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Our Featured Toledo, OH Partner:

Lucas County Canine Care & Control

Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

Pets at Our Shelter:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

The Lucas County Canine Care & Control is the municipal dog facility for Lucas County Ohio, which includes Toledo and the surrounding areas. LCCC&C handles stray as well as owner surrendered dogs and has a large adoption, volunteer and transfer program.

About Our Shelter:

County government facility
dog control and law enforcement
adoption center
community resource center
transfer program

Come Meet our Pets:

The LCCC&C is open Monday thru Friday 11-7 and Saturdays and Sundays 11-5. Located at 410 S Erie Street Toledo, OH 43604, it is conviently located near I-75, and right down the street from the Toledo Farmer's Market.

Our Adoption Process:

If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs....great!! The first step is coming in and meeting the dog in person. If you have any small children or other dogs in the household we do recommend that you bring them in for an introduction. If you are interested we would have you complete an adoption application. We do not require fenced in yards. All dogs are spayed/neutered, microchipped, heartworm tested and fully vaccinated, and the adoption fee is $125 which also includes a current dog license for Lucas County. We do adopt out of state and to other counties, but the dog would need to leave our facility with a current license. We do hold adoption events and have reduced adoption fees for specials throughout the year. Please check out our FaceBook page for events.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.