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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

  1. Meet & Greet Open House

    March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Meet & Greet Open House

    March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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.


February is Spay and Neuter Awareness Month!

Help your pets live longer and happier lives by spaying and neutering them. Spaying completely eliminates pyometra – a serious and potentially deadly infection of the uterus – and it greatly reduced the chance of breast tumors (50% of dogs with mammary tumors have cancer, and 90% of cats). Neutering males eliminates the chance of…

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…

Winter Weather Tips for Pets

Winter is here in Ashtabula County and it is important to ensure your pets are properly cared for during colder weather.  We humans can always put on a sweater or a heavier coat to deal with the low temperatures, but our animals aren’t quite so lucky. Not all breeds are created equal when it comes to…