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  1. Is the Wayne County Humane Society a County Agency?Fri, 03 Jul 2015 22:10:28 +0000
    No. The Wayne County Humane Society (WCHS) is a private organization. It's an Ohio registered domestic nonprofit corporation with state tax exemption pursuant to Section 5739.02(B)(12) of the Ohio Revised Code and 501(c)(3) charitable organization status per federal tax regulations. WCHS is also a registered Ohio charitable organization with the Ohio Attorney General's Office. read more More...
  2. How much does it cost for an owner to redeem his/her cat?Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:47:30 +0000
    An owner, keeper, or harborer may redeem his/her cat upon payment of all costs assessed against the animal.   A 3-day stay for a stray cat would incur the following fees:   33.00 - Boarding ($11 per day, redemption day counts after 12:00PM) 10.00 - Vaccination (FVRCP) 20.00 - Impound Fee (more if previously impounded and discounted if the cat is altered) read more More...
  3. Is WCHS an authorized worksite for court ordered community service?Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:42:30 +0000
    Yes, and we appreciate the support from our community, but there are some restrictions due to the nature of our work. read more More...
  4. Does Longtimer mean the animal will be euthanized soon?Thu, 07 Feb 2013 03:25:36 +0000
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  5. Currently Open Job PositionsFri, 02 Mar 2012 04:06:18 +0000
    There are no job openings at this time. We accept Employment Applications for advertised positions only. Please check back again. Thank you! More...
  6. What does WCHS do with the animals euthanized at the shelter?Mon, 06 Feb 2012 22:08:24 +0000
    We view and treat our animals as if they are our own pets. If we must humanely euthanize one of them (based on the reasons in the "no-kill" FAQ above), the animal is then picked up, cremated and buried through an arrangement with Western Farm Pet Crematory and Cemetery in Grafton, Ohio. More...
  7. Does WCHS coordinate with any pet rescue organizations?Mon, 06 Feb 2012 22:05:35 +0000
    Yes, the WCHS has an Animal Placement Coordinator that is in contact with numerous pet rescue organizations, such as: All Dogs Come From Heaven, Milford, OH Bird Nerds Rescue, Canton OH Cause for Paws, Chillicothe, OH Forever Dobes Rescue, Groveport, OH Golden Treasures Golden Retriever Rescue, Bath, OH Lake Erie Labrador Retriever Rescue, Bath, OH Midwest Akita Rescue Society, Chicago, IL The Mia Foundation, Rochester, NY read more More...
  8. Does WCHS handle animal carcass removal?Fri, 13 Jan 2012 16:12:22 +0000
    No, but we do provide a list of known dead stock removal/disposal companies for your convenience.      Flesher's Deadstock Removal, Norton OH, (330) 388-6161      Waste Management, 1-800-963-4776 (no pickup service)      Western Farm Pet Crematory and Cemetery, Grafton OH, (440) 748-1716 Note: See ORC 941.14, Disposal of dead or destroyed animals, for disposal requirements. More...
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  10. Are the vaccinations and tests that you give to the animals the same as I would get at my personal veterinarians office?Wed, 02 Jun 2010 15:34:54 +0000
    Some tests, such as heartworm, feline leukemia, parvo, etc., can be done with accuracy at the shelter, but we always recommend that you take your pet to the veterinarian of your choice for a complete examination. We vaccinate all incoming dogs with DAPPvL2 and cats with FVRCP, the same vaccinations that are available at your veterinary clinic. More...
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