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My name is Licker (Foster Care)!

Posted over 2 years ago | Updated 1 year ago

Adoption process

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Facts about me

Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
12 years 3 months old, Senior
(When grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Pet ID

My info

Checkmark in teal circle Good with dogs
Checkmark in teal circle Shots current
Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered
Checkmark in teal circle Housetrained
Checkmark in teal circle Has special needs

My story

Meet this adorable fella named Licker! (He is currently in a foster home with 2 other dogs and doing great.) He came into the shelter June 23-25, 2021 when his family could no longer keep him a s asked ACO to come & pick him up. He was involved in an accident shortly after coming in and is on the mend. He also suffers from seizures so he will need a FOREVER home that can provide him with his daily medication to keep him seizure free. A veterinarian will have to closely monitor him while on medication to make sure it’s the right dose and helping as it’s intended…bloodwork periodically will be required as well. Since being on the medication he has been great and has blossomed into this happy spunky fun loving pup. Licker is around 5 years old, current on shots, now neutered (November 2021) and just a sweetheart…great size too. Maybe you have the most perfect loving FOREVER home for Licker?! Visit with him today & adopt him into your heart and home!
If you have another dog and are interested in meeting another potential new furry member please bring him or her to the shelter and meet on neutral ground before adopting. No need to shuffle the animals around any more than necessary. Please know that 1 mosquito bite can create heart worms and they can be fatal if not treated. It is VERY important to keep your pets healthy and protected by keeping them on a once a month heart worm and flea/tick prevention. These animals are counting on you as their owner to provide them with lots a love and the proper health care so PLEASE make sure you are aware and prepared before adopting. Owning a pet is an extra expense and responsibility but is so worth every minute and penny you invest in them. They will add lots of joy and unconditional love if given a fair chance.
The shelter is open Mon.-Fri. 10-1, 2-5, Sat. 10-4. Adopt a homeless pet and save a life. If you can not adopt right now come out and volunteer and make a difference in the lives of these animals while they await their FOREVER home.
In order to adopt any of our "bully breeds" there is special paper work that will need to be collected and approved prior to the adoption. We love all of our dogs and want to make sure to place our "bully babies" in homes best suited for them.

Carteret County Humane Society & Animal Shelter

Contact info
Pet ID
Rachel Hardin
853 Hibbs Rd, Newport, NC 28570

Their adoption process


Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

Additional adoption info

To adopt, visit us at
853 Hibbs Road, Newport, NC 28570
Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday*: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED

Dog/Cat $75 (male)/ $85 (female) already spayed/neutered
Dog/cat not spayed or neutered $125. Adoption fee includes spay or neuter voucher.
Kittens and Puppies - $100 (include s/n voucher and rabies voucher)

Adoption Fee includes:
Dogs: Rabies, Canine Distemper/Parainfluenza, Bordetella, Dewormer, Frontline, Monthly Heartworm Preventative, Heartworm Testing, Microchip, Shelter ID Tag, Collar, Spay/Neuter Voucher if not already altered.
Cats: Rabies, Felovax, Dewormer, Revolution, FIV/FLEV Testing, Microchip, Collar, Spay/Neuter Voucher if not already altered.

To adopt any of our "bully breeds", there is a special application and paperwork that needs to be completed prior to adoption.

Adoption application

Go meet their pets

Carteret County Humane Society
853 Hibbs Road, Newport, NC 28570
Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday*: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED

More about this shelter

We are a non-profit orginization relying on donations. We do have a contract witht the county to provide shelter for strays brought in. We have limited space but try to get our animals back to thier families and if that can not be accomplished we work hard on finding them new homes.
We do what we do because we love animals. We are realistic in in efforts, understand the problem and work towards educating the public on what needs to be done to prevent over population.