The Williams County Humane Society was established in Williams County in 1970. The building is located on County Road 13, North of Bryan. Prior to 2005 this building was only used to hold educational meetings. In 2004 a capital campaign was established to start raising funds to renovate the existing building. By July 2005 the goal was met and the building was opened to the public. Within one hour of being opened, we had seven dogs surrendered and thirty-eight cats. It become abundantly clear to the board of directors that this shelter was a much needed operating organization within Williams County. To date, The Williams County Humane Society has become a very valuable asset to our county. We house at anytime thirty plus dogs and hundreds of cats and kittens.
We have three humane officers that work with local and state law enforcement to investigate animal cruelty and neglect. We currently have one four part time employees that not only work for the shelter, but give countless hours as volunteers. We work with Job and Family Service, The Williams County Probation Department, local schools, and organizations within the community to provide needed community service hours.
We are currently funded only by donations. We receive NO county, state or federal funding.
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Come Meet Our Pets...
We are located at 09464 County Road 13 in Bryan, Ohio 43506 Phone number 419-636-2200
Our office hours are Monday-Tuesday 9am-noon Wednesday-Friday 12pm-5pm Saturday-Sunday 12pm-4pm
Our Adoption Process...
We require an adoption application for every animal in our shelter, the application can take up to 48 hours to process. If someone is interested in adopting one of our animals the application can be accessed in our office or online at williamscountyhumanesociety.com. We do require an adoption fee for every animal dogs/puppies are $180.00 and cats/kittens are $70.00. We take cash ONLY. The adoption fee includes heartworm test (dogs)/FIV/FeLV test(cats), flea treatment, worming, vaccinations are current and their spay/neuter is included in the adoption fee through our vets. All adopters are required to have every animal in their home fixed or a vet reference saying that it was in their best interest not to be fixed and current on vaccinations, we also check with all landlords before approving an application.
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