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posted on Thursday June 2nd, 2022 at 11:27AM
Our friends at Furniture Palace have graciously offered to host our first adoption event of the summer. Join us on Saturday, June 11th from 12:00pm-4:00pm at the Furniture Palace in ... read more
posted on Wednesday June 1st, 2022 at 5:10PM
  Join us for a low-cost vaccination and microchipping clinic on June 18th. For all the details and to schedule an appointment just click the link below¬† read more
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Lucas County Canine Care & Control handles stray and homeless dogs and enforces dog laws in Lucas County, which is in northwest Ohio, including the City of Toledo. We handle about 300 dogs monthly. We have a staff of 25 people, including six Canine Control Officers, four office staff, seven kennel staff, one veterinarian, two veterinary technicians, a veterinary assistant, a community outreach coordinator, a personalized adoption counselor, a behavior technician and three management positions. Our department is funded primarily through the purchase of dog licenses. Your dog license purchase not only helps to protect your dog, but also helps us care for homeless and stray dogs, protect the community from loose and dangerous dogs, and help reunite lost dogs and their owners.


The Ohio Pet Fund supports spaying and neutering of owned and shelter animals with the proceeds from the sale of Ohio Pet License Plates. Please consider this option next time you renew your Ohio license plates! We received a $2500 grant from them previously to help with the cost of spaying and neutering all our adoptable dogs.