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Fort Defiance Humane Society Animal shelter in Defiance, OH

Our mission: Rescuing the abused, loving the abandoned

Contact Marlee Kohlbeck
Address
7169 State Route 15
Defiance, OH 43512
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Meet their adoptable pets

7169 State Route 15

Defiance, OH 43512

See every new pet that comes to this shelter!

Create an alert, and we'll notify you every time a new pet comes in who meets your criteria.

Adoptable pets at Fort Defiance Humane Society

We'll also keep you updated on Appa's adoption status with email updates.
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Appa

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 3 mos
Defiance, OH
We'll also keep you updated on Cleo's adoption status with email updates.
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Cleo

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, 10 mos
Defiance, OH
We'll also keep you updated on Silas's adoption status with email updates.
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Silas

German Shepherd Dog

Male, 3 yrs 4 mos
Defiance, OH
We'll also keep you updated on McCoy's adoption status with email updates.
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McCoy

Boxer/Labrador Retriever

Male, 7 yrs 2 mos
Defiance, OH
We'll also keep you updated on Befana's adoption status with email updates.
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Befana

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 2 yrs 7 mos
Defiance, OH
We'll also keep you updated on Janie's adoption status with email updates.
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Janie

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 5 mos
Defiance, OH
We'll also keep you updated on Murdock's adoption status with email updates.
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Murdock

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, 6 yrs
Defiance, OH
We'll also keep you updated on Meeko's adoption status with email updates.
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Meeko

Alaskan Malamute/Husky

Male, 4 yrs
Defiance, OH

Shelter FAQs

We serve the 5 county area of Northwest Ohio and Southern Michigan. However, we will adopt across the country!

  • 1. Submit Application
  • 2. Approve Application
  • 3. Meet the Pet
  • 4. Sign Adoption Contract

Additional adoption info

Once an application is filled out for animal of interest, the adoption coordinator and director will review app.
*Vet reference- will call vet and verify you are a client
*Current pets- must be up to date on vaccinations
*If renting- will contact landlord to verify can have pets
Can take 1-3 days for approval or denial. Please be patient with us.
Animals are not first come, first serve. We work to find the best homes possible for not only the adopters, but our animals.

Adoption application

https://fortdefiancehumanesociety.org/adoption-application/

Pets at shelters & rescues near Fort Defiance Humane Society

Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control

3020 Hillegas Road,
Fort Wayne, IN 46808

Angel On Call Dog Rescue

PO Box 20007,
Toledo, OH 43610

We'll also keep you updated on Mars 73C24_2's adoption status with email updates.
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Mars 73C24_2

Domestic Shorthair/Domestic Shorthair

Female, 7 mos
Napoleon, OH
We'll also keep you updated on Cheerio's adoption status with email updates.
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Cheerio

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 8 mos
Osseo, MI
We'll also keep you updated on Movado's adoption status with email updates.
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Movado

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 1 yr 11 mos
Kendallville, IN
We'll also keep you updated on PeeWee's adoption status with email updates.
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PeeWee

Chihuahua/Toy Fox Terrier

Male, Adult
Lima, OH
We'll also keep you updated on Snowy's adoption status with email updates.
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Snowy

Domestic Shorthair/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Adult
Maumee, OH
We'll also keep you updated on CASSIAN's adoption status with email updates.
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CASSIAN

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 1 yr 6 mos
Fort Wayne, IN

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