APS at Max Capacity

Shelter dog
(file photo)

The Columbus County Sheriff’s Animal Protective Services will not be accepting anymore animals until further notice. APS put out a statement via Facebook Tuesday, June 6, explaining that the shelter is now at max capacity. They also can not accept strays at this time.

The facility will be working closely with rescue organizations to find homes for over 100 animals being housed at the shelter, and many of the furbabies are now up for adoption. Male cats can be adopted for $50, female cats for $75, and dogs for $135. The fees include vaccinations and a spay/neuter voucher.

The shelter is always in need of food and supplies. The APS wish list includes food for cats, dogs, and puppies; litter; pet beds; blankets and towels; laundry detergent and cleaning supplies like Pine Sol, Fabuloso, and 409. For more information about the adoption process, call 910.641.3945 or send an email to  animal.services@columbussheriff.com.  Available animals can be viewed on the Columbus County Sheriff’s Animal Protective Services Facebook Page.


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