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Pet-Friendly Shelter Open at DuBose Middle School

Post Date:09/11/2017 2:40 PM

Dorchester County will open a shelter at DuBose Middle School, located at 1005 DuBose School Road, Summerville at 3:00 PM, today, Monday, September 11, 2017.

Residents evacuating to a shelter should pack minimally, bringing only the essentials i.e. bedding (blankets or sleeping bag, pillows, air mattresses or cots) personal hygiene products, a form of identification, all medications, important documents and a change of clothes, food and water for 3-4 days.


The Shelter will only accept crated, small, domesticated animals. At least one family member must remain at the shelter, with the pet, at all times.

Residents who would like to utilize the pet shelter will be responsible for bringing all pet supplies including, but not limited to the below:

  1. Leash    
  2. Vaccination Records      
  3. Pet Food      
  4. Water & Food Bowls      
  5. Sheet or Blanket to cover Kennel    
  6. Litter and Litter Box      
  7. Medication (if needed)      
  8. Training Pads for kennel