JP's Dog Video - YouTube Screenshot

Full Shelter, Full Heart <3

The HSKC Shelter is full this September, but so are our hearts. Click through to watch as our amazing pups take a calm minute out of their day to enjoy some music courtesy of HSKC Volunteer & Outreach Manager JP Hooker.
Animal PhotoSpread

Adoption Specials Galore at HSKC Super Saturday

Super Saturday brings adoption discounts, same-day adoptions, goodie bags, raffles, and more to the HSKC on September 30th!
Petco Holiday Wishes Grant

Share Your Story – and help the HSKC win $100k!

Your role is simple: Share your story of love! We'll even help you! You could win a $1,000 Petco gift card - and the HSKC could receive up to $100,000 in grant money. That's a lot of milkbones!
Furry Friends Benefit Sale

Furry Friends Benefit Sale This Weekend

Get your shop on this Saturday 7/29 from 8am-12pm & Sunday 7/30 from 10am-1pm with our Furry Friends Benefit Sale. Best of all? 100% of proceeds benefit The Humane Society of Kent County!
Adoption Listings

Dogs, Cats, Kittens & Even A Guinea Pig, oh my! Search Through HSKC’s Adoptable Pets Online Now!

Dogs, cats, kittens, and even one very handsome guinea pig. All of the HSKC's adoptable pets are now listed online on our our website and at Check out the animals in need of a home, details about them...and some great pics!

Thank you Morgan Stanley & Tracey Kirby!

How does the HSKC Shelter staff celebrate the news of a special grant courtesy of Morgan Stanley? A group picture holding some of our adoptable kittens! Thank you to Tracy Kirby for making this possible!
HSKC Petco Adoption Event

HSKC PetCo Adoption Event this weekend

Gear up for your pet-friendly weekend by visiting the HSKC at the Middletown, DE Petco from 11am to 1pm on Sunday, July 9th!

Celebrate July’s First Friday with the HSKC

We just love Chestertown First Fridays here at the HSKC! Why? Because it gives our fabulous adoptable dogs and cats a chance to leave the HSKC shelter and come out and meet YOU!

HSKC is part of Maryland 2,000!

The HSKC is proud to be a part of Maryland 2,000: Saving lives across Maryland! Animal Shelters across Maryland are combining forces to find homes for thousands of felines this year - so adoption fees for our feline friends are waived through July 31st!

HSKC Shelter Closed for July 4th!

The HSKC Shelter will be CLOSED for Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th...but we'll be open on Wednesday, July 5th! Stop by to take advantage of our waived adoption fees for all felines, to meet our incredible adoptable dogs, and more!