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.

Driving Directions

•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

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HSCC Staff

Jane Bowers -Executive Director

Beth Hatley -Shelter Manager

Pam Sprague -Bookkeeper

Courtney Saunders -Director of Development & Communications

Sandy Blazer -Animal Services-Hickory

Holly Smith -Animal Services / Clinic Technician

Amanda Davis -Animal Services-Newton

Eric Beam -Animal Services-Newton

Natalie Robinson -Animal Services-Hickory / 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

Jason Van Horn -Clinic Technician