It is the purpose of the Fairfield County Dog Shelter to embrace the dogs of the community; to keep lost or adoptable dogs safe until they can find their way home; to protect Fairfield County through the enforcement of State Animal Control Laws; and to continue to provide the community with educational opportunities on the importance of pet safety and population control.
Business Hours: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY -- Monday-Friday 9 AM to 5 PM and Saturday 10 AM to 2 PM
Our Shelter gladly accepts donations. Listed below are items most needed:
-Wet dog food
-Dry dog food (Purina Dog Chow)
-Soft dog treats for training
-Nylabones - L/XL
-Kongs - M/L
-Peanut Butter, Cream Cheese, Hotdogs
Dog Adoption Fee: $150 (license included)
Puppy Adoption Fee: $175 (license included)
Senior Adoption Fee: $100 (license included)
All adoptions are FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE. Shelter policy does not permit reservations, pre-payments, or pre-visit holds.
Please note: Our adoption room is not available to view and/or visit with dogs 15 minutes before closing.
Accepted form of payment: Cash or card. Full payment is expected upon adoption.
Adoption fee includes the dog and a dog tag (honored in any county in the State of Ohio for the remainder of the calender year). Each dog has been spayed/neutered, heartworm tested (if old enough), given rabies (if old enough), started the vaccination process, microchipped, given a flea topical, given heartworm preventative, and dewormed. It also includes a leash and collar.
The following information is required to receive the discounted adoption fee:
501.3(c) certificate (proof on non-profit status)
List of authorized transporters or contacts (Proof of affiliation w