The City of Florence, in coordination with the Florence Area Humane Society, maintains the Jayne Boswell Animal Shelter located at 1434 S. McCurdy Road, Florence, S.C. 29506.  The City of Florence owns and operates the shelter, while the Florence Area Humane Society solicits volunteers for daily assistance, foster homes, food and treats, kennels, and much more. 

Hours of Operation:
Sunday and Monday: Closed to the Public
Tuesday through Saturday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Holidays: The Animal Shelter follows the City of Florence posted holiday schedule for holiday closings. 

For any questions regarding the Jayne Boswell Animal Shelter, please contact 843-629-5456 during the normal operating hours.  Any animal related emergency should be directed to the City, County, or State agency where applicable. Any situation is considered an emergency if a domestic or wild animal is in danger or is creating a danger to a citizen.  Please call 911 if this situation occurs.

City of Florence Shelter Staff:
Wendy Wilton, Shelter Supervisor
Betsy Braddock, Clinical Technician
Beth Coxe, Office Technician
Christy Vaught, Animal Control Officer
Daniel Cooper, Maintenance Team Leader
Martina Comfort, Maintenance
Tim Dionne, Maintenance
Cameron Bostick, Maintenance
Florence Area Humane Society - Contact and Adoption Info
All pet adoptions go through the Florence Area Humane Society staff.   All prospective adopters must complete a FAHS pre-adoption application.  Upon completion of a pre-adoption application, the prosepective adopter will be interviewed by an approved FAHS representative.  If deeemed necessary, the FAHS representative may require a site visit at the location where the animal will be placed.  After these steps have been completed, the prospective adopter will be notified if adoption is approved/disapproved. The FAHS has the right to refuse an adoption if the adopter refuses to comply with the terms in their contract. If an adoption is questionable, prior to approval, a FAHS representative should consult with the Shelter Supervisor and FAHS Board.

All of our animals are listed on  You can view our Pets HERE!!