Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary Blog

Our blog is an informative and useful tool we use to share stories, events, and important details pertaining to our mission of helping find loving owners of dogs and cats in need of adoption in and around Charleston, SC. Please keep up with our story to help the mission and to keep saving animals lives.

Jena Jones

Jena Jones

Jena Jones is an animal advocate, Army Veteran, business owner, and want-to-be farmer! Jena has a longstanding history with animal service organizations. She has both volunteered and served in formal roles within 501c3s since 2007. She served as the Director of...

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CAWA Certification

CAWA Certification

Our very own Jennifer Middleton has earned her CAWA certification! We are so grateful for her fearless and selfless leadership of the Sanctuary as she works to implement best practices to change the future of the animals in our care!  

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5 Reasons Why Dog Dental Care is So Important

5 Reasons Why Dog Dental Care is So Important

How would you feel if you never brushed your teeth? Constantly having lots of plaque and an unpleasant taste in your mouth would probably be more than you could tolerate. Your wallet probably wouldn't feel so good either after having to pay a hefty dentist bill to get...

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Volunteer Spotlight Amanda

Volunteer Spotlight Amanda

Amanda grew up in Summerville and has lived most of her life in the Charleston area. She has had several jobs in the logistics field and is now retired. Amanda’s love of animals comes from her father, who, in his later years, lived on a farm in North Georgia and...

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Gregory A. Zerkel

Greg Zerkel spent his formative years in MD, his college years in VA and his professional career in NY, PA and WV prior to retiring to the Lowcountry. Zerkel owned and operated a large land services company which specialized in the acquisition of land and legal rights...

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Brandon Bunch

Brandon Bunch

Brandon Bunch is the head of maintenance at Hallie Hill. A native of Charleston, he grew up on James Island playing sports and building forts. Brandon comes from a background of manufacturing and logistics. He is dedicated to keeping the sanctuary beautiful and safe...

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Rachel Milstein

Rachel Milstein is our Board Secretary and lives on Daniel Island in Charleston, South Carolina. Originally from Northern New Jersey, she went to Indiana University for undergrad and studied Business Operations & Telecommunications at Kelley School of Business....

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Carol Preisinger

Carol Preisinger

Carol grew up in a golfing family; her dad was a PGA Tour player and Club Pro. Saying she is a true Dawg fan is an understatement, Carol graduated from UGA with a BA in psychology. But her true calling is teaching golf, coaching players of all abilities and being...

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We Love Our Local High Schools!

We Love Our Local High Schools!

We are so appreciative of the support of our local high school programs! On a regular basis, students and teachers from these high schools volunteer their time and energy in support of our animals, as well as coordinate donation drives to benefit the Sanctuary. We...

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Thank you Bartlett Tree Experts!

Thank you Bartlett Tree Experts!

We want to give a huge shoutout and thank you to Bartlett Tree Experts - Charleston, SC!! They had a day of training and safety protocol, and Hallie Hill was fortunate enough to benefit from that training. We cannot emphasize enough how wonderful and professional all...

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Healthy Hearts for Hallie Hill

Healthy Hearts for Hallie Hill

Please help us provide preventative for our 200+ animals We spend about $30,000 per year on monthly heartworm and flea prevention for our dogs and cats. YOU can help us by contributing to Healthy Hearts for Hallie Hill! All donations made go to our MAGIC (Medical And...

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Thank You Dennis Coleman!

Thank You Dennis Coleman!

Hallie Hill honors Past President of the Board of Directors, Dennis Coleman, for his dedicated service to the Sanctuary. A bench was placed in his honor at the entrance to the Sanctuary. On March 16, 2021 the bench was dedicated in Mr. Coleman’s honor by Ms. Helen...

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