To provide humane care and treatment to all animals brought into the shelter and offer educational and volunteer programs to the citizens of Adams County, Ohio, concerning humane treatment of animals, prevention of cruelty, abuse, neglect, and exploitation of animals. The goal is further to reduce the pet over population in the county by offering low-cost spay/neuter clinics.
The Humane Society of Adams County, Inc., (HSAC) is an animal welfare organization that currently provides the general public with low-cost pet sterilization options, assistance in cruelty/neglect situations, and assistance to temporarily feed pets/livestock of families in need. HSAC is located in West Union, Ohio, and was established as a 501c 3 organization in 2005 by a few caring county residents. The goal of HSAC was to improve the quality of life for animals in the area
It is the mission of HSAC to reduce pet overpopulation and increase public awareness of the humane treatment of animals. To this end, HSAC will ensure that all animals adopted through this organization will be sterilized and fully vetted prior to adoption, or will be contractually required to be sterilized and fully vetted within a set amount of time following adoption (as in the case of animals too young for certain procedures at the time of adoption). HSAC has also created a clause in every adoption agreement that animals may be returned to HSAC for any reason if the adopter feels they can no longer keep the animal.
Animals are susceptible to illness especially while in a kennel environment. It is highly