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Tues, Wed & Sat 10:30am-4:30pm
Thur & Fri: 10:30am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Closed Mondays

Thank You!
For adopting more than 9,600
homeless dogs,puppies since our new
Valley View shelter opened in 2002!

 Adopt Me! Have you lost your dog? Dog Licenses Videos

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Due to extreme weather closures dog license open enrollment has been extended through end of business Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Dog licenses can be purchased without penalty as long as purchased prior to that date.

Click here to purchase dog licenses.


before and after of a thin dog
Autumn, a 5 year old pitbull came into CCAS as an emaciated stray weighing only 29 pounds.
With lots of love and care she put on the weight she needed, and quickly found a new wonderful home.
Considering donating to our Best Friends Medical Relief Fund and helping dogs like Autumn.

To Donate online: Click here


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Excited to announce the 2nd Annual Saturday Night Swing event hosted by the Friends of the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter! The annual event raises money for CCAS dogs to help support medical, behavioral and foster programs at the shelter.

Don't miss out on this fabulous event - only 200 tickets will be sold!! Get your tickets at:

Interested in becoming a Volunteer: Click Here 

We want to send our sincerest thanks to the Petfinder Foundation for continuing to support CCAS and our Unleashed Playgroups! The PetFinder Foundation just approved a grant to renovate our play yards so that they are more efficient for our daily playgroups. Petfinder's continued generosity and dedication to playgroups and CCAS make this all possible. Our dogs, staff, and volunteers all elated. Thank you!


For the past 20 years, Petfinder has helped 25 million pets find their families through adoption. Search our extensive list of dogs, cats and other pets available for adoption and ...

Fox 8  Tune in to a live podcast with us and CCAS dogs featured every Friday at 1:45am on Fox8 News FaceBook page.

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Adopt A Spot - Become a Cage Sponsor!


Cage Sponsorship plaques make a great gift for friends and family, in memoriam of a furry friend or show of support from local businesses. Plaques can be purchased in two sizes, 7 x 9 & 9 x 12.

Proceeds go into our Best Friend's Medical Relief Fund which serves to medically treat the sick and injured strays that come to our shelter. Order one both online or mail in your registration.

Click here to complete an Adopt a Spot Cage Sponsor Online Form

Click here to complete an Adopt A Spot Cage Sponsor Form

Thank you to our generous 2018 cage sponsors:
Barklyn Heights Dog Daycare & Boarding; Cole Eye Institute-Hillcrest Office, Marcia Van Horn; Rakuten OverDrive, Aurelia Nutaitis in memory of Henry Baracz & Al and Rachel Dunleavy, Pamela Meade in honor of the Gatt Family, The John A. Dora Family- to all Past Present and Future Shelter Dogs, Anita & Benson Stokar in honor of all CCAS Dogs, Mark & Debbie Jaye, Susan Daris- For my baby Lexi, In memory of Olivia, Cobbie & Marmie, In loving memory of Wilson the Wonder Dog., a CCAS Alum- from Brian, his best friend, The Feher family- In loving memory of Jack Feher, Brian & Sarah McClain, Balloon Crew in memory of our beloved pets, Baron & Clyde, Delaine Pavisich in memory of Maximus & Ruger, The Blumenthal Family, The Weseloh Family- In honor of our wonderful and beautiful Misty; a CCAS alumni, Andrea Hogben In memory of Luigi & Rocoo, Shaun & Katie Parker, Don Williams in memory of Penny, Midnight, Buddy, Spalding & Nutmeg, The Palcos Family in memory of Rosie, Chemtrade Logistics, Susan & Steve Hansler- In honor of Leah, Jenny and Phoebe Hansler, Scott & Christine Kitson- In memory of Perry, Robby & Vanessa Tagliarina- In memory of Skuffles, Lakeland Electric Inc. - In memory of Tony, Lisa Lesko- In honor of Barb & Jerry Taylor, Brian & Sarah McClain, Karyn & Chris Mazzolini - The former rest stop of Beau DeWayne, the greatest Beagle of all time.  In memory of Bozley., Renee Shirley - In memory of Gene Berger, Larry & Brenda Theurer and their four footed family, Allison Maynard - In honor of Cooper Maynard, Applewood Grooming of Broadview Heights, Anne Waller, Medical Mutual of Strongsville, Bedford High School and Supe's Troop, Kirkbrides Wedding Planning, Elizabeth St. Andrassy in Memory of Bill Andrassy, Medical Mutual of Strongsville 

Thank you to our generous 2017 cage sponsors:
Barkly Becky Bynum & Phil Calabrese, Rosewood Stables, Deborah Hosko - In Memory of Judy Nejman, Lisa & Jim Taras- in Memory of Pepper and her son Squeakers, Raju & Anita Modi in memory of Todo; Bonnie & Jon Weseloh - In honor of Maggie Mae - a CCAS alumni; The Boris Family - In memory of Olive; The attorney's and staff at Walter/Haverfield LLPBrian & Sarah McClain - In Memory of Furby, Delaine Pavisich, Susan Daris - In Honor of Lexi - the Love of my Life.  Adopted from CCAS in 2008, Phix Salon Suites Stylists, Allison Maynard - In honor of Cooper- alumnus of the CCAS, The Gatt Family, Donald Williams - In memory of Nutmeg & Spalding, Jim & Maureen Palcos - In memory of Rosie, ​Chemtrade Logistics, AirForce One, Rob Tagliarina & Vanessa Binion - In memory of Skuffles, Anonymous, The Cramer Family - In memory of Lily, Medical Mutual Strongsville Employees, Anita Stokar - In honor of all Adopters, Anne Whalen - In memory of McDuff & Max, Karyn & Chris Mazzolini - In honor of Bozley, The Vittardi Family - In memory of Tony, Susan & Steve Hansler - In Honor of Leah, Jenny & Phoebe Hansler, CCAS Staff & Volunteers - In recognition & sincere gratitude to the "Leash Lady", Tamie Calich, Jeff, Lindy & Aaron Seetch - In memory of Abbey, Jeff & Terry Cline - In memory of Charlie Brown, Tony & Jackie Amato - In memory of Knuckles & Smuckers, Samantha Casey - In loving memory of Marci, Friends of Cathy Dec - In her loving memory, Anonymous - In memory of Porsche, Darwin Dogs - Because BSL sucks, Paul Katz & Lisa Arnson- In memory of Abe & Louie Weener and In Honor of Eli & Benny Weener, Holly Hirsel- In memory of Mathew and Charlotte, with wishes that all find loving homes, Woodmen Life #6099, Embrace Pet Insurance-We're more than insurance, because they're more then pets.