Main Content

Portage County Dog Warden Shelter

8120 Infirmary Rd
Ravenna, OH 44266

Our Mission

The Portage County Dog Warden's Office and Shelter is pleased to announce a wonderful program available to low income families in Portage County, Ohio. We have partnered with PetFix Northeast Ohio to provide spay/neuter services for dogs and cats of families in need of financial assistance. Please check it out at for the rules and more information such as pricing.Qualified Portage residents may contact the shelter by email at to sign up for the next available appointment.

Join us in our fight against pet overpopulation!

For every human born today in the United States, 45 cats and 15 dogs will be born. Six to eight million will end up in shelters. (30 % pure bred – 55% unaltered). About half will be euthanized because there simply aren’t enough homes. In addition, countless homeless animals, who never make it into shelters, will scratch out a meager existence on the streets – often becomin

Adoption Policy

The adoption fee starts at $87 and includes a  license.  Every dog is vaccinated with a parvo/distemper, bordatella and rabies and micro-chip. Rabies cannot be given to puppies under 3 months of age, that must be done when old enough. The parvo/distemper booster is necessary 4 weeks from the first vaccination. A heartworm test is done on all adult dogs.

Kennel hours are: Monday through Friday 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM 

                              Sat  9:00AM - NOON.    

                              We are closed Sunday & Major Holidays. 

Portage County Dog Pound

Image 1

Recommended Pets

Recommended Pets