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Our Mission:

PAWSibilities®, Humane Society of Greater Akron rescues and rehabilitates abused, abandoned and neglected animals of Summit County, places them in good homes, investigates and prosecutes animal cruelty, and strives to set a standard of excellence and leadership in animal care, humane education, and progressive animal welfare programs.

Approximately 5% of our funding comes from local government sources. The rest comes from private donations, grants, and adoptions from people like you. Please consider donating or adopting today!



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Recent News

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We will be closed Thanksgiving Day

Happy Thanksgiving! Chopper thanks all of our supporters! We will be closed Thanksgiving Day but will be open Friday from 12 to 4 with lots of great Black Friday Adoption Deals! Stop by & adopt! 

PAWSibility Ball Photos

Click Here to view and order photos from our 2014 PAWSibility Ball.

Take a Walk for a Dog!

Don't just Take your Dog for a Walk, Take your Walk for a Dog!  Walking your Dog just got a whole lot Better! Now you can Raise Money for your Local Shelter every time you walk your dog.

Give The Gift of Comfort

You can make a world of difference in the life of a PHSGA pet by donating a Kuranda bed to the PAWSibilities®, Humane Society of Greater Akron.

Are you a PAWSibilities Pal

Are you planning a special event, party or fundraiser and looking for a good cause to benefit? PAWSibilities® Pals help the animals in our care through monetary or pet care donations from a variety of fundraisers like a lemonade stand, corporate dress down day, birthday party or donation drive. Click here  if you would like to become a PAWSibilities® Pal today! 

Upcoming Events

28 Nov

Black Friday and Saturday Adopt-a-thon

11/28/2014, 10:00 am

29 Nov

Photos With Santa

11/29/2014, 1:00 pm

2 Dec


12/02/2014, 12:00 am

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