About Us

It is the mission of Lucas County Canine Care & Control to provide a safe environment for the citizens of Lucas County through fair, efficient, and prompt enforcement of laws pertaining to dog control and public education.

We also pledge to care for the dogs in our facility with compassion, do our best to return lost dogs to their rightful owners, and strive to find homes for safe dogs that have become homeless through no fault of their own.

Our staff is currently made up of 32 people. 

  • Director (Chief Dog Warden)
  • Kennel Supervisor (Deputy Dog Warden) 
  • Office Manager
  • Community Engagement Manager
  • 1 full time Veterinarian and 1 relief Veterinarian
  • 2 Veterinary Technicians
  • 1 Veterinary Assistant
  • Community Outreach Coordinator/Volunteer Coordinator
  • Personalized Adoption Counselor/Foster Coordinator
  • Enrichment and Behavior Coordinator
  • 3 Front Desk Clerks
  • 2 Dispatchers
  • 5 Animal Control Officers and their Crew Leader
  • 10 Canine Care Technicians and their Crew Leader
  • Canine Care Attendant