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The Animal Welfare Center of Ashtabula County is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to preventing pet homelessness and increasing pet well-being through empowering the people of Ashtabula County to care for pets in the community

Pet Food Campaign

Join our campaign to feed pets in need.

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Upcoming Events

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Support Spay & Neuter

Get awesome new registration plates for your vehicle, while helping to provide funding for spaying and neutering of dogs and cats. The proceeds from these plates are used to award grants to animal welfare organizations in Ohio. So get rid of those ugly old plates, and help pets in the process! Choose between four designs. No need to wait until it is time to renew your registration – purchase at any time. Learn more at the Ohio Pet Fund.

Major Donors

The Animal Welfare Center of Ashtabula County is a proud recipient of funding from Maddie's Fund®,
helping to achieve a no-kill nation #ThanksToMaddie.

Partner Organizations


Dick Goddard and Goddard’s Law

Dick Goddard is still a household name across north-east Ohio. Famous for his career in weather forecasting at Fox 8 WJW, for which he holds the world record in length, he is also well known for his animal rights advocacy. Historically, Ohio has been known for having lax laws regarding animal welfare. In 2009, the…

Donate with Peace of Mind

In order for you to help pets in Ashtabula County in a way that is most meaningful to you, we have created different funds for you to choose from. The money donated to these funds are “restricted” which means that – by law – the Animal Welfare Center cannot use the money for any other…

Don’t Be a Kit-napper!

Not all kittens found outdoors are orphans…