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

Holly Smith -Animal Services / Clinic Technician

Amanda Davis -Animal Services

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

Henry Helton -Adoption Counselor

Mary-Catherine Stoddart -Weekend Meds

Michael (Shawn) Van Horn -Head Kennel Technician

Foothills Spay / Neuter Staff

Dr. Deidre Sesan DVM -Veterinarian
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
Sue Blusk -Clinic Technician
Eric Beam -Clinic Technician