Wood County Dog Shelter

Andrew Snyder, Chief Dog Warden

A department under the Board of County Commissioners

Doris I. Herringshaw, Ed.D.    Craig LaHote    Theodore H. Bowlus

Wood County Dog Shelter Photo

The Wood County Dog Shelter in Ohio is a department operated under the direction of the Wood County Commissioners. Wood County is one of the largest counties in the state of Ohio at 617 square miles and has an average population of 125,488 citizens.

The Wood County Dog Warden and Deputies are required to patrol the county and impound any stray and unlicensed dogs as well as to enforce sections 955.01 to 955.27, 955.29 to 955.38, and 955.50 of the Ohio Revised Code.

Dog Wardens are law enforcement officers and have the same police powers as sheriffs and police officers in the performance of their duties. The Dog Shelter per the Ohio Revised Code is not authorized to handle cats.

Date Time Community Location
January 3, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 Friendly Village Main Office
January 4, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 Troy Villa Main Office
January 10, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 North Baltimore Great Scot
January 15, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 Rossford City Offices
January 16, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 Northwood City Offices
January 17, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 Perrysburg Police Station
January 23, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 Pemberville Village Offices
January 24, 2019 9:00 - 12:00 Haskins Village Offices
The Wood County Dog Shelter applied for and was awarded a $1,500 grant in 2018 offered by the Ohio Pet Fund to assist with providing spay/neuter to dogs residing at the shelter. Ohio Pet Fund grants are made possible by the purchase of Ohio Pet License Plates. For more informaiton visit Ohio Pet Fund's website.
The revised hold policy is effective October 25, 2018 and can be viewed here.
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