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Welcome to the Wayne County Humane Society

A non-profit animal shelter helping homeless pets since 1973

News & Announcements

We're OPEN!
No appointment needed!

We are now accepting stray intakes however, please call ahead for availability as we are accepting cats from our stray waiting list first. 330-262-0152

WCHS is a limited intake facility. Intakes depend on available shelter space and financial resources. If you find a stray cat or have a cat you would like to surrender, please contact us prior to coming in.  (330) 262-0152. 

Support WCHS

As a non-profit, we rely on the support of generous donors like you. Donations in the form of funds, supplies, and volunteer time are always desperately needed. Check out the ways you can support WCHS below!


We urgently need these supplies. Donations can be mailed to the shelter or dropped off during our business hours. 

Dry Kitten Food

Dry Cat Food

Scoopable Cat Litter


Laundry Detergent

Man woman donating food and supplies to Wayne County Humane Society

Donate Funds

Did you know that adoption fees do not cover the complete cost of care for our animals? The rest is covered by donated funds. Please consider making a tax-deductible financial donation to help us continue caring for the homeless pets in our community. 

Adopt a Pet

Looking for a fur-ever friend? Check out our adoptable animals!

Golden Retriever

Adoptable Dogs

Cat in Basket

Adoptable Cats

Cute Bunny

Other Adoptable Pets

Volunteer Your Time

Share your talents with us! We have an amazing network of volunteers who help us inside and outside the shelter. To learn more about volunteering with WCHS, click the button below.

Upcoming Events

  • Quinn's Dog Run
    Rescheduled Date and Time TBD
    Rescheduled Date and Time TBD
    Wooster, 515 Oldman Rd, Wooster, OH 44691, USA