Contact Us – Hickory
3224 20th Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28602
(enter Newton for GPS)
Please note: We are always VERY busy taking care of our animals, so please be patient with us, we don’t answer the phones until 11am…leave a voice mail, and we will do our best to return your call, within a 24 hour period, during regular business hours.
To leave a voicemail: Please speak slowly and clearly when leaving a message for us so all of your information will be audible.
Employment: Please email us below for employment opportunities.
•Take Hwy. 70 to Fairgrove Church Road.
•Turn South onto Fairgrove Church Road
(past Dale Jarrett, Inc.) for one block.
•Turn right on 20th Ave SE
•Humane Society and the spay/neuter
clinic is 1/2 mile on the left.
Monday – Saturday
11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Closed on Sunday
Jane Bowers -Executive Director
Beth Hatley -Shelter Manager
Pam Sprague -Bookkeeper
Courtney Saunders -Director of Development & Communications
Sandy Blazer -Animal Services
Holly Smith -Animal Services / Clinic Technician
Amanda Davis -Animal Services-Newton
Jason Van Horn -Animal Services
Natalie Robinson -Animal Services / Clinic Technician
Monica Shields -Adoption Counselor
Jessica McGregor -Adoption Counselor
Emily Buckland -Adoption Counselor / Meds
Beth Bailey -Adoption Counselor
Marty Clifton -Adoption Counselor
Carla Smith -Adoption Counselor / Animal Services
Mary-Catherine Stoddart -Weekend Meds
Michael (Shawn) Van Horn -Head Kennel Technician
Foothills Spay / Neuter Staff
Dr. Nikki Schwizer DVM -Veterinarian
Dr. Allen Anton DVM -Veterinarian
Dr. John Palermo DVM -Veterinarian
Dr. Bryna Frye DVM -Veterinarian
Rebecka Garrett -Clinic Technician
Rebekah Franklin -Clinic Technician
Eric Beam -Clinic Technician