John Ancrum SPCA

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Rating: 4.0

Average rating from 4 reviews.

(4.0 out of 5, based on 4 reviews)

3861 LEEDS AVENUENORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405
(843)747-4849

1214 miles away
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Reader's Reviews (4)
BradleyJenkins
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Rating: 3

Bradley's Adoption

posted 5 years ago

The facility is new and beautiful, but the people who work with the animals don't have enough volunteers to walk/run the dogs (this is what one of the vet techs explained to me) so a lot of the dogs are really hyper - mainly because they are cooped up at least 23 hours of the day in their kennels. My dog was considered "hyper-active" but after I took him home he calmed down a lot - so don't let this discourage you as a prospective adopter if all the dogs seem too hyper.
I tried to submit a volunteer application and foster application but the people at the front desk had no idea what to do with either of them. They kind of made me feel like I was a moron, like they had better things to do than submit an application (I'm sure they do but they didn't have to make me feel like that - I'm just trying to help.) Maybe that's why there isn't a lot of free help. I think I got one email about volunteering to upkeep the sorry website, but there was no other follow up because I couldn't make the last minute web design training date.
Other than that, I can tell the people who work there really care about the animals and make a nice connection with them. They had a lot of information about the individual personality of the dogs I was looking at, and they were more than helpful to allow me to see a pup in one of the viewing rooms. I just wish they had more volunteer help if needed.

Pros: new facility, clean, organized, informative staff (the ones that actually work with the animals)

Cons: uninformed front desk, not enough volunteers

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Dennis H.
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Rating: 4

Return of Sammy

posted 6 years ago

We adopted Sammy 6 years ago. He is like a reincarnation of Sam who we lost 7 months prior to that.

Pros: Very Helpful

Cons: none

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