Contact Us


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

Pam Sprague

Beth Hatley
Volunteer / Operations / Special Events Manager

Courtney Saunders
Director of Development & Communications

Jennifer Pennell
Shelter Manager – Newton HSCC Shelter

Jessica Baker
Animal Services

Sandy Blazer
Animal Services

Monica Shields
Adoption Counselor

Tosha Johnson
Adoption Counselor

Ann Canipe
Adoption Counselor

Michael (Shawn) Van Horn
Head Kennel Technician

Foothills Spay / Neuter Staff

Dr. Sigrid Coulthurst DVM

Dr. Deidre Sesan DVM

Holly Smith
Head Clinic Technician

Amanda Davis
Clinic Technician

Mary McCall
Clinic Technician

Sam Caoili
Clinic Technician / Adoption Counselor