The Lenoir County SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization in Kinston, NC. We are not affiliated with nor do we receive funding from the ASPCA.
We are 1 of only 2 county animal shelters in NC which are run by a non-profit organization instead of that county's animal control department.
We receive only partial funding for shelter operations from Kinston/Lenoir County, leaving us with a deficit every month. The remaining expenses are paide by private donors and any profit earned from our Second Chances Thrift Store.
Our small shelter receives an average of 8 new homeless pets every day. Please spay & neuter!
The Lenoir County SPCA is dedicated to improving the welfare of companion animals through
- Shelter and care for homeless, neglected & abused animals
- Adoption, Foster, & Rescue programs to place animals in loving homes
- Spay/Neuter education to decrease pet overpopulation
- Education on responsible pet ownership, animal advocacy, and how to report animal abuse & neglect
- Advocacy with local, state and national decision makers