One of the smaller nonprofit rescues in Greenville, Lucky Pup Rescue takes animals from high-risk euthanasia settings to try and find them a forever home. Despite operating solely through a foster network, Lucky Pup has rescued and rehomed over 500 dogs since its inception. Even still, this rescue still gets upwards of 100 requests weekly to take dogs in high-risk situations. Because of this, Lucky Pup is constantly building relationships with the community in order to try and accommodate as many of these requests as possible.
The largest no-kill facility in the American Southeast, Greenville Humane Society has their work cut out for them. By working with over 30 different no-kill non-profits, GHS is able to see to the nearly 10,000 animals that come through its doors. Offering one of the largest low-cost spay and neuter clinics in the state and a trauma center unlike any other, Greenville Humane Society works tirelessly reduce overpopulation and neglect. GHS strives for a nonexistent return rate and does so by implementing post-adoption services and pre-adoption surveys to ensure all adopters and their pets are supported throughout the process.
Greenville Animal Care is the biggest no-kill facility in South Carolina, with an open admission policy that enables it to see almost 20,000 animals each year. To try and combat seeing volumes like this, the shelter operates a high-volume spay and neuter clinic on-site to prevent overbreeding in both Greenville and Spartanburg. When Greenville Animal Care staff are not finding forever homes, they offer classroom education program for kids of any age to learn about being an advocate and educated pet owner.