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. Please leave a voice mail, and we will return your call 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.


Hickory: Monday – Saturday
11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Newton: Tuesday-Saturday
11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Closed on Sunday

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HSCC Staff

Jane Bowers – Executive Director

Julie Correll – Director of Development & Marketing

Alicia Blackburn – Marketing Manager

Diedre Henry – Events Coordinator

Holly Smith – Director of Operations – Newton

Natalie Robinson – Director of Operations – Hickory

Monica Shields – Lead Adoption Counselor – Hickory

Anna Julian – Lead Adoption Counselor – Newton

Animal Services / Clinic

Toni Justice – Foothill’s Spay/Neuter Supervisor

Eric Beam – Animal Services Coordinator Newton

True (Jennifer) Young – Animal Services Coordinator Hickory

Cheyenne Shew – Foster Coordinator


Dr. Jessica Hilderbran DVM – Full Time Shelter Veterinarian

Dr. Nikki Gooch DVM

Dr. Amanda Whitener DVM

Dr. Christine Duke DVM

Dr. Leigh Ring DVM

Dr. Jennifer Hull DVM

Dr. Jacqueline Wright DVM