A SNIP donation

BLYTHEWOOD – In late January, Hoof and Paw SC donated $2,000 to Because of Roscoe for SNIP (Spay Neuter Initiative Program). Because of Roscoe’s SNIP program offers free and low-cost spay and neuter options for Fairfield County. Spay/neuter vouchers are available for pick up at the County Animal Shelter. The program also utilizes a Spay […]

BHS students make ‘Winter Wishes’ dreams come true for 16 dogs

BLYTHEWOOD – This Christmas, 15 backyard dogs are going to be warmer and more comfortable when the winter chill sets in this winter. They are the dogs who will be recipients of 15 dog houses being purchased with money raised by Blythewood High School students Sarah Turner, 15, and Norah Velpula, 17, as part of […]

BHS students seek funds for 15 doghouses

BLYTHEWOOD – When Blythewood High School sophomore Sarah Turner, 15, and senior Norah Velpula, 17, signed up to participate in their school’s Holiday Wishes program they were looking forward to making the holidays brighter for someone in need. That ‘someone’ turned out to be about 15 dogs.  Winter wishes is an annual school-wide community service […]

Hoof & Paw Supports Fairfield Animals –

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Kathy Faulk, president of Hoof & Paw, recently donated two checks on behalf of Hoof & Paw to  Fairfield County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center Director Bob Innes- $6,250.00 for Spay/Neuter and $3,125.00 for Heartworm Treatment.

Winnsboro upgrades animal ordinance

WINNSBORO – Winnsboro Town Council unanimously repealed Tuesday evening its animal control ordinance and replaced it with an ordinance that mirrors the Fairfield County animal control ordinance.  This new ordinance, among other things, prohibits animal fighting, keeping of wild animals, interfering with animal control officers, and an anti-tethering (no chaining of dogs or other animals) […]

For the Love of Pets

BLYTHEWOOD – Hoof and Paw Benevolent Society President Kathy Faulk, left; Alice Nixon holding Lily; Kate Williams, director  of  CAB; and Christy Rew, member of Hoof and Paw, make a donation to CAB for dog and cat food to aid senior citizens in caring for their pets. “It is because of our supporters that this […]

Hoof & Paw resume meetings after COVID

BLYTHEWOOD – The Hoof & Paw Benevolent Society returned to in-person gatherings with their first regular monthly meeting after more than a year on Saturday, June 5. The group met at Tweedberry Farm in Ridgeway for a covered dish picnic and a K9 Agility demonstration. Alison Carter, the owner and operator of Carolina Performance K9s […]

Once near death, this rescue now enjoys the best life

BLYTHEWOOD – When a four-year-old bay mare, now named Lily, was rescued from a neglectful situation in 2012 by the Fairfield County Animal Shelter, she weighed only 450 pounds and was near death. That same year, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals launched an equine campaign called Help a Horse Day […]

Top Dogs

BLYTHEWOOD – Newly elected board members of the Hoof and Paw Benevolent Society are, from left: members-at-large Margy Peterson and Margurite Ferguson; Kathy Lewis Korash, secretary; Paula Spinale, president; Kathy Faulk, vice-president; and Minge Wiseman, treasurer. Not shown are Janelle Gregory, social media advisor, and Jill Kuppens. The group meets at the Blythewood Lizard’s Thicket […]

38 kennels donated to animal shelter

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Animal Shelter recently received a much needed donation – 38 kennels. When Camp Bow Wow, a doggie daycare facility in Columbia, moved to a new facility in November, owners Frank and Christine Ellington contacted Hoof & Paw’s community outreach director, Kathy Faulk, to ask if she knew anyone who could use […]

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