Store Hours:
M - F: 9:30 to 6
Sat: 10 to 5
Sun: 11 to 4

1635 North Howe Street
Southport,North Carolina

Animal Bites/Scratches

  • Brunswick County Animal Services is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for animal bite investigations and for reporting suspected rabid animals.
    You can reach an animal control officer Monday – Thursday 8am – 6pm, Friday 8am-5pm and Saturday 8am-2pm by calling the shelter at 754-8204.
    After office hours or on holidays, call 911 and they will dispatch an on-call officer.

Oak Island Animal Controlcatvet

  • 910.278.5595

Southport Animal Control

  • 910.457.7926

For After-Hours Emergency Service

Please Contact One of These Veterinary Emergency Hospitals;
(Click on Name for Map to Clinic)

Animal Emergency Clinic of Wilmington

  • 5333 Oleander Drive
    Wilmington, NC 28403

Grand Strand Emergency Clinic


  • 303 Highway 15
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Shelters/Rescue Agencies

Injured Wildlife

  • Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter – Bird rescue and rehabilitation on Oak Island 910.278.7871 cell 910.294.2555
  • Tackapausha Wildlife Shelter – a NCWC licensed small animal rescue and rehabilitation facility located on Oak Island. Contact Margeaux Ringwald Deatsch 910-465-3272 or Garry S. Deatsch, Jr. 910-389-3936
  • NC Wildlife Commission – 800.662.7137 or 919.733.7191
  • NC Wildlife Rehabilitation – 910.754.8899

Cats and Kittens

  • – information on raising orphaned kittens and determining the age of young kittens.
  • Oak Island Feral Cat Program, Inc. – a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the feral cat population on Oak Island through a trap, spay/neuter, and release program. Contact Christa Viney 910.278.7431 or Leda Sloat 910.278.5481
  • Alley Cat Allies – comprehensive information about feral cats.