Community Resources


VCA Great Lakes Veterinary Specialists
4760 Richmond Road, Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
Phone: 216.831.6789
Hours: 24 Hours / 7 Days


MedVet Cleveland West
20400 Emerald Pkwy, Cleveland, OH 44135
Phone: 216.362.6000
Hours: 24 Hours / 7 Days


WestPark Animal Hospital
4117 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland, OH 44135
Phone: 216.252.4500
Hours: Everyday 7:00am – 1:00am


Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital Cleveland
734 Alpha Drive, Highland Heights, OH 44143
Phone: 440.673.3483
Hours: 24 Hours / 7 Days


Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital Akron
1053 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Akron, OH 44321
Phone: 330.666.2976
Hours: 24 Hours / 7 Days


MedVet Akron
1321 Centerview Cir, Akron, OH 44321
Phone: 440.665.4996
Hours: 24 Hours / 7 Days


Animal Clinic Northview
36400 Center Ridge Rd, North Ridgeville, OH 44039
Phone: 440.327.8282
Hours: 24 Hours / 7 Days


The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center
601 Vernon L Tharp St
Columbus, OH 43210

Companion Animals:
Columbus: (614) 292-3551 or Dublin (614) 889-8070

Farm Animals:
Columbus: (614) 292-6661

Columbus: (614) 292-6661

Large Animal Service
Marysville (937) 642-2936 ( )


PennVet Ryan Veterinary Hospital
3900 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Emergencies: (215) 746-8911

Appointments: (215) 746-8387


ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
The ASPCA-APCC is staffed by board-certified veterinary toxicologists and specialist technicians with access to the largest veterinary-related toxin database available. There is typically a charge for this service, $65 at the time of writing. The ASPCA-APCC has produced a helpful smartphone app (available on both iOS and Android platforms) and also maintains a great online database of plants and flowers that are toxic to animals – complete with pictures and descriptions of the problems they cause.
Phone: 1.888.426.4435
Hours: 24 Hours / 7 Days


Pet Poison Helpline
Staffed by veterinarians and veterinary technicians with special training in animal poisonings; as well as board-certified veterinary toxicologists, internal medicine specialists, and emergency & critical care specialists. This resource is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days of the year. As of the time of writing, the charge for this service is $49. PPH’s helpful smartphone app is currently available on iOS only, but their website is mobile-friendly.
Phone: 1.855.764.7661
Hours: 24 Hours / 7 Days


PetFix Northeast Ohio
PetFix Northeast Ohio is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides high quality, affordable spay/neuter surgeries to end pet homelessness and the need for unnecessary euthanasia. We provide spay/neuter surgeries to all pet owners, feral cat caregivers, shelters, rescues, and animal control agencies placing animals for adoption.
Address: 855 East 222nd Street, Euclid, OH 44123
Phone: 216.831.6789


Spay Neuter Clinic Cleveland
Provides high quality spays, neuters, micro-chipping and vaccinations at low cost.
Phone: 216.398.1081
Address: 4239 Fulton Road, Cleveland, OH 44144


Cleveland Equine Clinic
3340 Webb Road, Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: 330.422.0040


Lake Erie Nature & Science Center
We operate the Kenneth A. Scott Wildlife Education & Rehabilitation Program to aid and assist injured and ill wild animals.
Phone: 440.871.2900
Address: 28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, OH 44140


West Geauga Veterinary Hospital
Receiving fawns, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, rabies vectors
: 440.729.9584
12498 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, OH 44026


Lake Metroparks Wildlife Center
Each year, nearly 2,000 injured or orphaned animals receive first aid and rehabilitation at the Kevin P. Clinton Wildlife Center. Patients include backyard wildlife, such as rabbits and songbirds, and endangered species such as the peregrine falcon and bald eagle. Our goal is to return healthy wildlife back to the wild. Special attention is given to animals whose populations are in decline.
Phone: 440.639.7275, 440.256.1404
Address: 11211 Spear Road, Concord Twp., OH 44077


Nature’s Nursery Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation
Nature’s Nursery Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation provides medical care to injured, orphaned or ailing wild animals.
Phone: 419.877.0060
Address: 7790 Co Road 152, Whitehouse, OH 43571


The Ohio Bird Sanctuary
The Ohio Bird Sanctuary is a 501(3) non-profit organization which is dedicated to the rehabilitation of Ohio’s native birds of prey and songbirds, with an emphasis on educating the community about conservation of our natural resources.
Phone: 419.884.HAWK (4295)
Address: 3774 Orweiler Road, Mansfield, OH 44903


Ohio Wildlife Center
Ohio Wildlife Center operates a free wildlife hospital in central Ohio. They also operate a monitored Wildlife Information Line at 614.793.WILD.
Phone: 614.793.WILD (9453)
Address: 2661 Billingsley Road, Columbus, OH 43235


Operation Orphan Wildlife Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation of orphaned and injured wildlife
Phone: 330.745.2947
Address: PO Box 15042, Akron, OH 44314


Wildlife Conservation Center
Dedicated to wildlife rehabilitation services with assistance from local veterinarians. (Stark County Park District)
Phone: 330.477.0448
Address: 800 Genoa Ave NW, Massillon, OH 44646




ASPCA Pet Health Insurance
Phone: 888.716.1203


Embrace Pet Insurance
Phone: 800.511.9172


Healthy Paws Pet Insurance
Phone: 844.260.7911


Hartville Pet Insurance
Phone: 800.799.5852


Nationwide Pet Insurance (formally VPI)
Phone: 888.899.4874


Pets Best Pet Health Insurance
Phone: 877. 738. 7237


Pet Plan Pet Insurance
Phone: 866.467.3875


Trupanion Pet Insurance Company
Phone: 855.210.8749




Neighborhood Pets Outreach & Resource Center
New Program from Friends of the Cleveland Kennel offering affordable & accessible pet care and resources to low income Cleveland pet owners. Services include: counseling, education, affordable pet supplies, emergency pet food assistance, free ID tags, low cost vaccine & microchip clinics, low cost flea & dewormer meds, lost/found dog support
Phone: 216.505.5853
Address: 3711 E. 65th Street, Cleveland, OH 44105
Hours: Resource Center – Tues & Thurs 12:noon to 4:00pm, Counseling/Information – Mon – Sat 10:00am to 4:00pm


One Health Organization
Program for older adults (55+) and the disabled living in Northeast Ohio. Provides financial assistance for necessary veterinary care services via a payment voucher program ($250) and participating veterinary partners. Must meet age & income eligibility requirements.
Phone: 216.920.3051
Address: 569 Battles Rd., Gates Mills, OH 44040


The Bummer Fund
The Bummer Fund provides financial support to responsible pet owners in times of temporary medical crisis or emergency for a pet. The fund is administered by the Board of Directors. Grants are provided by application or veterinarian referral when catastrophic medical costs threaten to stand in the way of appropriate treatment for a beloved family pet.
Phone: 330.744.7114
Address: 269 Redondo Road, Youngstown, OH 44504


Jake Brady Memorial Fund
Provides funding for corrective, suitable, and life-saving medical treatment to companion animals of families in need with a focus on major occurrences (not for routine veterinarian visits) which man include emergency treatment, surgical procedures, etc. Program is for senior citizens retires on fixed incomes, low income families, disabled, and unemployed.
Phone: 440.937.4000
Address: 32781 Red Oak Avenue, Avon, OH 44011


Valley Save-A-Pet
Financial help is provided to owners who cannot afford the cost of emergency veterinary care for their pets.
Phone: 440.232.9124
Address: PO Box 39221, Solon, OH 44139


Athena Animal Advocacy Group
The Athena Animal Advocacy Group will provide financial assistance to responsible pet owners and rescue groups who are facing economical hardships for veterinary care and will provide food assistance through Helping Paws Pet Food Pantry, a division of Athena Animal Advocacy Group.
Phone: 330.797.8670
Address: 5008 Winthrop Dr., Austintown, OH 44515




Red Rover Relief Program
The Red Rover Relief program provides financial assistance, resources and emotional support to pet guardians struggling with economic hardship when pets are in need of urgent and emergency veterinary care, as well as support and resources to help victims of domestic violence escape abusive environments with their pets.
Phone: 916.429.2457
Address: PO Box 188890, Sacrament, CA 95818


The Onyx and Breezy Foundation
Provides funding and support to pets of individuals where medical hardship is present.
Address: PO Box 656, Tuxedo Park, NY 10987


Brown Dog Foundation
Provides financial assistance for families in veterinary medical crisis/emergency.


The Pet Fund
The Pet Fund is a registered 501(c) 3 nonprofit association that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals in the United States who need veterinary care. The Pet Fund works only on non-basic, non-urgent care, such as cancer treatment, heart disease, chronic conditions, endocrine diseases, eye diseases, etc.
Phone: 916.443.6007


Shakespeare Animal Fund
We help elderly, disabled and those whose total income does not exceed the current poverty guidelines to obtain emergency pet care. We pay the veterinarian directly, reducing out of pocket costs for low income pet owners who need to save their pet’s life.
Phone: 775.342.7040


Magic Bullet Fund
Magic Bullet Fund helps people who have made room in their homes and hearts for a canine companion, but do not have the financial resources to provide cancer treatment.


Care Credit
Synchrony Bank: Provides financing of emergency and non-emergency veterinary expenses in the form of a wellness credit card. Must meet credit eligibility requirements. Accepted by most veterinarians.
Phone: 800.677.0718




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Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter
Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter is a temporary home for dogs that are found on the streets by the county dog wardens. Dogs are held for 72 hours in order for the owner to claim them. After the holding period, unclaimed dogs may be available for adoption.
Phone: 216.525.7877
Address: 9500 Sweet Valley Drive, Valley View, OH 44125


Cleveland Animal Care & Control
: 216.664.3069
2690 West 7th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114


Friends of the City of Cleveland Kennel (City Dogs)
Founded in 2003, Friends of the City of Cleveland Kennel is dedicated to saving the lives of the animals at the Cleveland Kennel, and helping to reduce intake by providing services to pet owning residents of Cleveland. These efforts include medical care, supplies, adoptions, outreach, and free services for pet owners in Cleveland.
Phone: 216.664.3476


Cleveland Animal Protective League
The Cleveland APL provides shelter to homeless animals relinquished by their guardians, animals that are rescued from abuse or neglect, and stray or abandoned cats. Stop in and visit the many animals we help and have available for adoption – make one of our friends one of your very best friends! The Cleveland APL is where happily ever after begins-for both shelter pets and people.
: 216.771.4616
1729 Willey Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113


Geauga Humane Society Rescue Village
Founded in 2003, Friends of the City of Cleveland Kennel is dedicated to saving the lives of the animals at the Cleveland Kennel, and helping to reduce intake by providing services to pet owning residents of Cleveland. These efforts include medical care, supplies, adoptions, outreach, and free services for pet owners in Cleveland.
Phone: 440.338.4819
Address: 15463 Chillicothe Road, Russell Township, OH 44072


Public Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
For 40 years, our Northeastern Ohio based mission has been to rescue stray and abused cats and dogs and place them in foster homes with loving, caring owners. We also provide them with medical care which includes spaying and neutering.  We are a no-kill, non-profit, 501(3)(c) organization considered to be one of Ohio’s most reputable, long-standing cat and dog humane rescue groups.
: 440.442.PAWS (7297)
PO Box 24651, Cleveland, OH 44124


Secondhand Mutts
Founded in 2006 by Becca Riker, a local animal advocate in Cleveland, Ohio, Secondhand Mutts has placed hundreds of dogs in great homes. We continue to successfully  match owners with pets through our popular Foster-to-Adopt and Mutt-Match programs.
Phone: 216.664.9660
Address: 2603 Scranton Road, Cleveland, OH 44113


Parma Animal Shelter
The Parma Animal Shelter, Inc. (“PAS”), a 501(c)(3) organization whose objectives include preventing animal cruelty, abuse and neglect. To educate the public on the importance of spaying/neutering. Assist in providing a stress-free, healthy environment for lost, abandoned, neglected, and stray animals. To find permanent placement into new homes.
: 440.885.8014
6260 State Road, Parma, OH 44134


Northeast Ohio SPCA
The purpose of the Northeast Ohio SPCA No-Kill Pet Shelter is to provide a safe haven for abandoned, healthy, homeless, and adoptable loving pets until they can find a home. The shelter opened in April of 2004, as of July 2016 we have adopted 32,500 pets to loving homes in the community.
Phone: 216.351.7387
Address: 9555 Brookpark Road, Parma, OH 44129


Lake County Humane Society
Our Mission at Lake Humane Society is to provide a gentle and caring haven for the homeless, abandoned, and injured animals of Lake County and persevere in defending and protecting animal life through education, integrity, and leadership.
: 440.951.6122
7564 Tyler Boulevard, Bldg E, Mentor, OH 44060


Report Dogfighting and Cockfighting: Humane Society of the United States

The HSUS’s animal fighting tip line now covers the entire country. Thanks to a grant from the Holland M. Ware Foundation, in July 2009 the animal fighting tip line, 877-TIP-HSUS, became a nationwide tip line, fielding calls from across the country and helping The HSUS to stamp out animal fighting everywhere in the nation.  Rewards are offered for tips and tipster can remain anonymous.

Tip Line: 1-877-TIP-HSUS (877.847.4787)


DeJohn Pet Services
We are a family-owned pet crematory providing a dignified farewell to your beloved family pet. We provide pet cremation services and pet loss support for families in need. We realize that each family has their own unique set of wishes when it comes to memorializing their pet.  Our staff will work with your family to tailor a distinctive pet cremation or burial service, a private family goodbye, or a memorial service to meet all of your needs.
Phone: 216.658.9010
Address: 28890 Chardon Road, Willoughby Hills, OH 44092


Pathways for Pets
Pathways for Pets is a hospice program promoting quality of life for pets facing life-limiting illness.  We are here to support the caregiver and family through this difficult time of making decisions regarding their pet’s care. Our mission is to provide compassionate, comfort-oriented care for companion animals throughout the continuum of end-of-life care by educating, counseling, and supporting their caregivers in decision-making, care delivery, and bereavement.
Phone: 440.463.9820
Address: 7507 Hollycroft Lane, Mentor, OH 44060

Disclaimer: Squad FiftyOne does not endorse or recommend any of the listed organizations. This listing is for general information purposes only.

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