WHAT WE DO
Cherokee County Consolidated Animal Shelter is the impoundment facility for the City of Gaffney
(one animal control officer) and Cherokee County (two animal control officers), and is funded 100% by
Cherokee County taxpayers. The Shelter has a manager and an animal care technician. County policy does
not provide for adoption or rescue of impounded animals, and they should not be contacted regarding
By agreement with the County, the Humane Society of Cherokee County is the adoption and rescue
agent for all the animals at the Cherokee County Animal Shelter.
The Humane Society of Cherokee County is a registered 501(c)(3)nonprofit charitable organization
incorporated in 2000 for the prevention of cruelty to animals and the adoption or rescue of unwanted
animals. We have no paid employees and our board of directors is a hands-on group that routinely donates
in excess of 100 hours per week to actions which have been proven to save the lives of homeless animals.