1710 GARFIELD AVENUE
ASHLAND, OH 44805
OPEN TUESDAY - FRIDAY 8:00AM - 6:00PM
ADOPTIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
The Ashland County Dog Shelter takes in stray dogs or dogs brought in by the dog warden.
The dogs are held for a set time before being claimed by the owner or vaccinated and put up for adoption.
The dog warden and staff are employed by the county commissioners and tasked with enforcing Ohio Revised Code 955, which does not include animals other than dogs.
Please note: The Humane Society of Ashland County is a separate non-profit organization that handles animal neglect and abuse cases.
Visit Ashland Co. Humane Society or call 419.281.4722 to learn more.
Please call to discuss your interests and dogs currently available so that we can schedule a time for you to have a meet-and-greet with possible matches.
Beginning May 1, 2023, adoption fees will increase to $175.00
Adoption Fee Includes:
Current Dog License
First Set of Shots (5 ways)
Bordetella (kennel cough) Shot
Collar and Leash
Each dog is spayed or neutered prior to adoption.
Annual renewal period is December 1 - January 31 and licenses are available at the following vendors:
Monetary donations can be made out to Ashland County Dog Shelter
Volunteers must be 18+ years old or accompanied by an adult at all times. Due to the pandemic, our partner, No Pawz Left Behind, is currently handling the dog walking and after-hour needs.