Community Education Programs

Learn More About Our Community Education Programs

Our community education programs are free* to participants and designed to promote kindness and appropriate treatment of animals. We offer a variety of topics appropriate for elementary schools, special needs groups, and youth organizations through our Volunteer Speakers Bureau. Our goal is to encourage respect and compassion for animals.

Presentations are designed for children, and can be modified to accommodate most age groups and special needs. Community education programs include, but are not limited to:

For information or to set-up a presentation, please contact Marissa Gelender, at 330-487-0333 ext. 232 or

*Although Community Education Programs are free to participants, donations to support the mission of PAWSibilities®, Humane Society of Greater Akron are welcome.





Adoption Fees 


Seniors (Over 6 Years of Age): $40

Adult Dogs: $99

Puppies: $150



Seniors (Over 6 Years of Age): $20

Adult Cats: $50

Kittens: $60


*Senior to Senior Program: 

Adopters age 60 or older may adopt a dog or cat, 3 years or older and will only pay $15 of their adoption fee. This service is made possible through the Pets for the Elderly Foundation. You will be asked to provide proof of age.


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