FAQ's

Q: ARE YOU THE SAME AS THE HUMANE SOCIETY?

A: No, we are two completely separate entities.  The Wayne County Dog Shelter is located on Burbank Road in Wooster, OH.  The Dog Shelter is responsible for taking in all of the stray dogs throughout the county.  If they are not claimed by their owners they are temperament tested then placed for adoption.  The Wayne County Humane Society is located on Mechanicsburg Road in Wooster.  The Humane Society will take in stray cats in Wooster City and injured cats throughout the county.  They also assist dogs in surrounding areas. 

 

Q: DO YOU SELL DOG LICENSES?

A: Yes, we sell dog licenses year round. 

 

Q: DO YOU TAKE IN OWNER RELEASED DOGS?

A:  Under certain circumstances we will accept owner released dogs.  Please call for more information.

 

Q: DO I REPORT ANIMAL CRUELTY TO THE SHELTER?

A:  The shelter does not address animal cruelty complaints.  Each individual jurisdiction is responsible for their own cruelty cases.  Please contact your local law enforcement agency.