PAWSibilities®, Humane Society of Greater Akron

Who We Are: Mission & Core Values


PAWSibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron is the trusted caretaker and advocate for the abused, neglected, and abandoned animals of Summit County.



Create a community where animals are treated humanely.


Core Values


We demonstrate kindness and respect to the animals in our community. We rescue and care for abused, neglected, and abandoned animals. We heal, rehabilitate, and strive to ensure the futures of these animals are filled with safety and love.


As the voice of the animals we serve, we bring awareness of their plight. We promote continuous improvement in animal welfare by communicating and advocating best practices in animal care. As leaders, we set the standard of excellence for the treatment of animals in our community.


Our mission is only achieved with the collaborative efforts of our community, staff, and volunteers. Our community partners support and promote our mission as well as report suspected abuse to us. Our staff and volunteers are critical to our mission's success and as such, we promise to provide them with a supportive and positive work environment.