Animal Shelter

The City of Florence, in coordination with the Florence Area Humane Society, maintains the Jayne Boswell Animal Shelter located at 1434 S. McCurdy Road, Florence, South Carolina 29506.   

Animal Shelter Hours of Operation:  Tuesday - Saturday, 12pm to 5pm.

The shelter is closed on all City of Florence Holidays as posted on the main page of the city's website.

For any questions regarding the Jayne Boswell Animal Shelter, please contact (843) 629-5456 during the normal operating hours. Any animal-related emergency should be directed to the City, County, or State agency where applicable:

  • City of Florence Animal Control: (843) 665-3191 (Note: Animal Control has been moved to the Florence Police Department under the Codes Enforcement Division)
  • Florence County Animal Control: (843) 665-3053  or (843) 669-3911 (After Hours For County Animal Control) 

   City of Florence Shelter Staff:

Shelter Supervisor

Christy Morales

Shelter TechnicianKathryn Goodall
Clinical TechnicianJessica Franco
Office TechnicianMelanie Bartyzel
Maintenance Team LeaderDaniel Cooper
Part-Time MaintenanceMartina Comfort
Part-Time MaintenanceVacant - Hiring Process
Animal Shelter WorkerElizabeth Parker
Animal Shelter WorkerVacant - Hiring Process

Florence Area Humane Society - Contact and Adoption Info:

All pet adoptions are processed solely by Florence Area Humane Society volunteers.  Upon completion of a pre-adoption application, the prospective adopter will be interviewed by an approved FAHS representative and notified if they are approved or denied..  If deemed necessary, the FAHS representative may require a site visit at the location where the animal will be placed.  The FAHS has the right to refuse an adoption as they deem fit. All questions regarding the application process should be directed to FAHS directly at:   

Adopt Today!

All animals inside the facility are cared for by City of Florence  staff.   All prospective adopters must complete a FAHS pre-adoption application that will be reviewed by Florence Area Humane Society representatives.

Animals Available For Adoption


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Check back frequently for updates about the dogs in our facility and find your next, best friend forever.

Phone Number:
1434 S. McCurdy Road, Florence, S.C. 29506
Hours of Operation:
Sunday and Monday: Closed to the Public Tuesday through Saturday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm Holidays: The Animal Shelter follows the City of Florence posted holiday schedule for holiday closings.