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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 5/5/2023:

*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, injured, declawed, pregnant, nursing, or kittens under eight weeks

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.

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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.

Pate Kitten Food

Dry Kitten Food

Cat Litter


Dry Adult Cat Food

Latex Gloves

Small Dog Puppy Food

Monetary Donations


Upcoming Events

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