CHA Animal Shelter is a volunteer, nonprofit animal shelter dedicated to finding homes for homeless cats and dogs with responsible individuals. We rely on our volunteers for their talent and generosity of their time to accomplish this goal.
We are currently looking for volunteers who can:
CHA Animal Shelter has a foster program that allows our volunteers to house animals with special needs on a temporary basis in their homes. This program allows CHA pets to recover from medical conditions, grow to a healthy and adoptable age, or just get relief from the stress of the shelter in a caring environment. Volunteering at CHA is a prerequisite to becoming a foster care provider.
To become a CHA volunteer:
Interested parties must participate in a Volunteer Orientation prior to beginning volunteer shifts. Orientations are held on Wednesday evenings at
Adoption fees are designed to help offset a portion of the cost of food, shelter, and medical care for each rescued animal. Our adoption fees are currently:
All adoption fees include an implanted microchip, spay/neuter, and required vaccinations.
CHA Animal Shelter is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal shelter in northeast Columbus, Ohio. CHA is funded solely by donations from adoption fees, donations from the public, and our own fundraising efforts.
Our mission is to serve the people and animals of Central Ohio by providing safe, temporary shelter and care for abandoned or otherwise homeless cats and dogs, and to reduce pet overpopulation by means of spay and neuter, education, and community outreach. We have been fulfilling our mission since 1975.