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MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, October 19, 2023) – Berkeley Animal Center is operating over max capacity and is urging the community to consider fostering or adopting. The animal center has had an influx of animals in recent weeks, processing dozens of stray animals each day. The center is also receiving up to 50 requests for owner surrenders each day, with 90 percent of stray dogs and cats not being reclaimed.

The shelter has reduced adoption fees on all dogs and cats over six months old to $20. All adoptable animals are up to date on vaccines, spayed or neutered, and microchipped. Reclaim fees have also been reduced to $15.

Everyone is encouraged to visit Berkeley Animal Center to adopt or foster animals at risk. If you are a rescue operation, please consider pulling dogs from our shelter today. The shelter is open for adoptions Tuesday – Saturday from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Our shelter is located at 131 Central Berkeley Drive in Moncks Corner. For more information, call 843-719-5050.

About Berkeley Animal Center:

Since 2017, the Berkeley County Animal Center has been committed to maintaining a fiscally responsible, healthy, safe and loving environment for rescued, abandoned, abused, or neglected animals of Berkeley County. The shelter is a place where animals receive appropriate care and attention and are treated with dignity and respect as staff pursues placing them into safe, lifelong homes. We strive to place every adoptable animal in a safe and loving home or rescue group. For more information, visit Berkeley Animal Center on Facebook or at


-Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office-

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