To adopt a pet, there will be a base fee of $150.00. To use OUR vet services for worming/vaccines/sterilization, there will be an extra 75.00-100.00 fee, depending on weight of adopted pet. 

A pre-adoption
questionnaire must be filled out, as well as a contract upon actual adoption
All dogs will be spayed/neutered. Adopters may use THEIR chosen vet, or utilize OUR low cost spay/neuter program. We are an organization that is pro-active in ending the proliferation of unwanted animals. We DO require proof of sterilization if new adopter's chosen vet performs this procedure.
Our dogs will have been given the necessary vaccines for kennel living, but there are some instances that prevent us from providing this service. All other vaccinations will be left up to individuals due to the many controversies surrounding the adverse effects of these inoculations. OWC SHELTER dogs are always Rabies/DHLPP vaccinated by a licensed vet before adoptions.
We will NOT adopt pets to families who intend to keep dogs chained outdoors/ crated for extended periods. Dogs WILL be removed from home without refund if this occurs...... immediately.
Volunteers, foster Moms and Dads are needed. You may also be a "Buddy" sponsor to any dog that remains in the shelter for  $10.00/month.
All adoption fees are considered a donation, and are also tax deductible/non-refundable.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT CATS OR KITTENS. WE HAVE NO FACILTY TO HOUSE THEM. WE ARE VERY SORRY FOR THIS INCONVENIENCE. Cats are available for adoption by calling 330-364-7190, but are fostered at private affiliate homes.
*We DO offer  low-cat spay/neuter year round to aid in prevention feline over-population. OWC has prevented millions of unwanted felines from being born in Tuscarawas county by spaying and neutering 120+ cats per year since 2009.
More OWC dogs are available via petfinder.com and adoptapet.com
(Vet health check and a $50.00 fee IS required before OWC will
take in owner surrendered dogs) Please remember,
OWC will be absorbing the cost for the care of your surrendered pets! An owner surrender contract must be filled out at time of surrender/adoption.
Successfully Adopted Dogs: 482

These dogs are available at the "Warm & Cozy" Sanctuary : 

EMERGENCY:Savannah needs re-homed ASAP! Owner is too ill to care for her any longer! 93 lbs, house trained, good health check by vet, spayed, vaccinated, loves kids and other dogs. 10 yrs old.Collie/Shepherd mix

Chase: 1 1/2 yr. old American Bulldog/Pointer mix is available. He is chipped/neutered/vaccinated/house trained. Loves children!!! Very playful and strong. A fenced in yard would be beneficial!

 Great Pyrenees mix puppy:ADOPTED!

Pups available for adoption: 9 week old Husky/Dalmation 

                                                 Male ADOPTED




Silver Shepherd/Pitt Bull pups:ADOPTED!

Apollo: Adoptable-  1yr old, neutered, vaccinated & house trained. He was nearly starved to death at one point. Apollo is at a healthy weight and behaving himself so well since he has been at our facility!! He is GREAT on a leash/walks!!

Dazi Fuentes:Purebred female German Shepherd w/papers 3 yrs old. House trained. No other animals please. Available 120 lbs

SASHA: 6 yrs old Bull Terrier mix. Loving, house trained. good with other dogs/kids. LOVES LOVES LOVES toys!!!!!!



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