As of June 18th, 2019, the Humane Society of Summit County will be temporarily closing our dog adoption area due to an increase in upper respiratory illness we are experiencing with our dog population. Our cat adoption area will remain open, and we will notify you when the dog areas reopen to the public.
We apologize for the inconvenience, but please know that we are putting the needs of our dogs first and taking every precaution to safeguard them. We appreciate your understanding.
The lifesaving veterinary care that we provide to our rescued animals is 100% supported ...
There is no doubt about it - our relationships with our pets are some of the strongest and most important in our lives. There is no better way to honor the pets and pet-lovers in your life who have touched your heart than by helping local animals in need.
As you know, the Humane Society of Summit County works tirelessly to save those animals in our community who are suffering. We provide these animals with hope and a second chance through veterinary care, behavioral support, and adoption, but it is only possible through the generosity of our local friends and partners ...
Have you adopted the cutest pet ever from the Humane Society of Summit County? Nominate your fur-baby for our 2020 Pet Calendar! 12 lucky pets chosen by our selection committee will receive a professional photo shoot for their pet and represent a whole month on the calendar. All nominated pets will be included in a collage as long as they meet our contest guidelines.
(NOTE: The deadline for nominations has passed. We thank everyone for participating!)
Whether it’s your wedding, birthday, anniversary, or graduation, you can commemorate the special occasion in a meaningful and impactful way - by helping animals in need!
As a charitable alternative or addition to your gift registry, we will help you create a custom web page to request donations from family and friends in honor and celebration of your special day!
Click here for an example!
Give your guests a gift they will always remember! For a donation of as little as $5 per guest, HSSC will create ...
Made possible by a generous grant from the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, the Humane Society of Summit County (HSSC) will be hosting a three day Dogs Playing for Life! training seminar from Sunday, April 7 to Tuesday, April 9. The curriculum includes a classroom presentation, demonstrations of techniques, and hands-on instruction on managing a successful canine playgroup to develop experience and confidence for participants.
This special, hands-on seminar will help our staff and volunteers further develop our current canine playgroup program, inspired by the success of Dogs Playing for Life! and introduced in 2017. Since then, we have been ...
We can never anticipate what animals will arrive at the doors of the Humane Society of Summit County. Just two weeks ago, we received a frantic call – a good Samaritan had come across a suspicious plastic bag near a dumpster and could not help but investigate. Inside, she found twelve puppies who had been heartlessly abandoned and desperately needed our help. Her intuition saved lives – a dozen puppy lives, that is.
She quickly brought them to our shelter, where our dedicated staff and volunteers provided them with emergency veterinary care, food, water, and a comfortable, safe place to recover – and ...
Blue, a Great Dane/Pit Bull Terrier mix awaiting adoption at the Humane Society of Summit County, and longtime shelter volunteer Ted Moore are teaming up to make a big change for their health and help other pets awaiting adoption along the way. Follow their journey to wellness through exercise, eating better, and other lifestyle changes through Ted's monthly blog.
Cheer Ted and Blue on and help shelter pets in the process by giving in honor of the progress they make to reach their $5,000 goal. All funds raised will support health care for animals ...
Did you know?!
You can donate your car (or any vehicle!) to the Humane Society of Summit County in support of our lifesaving mission! Made possible by a partnership with Charitable Adult Rides and Services (CARS), the process is easy and convenient!
Donating your car is a great option if:
Click Here for frequently asked questions regarding the program.
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Matching animals in need with American heroes
Made possible by a generous donor, the Humane Society of Summit County is offering FEE-WAIVED adoptions to veterans and active military personnel for all of November 2018!*
This extra-special promotion will help to connect homeless animals with United States Armed Forces veterans and active military in need of companionship. The emotional support of companion animals has been clinically shown to have significant psychological, physiological, and social benefits for adopters, improving overall well-being.
For more information about our adoption process, adoption hours, and most of our adoptable pets, click the button below!
From August 9th through December 29th, 2018 Acme Fresh Market is holding its Community Cash Back promotion. When you shop at Acme and submit your receipts to HSSC, we earn 5% cash back on certain products which helps to support our animals here at the shelter. In 2017, we raised over $2,000 from generous supporters just from saving and submitting receipts.
HOW IT WORKS:
1. Shop Acme Brands:
2. Community Cash Back earnings are listed at the bottom of your receipt.
3. Drop off your receipts at one of our drop-off locations:
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