business owners and students ages 18 years old and over.  The course will allow participants to learn how Horry County departments such as Police, Public Works, Fire Rescue, Budget/Finance, the Airport and others play a vital role in the community.

Classes will run for seven weeks from Thursday, April 06, 2017, until Thursday, May 18, 2017, and will meet every Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  In order to successfully complete the course, participants will need to attend six of the seven classes.  Those who do complete the course will be recognized at the Tuesday, June 6, 2017, Horry County Council meeting.

Space is limited to the first 15 participants. Citizens who are interested in the class should contact Tim Van Pelt at 843-915-5020 or by email.  If emailing, please include your first and last name, phone number, and address.



Outdoor Burn Ban To Be Lifted

Conway, South Carolina –Due to improved conditions and effective tomorrow (March 12) at 7 am, the outdoor burning ban for all unincorporated Horry County will been lifted. Horry County Fire Rescue will continue to monitor conditions and may re-impose the ban at a later date if conditions deteriorate.

Horry County Government has a policy allowing it to institute an outdoor burning ban whenever there's a statewide red flag alert or if weather conditions appear conducive to wildfires. For more information, contact Horry County Fire Rescue at (843) 915-5190.



Horry County Government Weekly Update for March 13-17, 2017

Click HERE for Horry County Government's meetings, agendas, events, releases and road construction for the week of March 13-17, 2017.



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