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Shelter Animals Advocates

Graniteville, SC

Our Mission

Shelter Animals Advocates is a non profit corporation  registered as a public charity in the state of South Carolina .Shelter Animals Advocates is a publicly supported, registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to SAA are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Tax ID: 47-5592668 

SAA saves HW+ dogs from  rural SC public shelters, raises funds for their heartworm treatment and once the dog is heartworm negative sends them to other rescues or adopts them out. We do not accept dogs from the general public. SAA also saves HW negative dogs and offers them for adoption.

Adoption Policy

To apply to adopt one of our adoptable dogs, please complete the online application or email  You will then be contacted to schedule a home visit. Our dogs are all in foster homes, in order to arrange a meet and greet you MUST complete an application. Our dogs are also available for viewing at our adoption events (see adoption event page for next scheduled event.) If you adopt a dog at one of our events, you will contract to have a home visit within 2 weeks.

Our adoption fee is $150. Seniors $75. Cats $65. 

All dogs are spayed-neutered, up to date on vaccines and heartworm prevention and have been dewormed and microchipped. Transfer of the microchip and any related fees are your responsibility. The dogs that were rescued under our HeartBeat program have received heartworm treatment and are HW negative. All dogs are on heartworm preventive and flea tick preventive

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