Bark in the Park 2021

Please join us on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Lock 3 in Akron.

*We are cautiously optimistic in preparing our event calendar and will announce changes as needed.

Sponsorship Information

View our 2021 Sponsorship Packet HERE.

The 2020 Paws for a Cause: Virtual Walk raised over $40,000 for vet care!

Thanks goes to you: our Virtual Walk Pack, our supporters, and our donors, for helping to exceed our Virtual Walk Goal back in May 2020! Over 550 people generously contributed, raising a grand total of $40,237! Every dollar will support lifesaving veterinary care for the rescue animals at HSSC. On behalf of the staff and animals - thank you!

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Our 2020 Top Dog Fundraisers!

Each year, we recognize the top fundraisers and teams for their incredible contributions to meeting our goal. Their reward? Glory! And, an adorable trophy that will be provided at a later date. Congratulations team members, and thank you for your dedication and support!

Top Individuals

1st Place

Brenda Ehrhardt - $2,710

2nd Place

Megan Bobula - $2,495

3rd Place

Sarah Whitford - $1,540

Top Community Team

HSSC Team Cats - $4,580

Honorable Mention - HSSC Board of Directors - $4,345

Top Workplace Team

BBW Strong (Bath and Body Works) - $540


Animals Adopted in 2019


Cruelty Investigations in 2019


Veterinary Exams and Surgeries in 2019