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Summit County Animal Shelter

akron Animal Shelter

Summit County Animal Shelter

460 E. North Street
akron, Ohio 44304
Phone: 330-643-2845
Fax: 330-643-8034
Celebrating animals is our passion. The Humane Society of Greater Akron, incorporated in 1968, is dedicated to alleviating animal suffering, preventing and investigating animal cruelty, protecting the welfare of animals and providing quality adoption services. It is our goal to respond to the ongoing needs of the animals and residents of Summit County and to educate the community, whose support we need to accomplish this mission.

Shelter Hours:
We are closed most mornings to allow our volunteers to prepare our animals for your visit. If you are interested in becoming a Humane Society volunteer, please contact us.

Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Friday: 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: Noon - 5:00pm


We value companion animals, recognize their contributions to people's lives and promote their humane treatment.
We rescue and rehabilitate sick, injured, abused and abandoned animals, and find new homes for them.
We investigate reports of animal cruelty in our community.
We educate our community about humane pet care.
We introduce and maintain companion animals in the lives of people who would benefit by their presence.
We aspire to be a humane society with national recognition for operational excellence.

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Summit County Animal Shelter directions and map

Below is a map for Summit County Animal Shelter, please call for specific directions.

Note: PO Boxes will not show correctly on the map below.

Summit County Animal Shelter is located in akron, Ohio where today's temperature will be between 37.4℉ and 42.8℉, sunrise 12:21 and sunset 22:02.

akron is known for pet friendly attractions like Cuyahoga River, Akron Zoo, Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, Ohio and Erie Canal, be sure to take some time with your new pet and visit these places.

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