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Welcome to the
Wayne County Humane Society

A non-profit animal shelter helping homeless pets since 1973

Capacity and Intake Status 6/11/2023:

*A completed intake form is REQUIRED to bring stray cat(s) to the shelter. Intakes are scheduled during regular business hours, 30 minutes or more before close.

At this time, we are ONLY accepting stray cats that meet the following requirements:

-sick cats, injured cats, declawed cats, or orphaned kittens under eight weeks old.

If your stray meets the requirements above, or if you'd like to be added to the waitlist, please visit our Intake and Surrender Page to fill out the appropriate form.

Stay up-to-date on the latest WCHS news by subscribing to our monthly newsletter!

About WCHS
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The Wayne County Humane Society is an independent, non-profit animal shelter located in Wooster, Ohio. As a non-profit, WCHS depends on the support of generous donors and volunteers to ensure it is able to continue its mission. We are extremely grateful for the support we receive from the community.

High Need Items

We urgently need these supplies. Donations can be mailed to the shelter or dropped off during our business hours. You can also order directly from Amazon or Chewy.

Pate Kitten Food

Non-clumping Litter

Kitten Meal Replacer (KMR)

Monetary Donations


Upcoming Events

  • Photos with Santa
    Photos with Santa
    Sat, Dec 16
    Liberty Studios
    Dec 16, 2023, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Liberty Studios, 1344 Heyl Rd, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
  • AlterClinic Spay/Neuter Transport
    AlterClinic Spay/Neuter Transport
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Dec 27
    Wayne County Humane Society
    Dec 27, 2023, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
  • 2024 Annual Meeting
    2024 Annual Meeting
    Tue, Jan 16
    The Connection
    Jan 16, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    The Connection, 1034 Country Club Dr, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
  • WCHS Golf Outing
    WCHS Golf Outing
    Mon, Sep 23
    Wooster Country Club
    Sep 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Wooster Country Club, 1251 Oak Hill Rd, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
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