Contact Us


(828) 464-8878
(828) 464-4299
3224 20th Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28602
(enter Newton for GPS)

Please note: We are always VERY busy taking care of our animals, so please be patient with us, we don’t answer the phones until 11am. Please leave a voice mail, and we will return your call during regular business hours.

To leave a voicemail: Please speak slowly and clearly when leaving a message for us so all of your information will be audible.

Employment: Please email us below for employment opportunities.

Driving Directions

•Take Hwy. 70 to Fairgrove Church Road.

•Turn South onto Fairgrove Church Road
(past P.A.C.E.) for one block.

•Turn right on 20th Ave SE

•Humane Society and the spay/neuter
clinic is 1/2 mile on the left.


Monday – Friday 11am – 6pm
Saturday 11am-4pm
Closed on Sunday

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HSCC Staff

Jane Bowers – Executive Director

Natalie Robinson – Director of Operations

Erin Hooks – Director of Development

Alicia Blackburn – Director of Marketing

Emily Buckland – Director of Intake and Rescue

Diedre Henry – Special Events Manager

Monica Shields – Lead Adoption Counselor

Animal Services / Clinic

True (Jennifer) Young – Animal Services Coordinator


Dr. Jessica Hilderbran DVM – Full Time Shelter Veterinarian

Dr. Kimberly Ball DVM

Dr. Nikki Gooch DVM

Dr. Jennifer Hull DVM

Dr. Jacqueline Wright DVM