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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!

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To Donate online: Click here

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Join us for Northeast's Ohio BEST Santa Photos!

Our annual Photos with Santa Paws has lots of amazing raffle baskets, a 50/50, free bakery while you wait, stocking raffle and of course pet photos!

New back drops, new baskets, new everything this year! So bring your family down (and your pets) for this incredible holiday event!

Bringing an animal other than a dog? (They're welcome to attend, but please bring them crated).

Get the latest by going to our FB page and checking out our EVENTS section at Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter.



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CCAS Dogs Around Town

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Click here to view the full flyer.
Click here to order tickets.

2017 Dog Licenses

To purchase a dog license online, click here.


We want to send our sincerest thanks to the Petfinder Foundation for an amazing experience! Deputy Amanda was able to participate in the Dogs Playing for Life  Mentorship to advance her playgroup knowledge and handling skills. All this training will be put to good use here at our Unleashed Playgroup Program! Petfinder's generosity and dedication to playgroups made this all possible. Our dogs, staff and volunteers all love this program so we 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!

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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:
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

Thank you to our generous 2017 cage sponsors:
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.