RESCUES AND SHELTERS

Rescues, Shelters and More

Contact information and emergency numbers for Ohio pet and wildlife rescues and shelters.


EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS
SHELTERS and RESCUES (By Cities, Breeds & Wildlife)
SHELTERS & RESCUES BY CITIES IN OHIO
  • One of a Kind Pet Rescue – Akron – 330 865 6200
  • Second Chance Animal Rescue – Austintown
  • Fido’s Companion Res. – mreichlin@roadrunner.com
  • Love-A-Stray – Avon
  • Skunk Haven Rescue, Shelter & Education, Inv. – Avon Lake
  • Clermont County Humane Society – Batavia
  • Purebred Rescue Organization of Ohio, Inc. – Bellbrook (Dogs Only)
  • Littlest Angels Pet Sanctuary – Bellevue
  • Berea Animal Rescue – Berea – 440.234.2034
  • Sugar Bear Dog and Cat Rescue – Blue Creek
  • Williams County Humane Society – Bryan
  • Friends For Life Animal Haven – Canal Winchester
  • WolfSpirit’s Animal Shelter – Canton
  • Animal Protection League of Mercer County – Celina
  • Geauga Animal Shelter – Chardon
  • Circle Tail, Inc. – Cincinnati (Dogs Only)
  • Homeless Animal Rescue Team of Cincinnati, Inc. – HART – Cincinnati
  • League For Animal Welfare – Cincinnati
  • Save Our Strays – Cincinnati
  • Underdogs Utterly Unconventional Rescue – Cincinnati
  • ARS Pets – Cleveland
  • Cleveland Animal Protective League– Cleveland – Admissions: 216 771 8825 Adoptions: 216.771.4616 Spay-Neuter: 216.377.1624
  • Cuyahoga County Kennel – Cleveland (Dogs Only) – 216 525 4817
  • Golden Retrievers In Need (GRIN) – Cleveland
  • Husky Havoc RRT – Cleveland (northern breed dog rescue)
  • PAWS Ohio – Cleveland – 440 442 PAWS
  • Brown Bar Motel – Columbia – part of the StarLight Assistance Animal
  • Academy & Training Center
  • Capital Area Humane Society – Columbus
  • Cat Welfare Association – Columbus (Cats Only)
  • Columbus Dog Connection – Columbus (Dogs Only)
  • Franklin County Animal Control – Columbus (Dogs Only)
  • Pet Promise – Columbus
  • Pets Without Parents – Columbus
  • Wild Rescue of Southeastern Ohio – Crooksville
  • Pet Guards Shelter – Cuyahoga
  • Humane Society of Greater Dayton – Dayton
  • Humane Society of Delaware County - Delaware
  • Hounds’ Haven Inc. – Dillonvale (Dogs Only)
  • Humane Society of Preble County – Eaton
  • Feather and Fur Rescue – El Reno
  • Angels for Animals Rescue League – Elida
  • Friendship Animal Protective League – Elyria
  • Ohio Pet Placement Found. – Elyria
  • Humane Society of Sandusky County, Inc. – Fremont
  • Society for the Protection of Animals – Fremont
  • Canine Lifeline, Inc. – Garfield Hts. – www.caninelifeline.org
  • Angels for Animals – Greenford
  • Animal Adoption Foundation – Hamilton
  • A Journey Home Animal Refuge, Inc. – Hillsboro
  • Highland County Humane Society – Hillsboro
  • Lawrence County Humane Society – Ironton
  • Robyn’s Nest, Inc. – Kettering
  • SICSA – Kettering
  • All Dogs Heaven – Lakewood – info@alldogsheaven.org
  • Lakewood Animal Shelter – Lakewood
  • The Feline Haven – Lakewood
  • Fairfield Area Humane Society – Lancaster
  • Forgotten-4 Paws – Lancaster
  • Whiskers Animal Welfare And Education, Inc. – Lancaster
  • Warren County Humane Association - Lebanon
  • Humane Society of Allen County – Lima
  • Humane Society Of Madison County – London
  • Lorain County SPCA – Lorain – 440 233 6771 – SPCA@Windstream.net
  • Humane Society of the Ohio Valley – Marietta
  • Union County Humane Society – Marysville
  • Toledo Area Humane Society – Maumee
  • Medina County SPCA – Medina – info@medinacountyspca.com
  • Middleburg Heights Animal Foundation – Middleburg Heights – 440 829 4366 or 440 239 1961
  • Knox County Humane Society – Mt. Vernon
  • Animal House Rescue – Neapolis
  • One More Chance Rescue And Adoption – New Carlisle
  • Stay-A-While Cat Shelter – North Royalton (Cats Only)
  • Forever Friends Foundation – Northfield
  • O’Byronville Animal Rescue – O’Byronville (Cats Only)
  • H.O.P.E. Horse Rescue – Olmsted TWP (Horses Only)
  • One Tail at a Time Rescue – Orrville
  • Starfish Animal Rescue – Parma
  • Humane Society of Greater Akron – Peninsula
  • Cozy Cat Cottage Adoption Center – Powell
  • Poundhounds Adoption Welfare Society – Powell (Dogs Only)
  • Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary, Inc. – Ravenna
  • Portage Animal Protective League – Ravenna – 330 296 4022
  • Rose’s Rescue – Rootstown – email@rosesrescue.net
  • AlterPet – Sharon Center
  • Belmont County Animal Shelter – St. Clairsville
  • Jefferson County Humane Society – Steubenville
  • Planned Pethood – Swanton
  • The Perennial Cat Shelter – Thurman (Cats Only)
  • Maumee Valley Save-A-Pet – Toledo
  • Paws and Whiskers Cat Shelter – Toledo
  • Toledo Animal Shelter – Toledo
  • Humane Society of Greater Akron – Twinsburg – 330 487 0333 ext. 223
  • Saint Francis Animal Sanctuary – Vermilion
  • S.A.N.D. Rescue – Versailles
  • Arrowhead Reptile Rescue – Wester Chester (Reptiles Only)
  • Citizens For Humane Action – Westerville
  • Sacred Hearts Animal Rescue – Winchester
  • Humane Society of Monroe County – Woodsfield
  • Wayne County Humane Society – Wooster
  • D.O.G.S.S. – Youngstown (Dogs Only)
  • BREED RESCUES BREW 
  • Midwest Beagle Rescue –UFGatorJenn@aol.com
  • Coast to Coast Dachshund Rescue – 330 479 7297
  • Cute & Cuddly Siamese Rescue – 216 739 0705
  • Freedom Greyhound Rescue – 330 940 2109 or 877 504 7397
  • Heart of Ohio Great Pyrenees Res. – 330 895 4533 or 330 769 3393
  • Husky Havoc – 440 785 6694
  • Internet Miniature Pinscher Serv. – forminpins@aol.com, arjenni@gmail.com,
  • Irish Setter Club of Ohio Res. – 330 864 6880 or 440 238 9507
  • Japanese Chin Care & Res. – 440 840 3100 –ohiochinmom@yahoo.com
  • Midwest Akita Res. Soc. – marsakita@sbcglobal.net
  • NBRAN – Nat’l. Brittany Rescue – 330 673 2702 or 440884 4996
  • North Coast Bernese Mountain Dog Club – shandeescrony@core.com
  • Northcoast Greyhound Connection – 1 877 GCGC-DOG –
  • Northeast Ohio Collie Rescue – 216 625 3647
  • Northeast Ohio Shetland Sheepdog Res. – neosheltierescue@gmail.com
  • Ohio Basset Rescue, Inc. – babynugs2003@yahoo.com
  • Second Chance Dalmatian Rescue – 614 313 4848 –questions@secondchancedalrescue.com
  • SOAR-Starting Over Airedale Res. – 216 251 6684
  • Southern Star Min Pin Rescue – 330 208 2209 –jpchychrstn@yahoo.com
  • Team Greyhound Adoption of Ohio – 877 TGA-OHIO – 440 234 3539
BREED RESCUES BY CITIES
  • All Breed Puppy Rescue – Akron
  • Golden Treasures Golden Retriever Res. – Bath – 440 238 2457 or 330 659 2202
  • Harlequin Haven Great Dane-Saint Bernard Rescue – Bethel
  • CODA – Cleve. Dog Advocates – Brooklyn – codadogrescue@givemepaw.com
  • Second Chances Dal Rescue – Canal Winchester
  • Greyhound Adoption of Ohio – Chagrin Falls – 440 543 6256 or 800 269 1148
  • Dachshund Rescue of N. Am. – 330 499 2183 or 440 729 3251 – N. Canton
  • Bark Ark Bully Rescue – Cincinnati
  • Schnauzer Rescue Cincinnati and Florida – Cincinnati
  • Mostly Hounds Rescue – Clayton (Dogs Only)
  • For the Love of PITS – 216 214 1149 –shana@fortheloveofpits.org – Cleve.
  • G.R.I.N.Golden Retrievers In Need– Cleveland– 216 556 GRIN
  • Lighthouse Boxer Rescue – Cleveland – 216 749 2423 – boxersrusx3@aol.com
  • Ohio Greyhound Placement, Inc. – Cleveland
  • Midwest Boston Terrier Rescue – Columbus –ohiomidwestbostonterrierrescue@gmail.com
  • SK9 Scottish Terrier Rescue – Columbus
  • Great Dane Rescue of Ohio, Inc. – Dayton
  • Golden Retriever Rescue Resource, Inc. – Delta
  • Almost Home Dog Rescue of Ohio – Dublin – Focusing on the Collie BreedCentral Ohio Westie Rescue – Gahanna
  • Tender Loving Canine Rescue – Grove City – Specializing in the American Eskimo
  • National Brittany Rescue – Kent
  • Corgi Rescue Services – London
  • Cherished Cockers Rescue – Mentor – 440.209.8813
  • Miami Valley Gordon Setter Rescue – Miami Valley – 216 267 9128
  • NE Ohio Greyhound Rescue, Inc. – Perry – 440 259 0049- adoptagrey@ncweb.com
  • R.E.A.L. Rott Res. – 440 567 5236 or 440 567 5228 – Polk
  • Geauga Humane Soc.’s Rescue Village – Russell Twp. – 440 338 4819
  • Ohio Pug Rescue – Statewide – rescue_coordinator@ohiopugrescue.com
  • Shar Pei Savers – Statewide – info@sharpeisavers.com
  • German Shorthaired Pointer Care of Ohio Rescue – Streetsboro– 330 626 4234
  • Great Lakes Mastiff Rescue – West Branch
Other Resources
  • Happy Tails Veterinary Discount Network – Bellevue
  • A-Parrot to A-Flamingo, Inc., Parrot Rescue – Brecksville (Birds Only)
  • Columbus Pet Rentals – Columbus
  • Jo Ann’s Foster Animals – Columbus
  • Humane Society of Columbiana County – Salem
  • HerpHaven Reptile Rescue – Sandusky (Reptiles Only)
  • A.D.O.P.T. Pet Rescue – Westerville (Foster Network)
  • Minerva’s Den Reptile and Exotic Rescue
  • Voice For Horses Rescue League
WILDLIFE EMERGENCIES:
  • Wild Rescue One – Central Ohio Area – created to rescue and rehabilitate native, exotic and domestic animals, to be an educational resource, and to help those owning exotic and domestic pets.
  • Penitentiary Glen Wildlife Center- 440-256-1404
  • Chatham Wildlife Rehabilitation Center- 330-667-2915
  • Lake Erie Nature Center, Cleveland Metroparks- 440-871-2900
  • Natures Nursery- 419-877-0060
  • Ohio Division of Wildlife-resources for NE Ohio- 330-644-2293
  • Ohio Wildlife Rehabilitators’ Assn 
BIRDS:
  • National Rescue Group (Medina) 330-722-1627 (Dottie)
  • NorthCoast Bird Adoption and Rehab (Aurora) 330-562-6999
  • Bird Placement Program 216-749-3643 (may be area code 440)
  • Birds of Prey (Medina) 330-667-2386
  • Parrot Hope Sanctuary 330-421-0106
  • A-Parrot to A-Flamingo, Inc., Parrot Rescue – Brecksville (Birds Only)
  • Parrot Education & Adoption Center – Solon
  • The Bird Nerds – Akron (Birds Only)

RABBITS:
  • Buckeye House Rabbit Society 330-484-8416
  • Homeless Hares 330-833-2856 
  • Kathy Uufertz, wild rabbits, rehab 330-625-4432
  • Harewood 330-922-3622
  • Buckeye House Rabbit Society – An all-volunteer, non-profit organizationrescues abandoned rabbits and educates the public about rabbit care.

SKUNK RESCUE:

Emergency Veterinarian for Exotics:




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