Animal Welfare

Oak Island Recreation Center
3003 E. Oak Island Dr.
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 278-5481

The Oak Island Feral Cats Club, staffed by volunteers and supported by donations, strives to reduce the feral cat population of the island using humane means. The club has traps to lend as well as instruction and assistance in their use. Once the cat is trapped, it is spayed/neutered and vaccinated,...more about Oak Island Feral Cats Club

242 George II Highway
Winnabow, NC 28479
(910) 845-7297

Paw'e Place moved into their new indoor facility in Winnabow in 2017. The facility was made possible through the efforts of volunteers and wonderful supporters. Paws Place, a no-kill, non-profit 501 (c) 3 shelter dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and adoption of dogs, opened its doors in 1999. The facility operates...more about Paw's Place Dog Rescue

1638 E. Beach Dr.
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 278-7871

Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter is the only state and federally licensed facility in Brunswick County that cares for injured or orphaned wild birds. Medical care, safety from predators, food and shelter from the elements are provided. When a bird is able to care for itself, it is released to the wild....more about Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter

3376 St. Charles Pl.
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-6340

SOAR is nonprofit, no-kill, animal rescue shelter that accommodates lost, abandoned and injured dogs and cats. They provide shelter, medical treatment, food and daily care and are open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 AM until 12 noon and Saturday, 10 AM until 2 PM. Volunteers are needed in all areas...more about Southport-Oak Island Animal Rescue (SOAR)

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