HSEC is currently operating under a different adoption process. If you are interested in adopting one of HSEC's wonderful animals, please follow these steps:

-Download the Adoption Application from the homepage of our website: www.HSECarolina.org
-Complete the application and send it to AdoptHSEC@gmail.com
-A staff member will review your application and be in touch to set up an appointment time for you to meet with an Adoption Counselor

Appointments will be made during our usual Adoption Hours.

At this time, we will ONLY be able to walk adopters around after they have filled out the application and set an appointment time with HSEC staff. We will not be able to facilitate "walk-in" adoptions.

If you have any questions about this new adoption process, please feel free to reach out to us. You may also email us at HSECgeneral@gmail.com or call us at (252)413-7247.

Thank you and we are excited to match you with your perfect forever friend!

The Humane Society of Eastern Carolina is a private non-profit 501c3 organization that provides temporary housing, feeding, and medical care to animals in need. The Humane Society of Eastern Carolina’s mission is to serve as a safe haven for homeless and neglected pets until they find their forever home and to serve as a resource to the community. By educating the public about issues pertaining to animals, we feel that we can work towards the elimination of over breeding of dogs and cats and teach owners to be responsible pet owners. At the same time, we hope to facilitate adoption of pets to good homes so that we can allow more unwanted animals to find a temporary home with us.


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Featured Dog


Tinto is big boy full of love and kindness. He loves to get attention and all of the pets that you will give him. He loves to play catch with toys or treats, he's pretty good at it too! Tinto has also mastered the art of fetch but he is still working on learning how to stop as once you get started playing he will insist you keep playing until he is satisfied or he will bark at you to continue. Now, don't let his massive size fool you, he might be intimidating at first but this goofball is really just a big sweetheart. Tinto is still young and needs a home that is prepared to continue to work with him on his leash manners and not jumping on people. Tinto wants a cozy bed and someone to play fetch with, will that be your home?

(Photo by Mady Noel)


Featured Cat


Get ready to fall in love with Mateo, this beautiful boy hoping to find his forever family. He loves all of the attention he can get and often is a purrr machine when being held. Mateo enjoys running around and loves to play and explore. Mateo is a curious kitty who likes to look out the window and watch the world go by. This sweet boy will fit in perfectly in any home as long as you are willing to give him some love and attention. Could you be his forever family?

(Photo by Mady Noel)

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