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Pet Vaccination Clinic & Home for the Holidays

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Animal Care Center will hold a vaccination clinic, 18 December 2013, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the animal shelter located at 1923 Industrial Park Road in Conway.  The Clinic will offer the following services:               
  • 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 will be holding these clinics monthly.                        
The Horry County Animal Care Center wants to send all of the animals in the shelter “Home for the Holidays” this year.  As part of this special event, the Animal Care Center will feature special rates for animal adoptions throughout the month of December. 

  • Cat Adoptions are just $25.00 
  • Dog Adoptions are just $50.00
  • Adoptions include spay or neuter, vaccines and microchip implant.    
The Horry County Animal Care Center’s goal is to adopt 200 wonderful pets into loving homes before Christmas!                                                                                                   

Also, to help homeless animals in Horry County find loving homes, the Animal Care Center will offer discounted adoptions Friday, January 3, 2014, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday, January 4, 2014, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Potential adopters are encouraged to visit and spend time with the animal they are interested in.  Most of the animals are already spayed or neutered and have their shots up to date, however younger animals may need to be returned later to have shots and/or spay/neutering done.  The paperwork is easy and only takes a few minutes to fill out.  For this event, adoption fees will be discounted to just $40 for dogs (normally $80) and $25 (normally $50) for cats which includes spaying/neutering, vaccines including Rabies, heartworm or leukemia testing, heartworm and flea preventative, intestinal parasite treatment and micro-chipping.  Qualifying new pet parents also get 30-days free pet health insurance and coupons from local pet businesses.              

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

 



Clean Up Event Scheduled for Port Drive

Conway, South Carolina – The Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee will assist the Harbour Towne home owners association with a local clean up event of Port Drive on Saturday, December 7, 2013, in an effort to keep our communities clean. Interested volunteers should meet at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Port Drive and Malibu Lane, located just off Hwy 17 Bypass near the intersection of Hwy 707 and Farrow Parkway in Myrtle Beach.    

For more information, contact Nancy Tindall with Horry County Planning & Zoning at 843-915-5340.



Horry County Animal Care Center's 2nd Annual Home for the Holidays Event

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Animal Care Center wants to send all of the animals in the shelter “Home for the Holidays” this year.  

As part of this special event, the Animal Care Center will feature special rates for animal adoptions throughout the month of December.  

  • Cat Adoptions are just $25.00 
  • Dog Adoptions are just $50.00 
  • Adoptions include spay or neuter, vaccines and microchip implant. 
The Horry County Animal Care Center’s goal is to adopt 200 wonderful pets into loving homes before Christmas!  

For more information, contact the Horry County Animal Care Center at 915-5172.

Click HERE to see all the wonderful pets the Animal Care Center has up for adoption.



Pet Vaccination Clinic

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Animal Care Center will hold a vaccination clinic, 18 December 2013, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the animal shelter located at 1923 Industrial Park Road in Conway.  The Clinic will offer the following services:

            Distemper/Parvo (canine)                              $10--must be at least 8-weeks old

            Bordatella  (canine)                                       $10--must be at least 8-weeks old

            Rabies   (canine & feline)                              $10--must be at least 4-months old

            Microchip (canine & feline)                            $15--must be at least 8-weeks old

            Rhinotracheitis/Calici  (feline)                        $10--must be at least 8-weeks old

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 will be holding these clinics monthly.

To help homeless animals in Horry County find loving homes, the Animal Care Center will offer discounted adoptions Friday, December 6, 2013, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Potential adopters are encouraged to visit and spend time with the animal they are interested in.  Most of the animals are already spayed or neutered and have their shots up to date, however younger animals may need to be returned later to have shots and/or spay/neutering done.  The paperwork is easy and only takes a few minutes to fill out.  For this event, adoption fees will be discounted to just $40 for dogs (normally $80) and $25 (normally $50) for cats which includes spaying/neutering, vaccines including Rabies, heartworm or leukemia testing, heartworm and flea preventative, intestinal parasite treatment and micro-chipping.  Qualifying new pet parents also get 30-days free pet health insurance and coupons from local pet businesses. 

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



Horry County Government Participates in USMC Reserve Toys for Tots Campaign

Conway, South Carolina –Horry County Government is proud to be a part of the 2013 US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign once again this year.  Drop boxes will be available at the following County offices:
  • Carolina Forest Recreation Center, 2254 Carolina Forest Blvd, Myrtle Beach 
  • Government & Justice Center, Atrium, 1301 Second Ave., Conway 
  • Government & Justice Center, Register of Deed, 1301 Second Ave., Conway 
  • J. Reuben Long Detention, 4150 J. Reuben Long Ave., Conway 
  • James R. Frazier Community Center, 1370 Bucksport Rd., Conway 
  • L.W. Paul Living History Farm, 2279 Harris Shortcut Rd., Conway 
  • M.L. Brown Jr. Public Safety, Emergency Management, 2560 Main St., Conway 
  • Museum, 805 Main St., Conway 
  • Myrtle Beach International Airport, 1100 Jetport Rd., Myrtle Beach 
  • North Strand Recreation, 120 Hwy 57 S, Little River 
  • Public Works Facility, Engineering, 4401 Privetts Rd., Conway 
  • South Strand Complex, Auditor’s Office, 9630 Scipio Ln., Myrtle Beach 
  • South Strand Recreation, 9650 Scipio Ln., Myrtle Beach 
  • Surfside Library, 410 Surfside Beach Drive, Surfside Beach 
  • Veteran’s Affairs, 2830 Oak St., Conway 

The US Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program distributes new, unwrapped toys to needy children ages 0 -12 years old in Horry County.  

Boxes will be in the above locations by November 22 and Horry County will be collecting toys until December 17, 2013.  

Please note that Horry County is not a distribution point and cannot take requests for toys.  Requests to receive toys through the program should be directed to the local Toys for Tots website

For more information on Horry County Government’s involvement in Toys for Tots, contact Kelly Lee Brosky at 843-915-5390 or broskyk@horrycounty.org

 



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