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Welcome to the
Wayne County Humane Society

A non-profit animal shelter helping homeless pets since 1973

Capacity and Intake 4/12/2024:

*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

  • Christmas in July
    Christmas in July
    Thu, Jul 25
    Wayne County Fairgrounds Event Center
    Jul 25, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Wayne County Fairgrounds Event Center, 199 Vanover St, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
  • WCHS Golf Outing
    WCHS Golf Outing
    Mon, Sep 23
    Wooster Country Club
    Sep 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Wooster Country Club, 1251 Oak Hill Rd, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
  • 2024 Clam Bake
    2024 Clam Bake
    Sat, Oct 12
    Oct 12, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Wooster, Kittredge Dining Hall, E Wayne Ave, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
  • 2024 Paws in the Park
    2024 Paws in the Park
    Event date TBD - check back soon!
    Event date TBD - check back soon!
    Wooster, 400 Hillside Dr, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
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