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
Julie Correll -Director of Development
Marty Clifton -Administration Manager
Courtney Saunders -Director of Communications
Monica Shields -Lead Adoption Counselor
Nanette Rippert -Adoption Counselor
Lara Moore -Adoption Counselor
Jessica Beman -Adoption Counselor
Victoria Henderson -Adoption Counselor
Emily Buckland -Volunteer Coordinator / Adoption Counselor / A.S.
Amanda Davis – Shelter / Rescue Coordinator
Michael (Shawn) Van Horn -Head Kennel Technician
Animal Services / Clinic Staff
Holly Smith -Veterinary Coordinator
Carla Smith RVT
Natalie Robinson -Animal Services Coordinator
Dr. Jessica Hilderbran DVM -Full Time Shelter Veterinarian
Dr. Nikki Gooch DVM
Dr. Amanda Whitener DVM
Dr. Brittany McLamb DVM
Dr. Christine Duke DVM
Dr. Leigh Ring DVM
Dr. Jennifer Hull DVM
Dr. Kimberly Ball DVM
Dr. Erika Mastalerz DVM
Dr. Christopher Buchanan DVM