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Who We Are:

The Athens County Humane Society (ACHS) is a charitable 501(c) (3) animal welfare organization located in Athens, Ohio. We provide low-cost spay/neuter services, employ the county Humane Agent and strive to ensure the best possible treatment, care and placement of animals in need.

ACHS is funded by donations from the community, fundraisers, corporate partnerships and grant funds. ACHS does not receive any of your tax dollars. Your contributions are sincerely appreciated.

Our Programs:

Meet your next forever family member. Click here to view animals available for adoption.

ACHS is always in need of foster homes for cats and dogs. All supplies and medical care are covered by us while your foster pet is waiting on a forever home or the next stop in their adoption journey.  If you can open your home to a cat in need, please complete a foster application.

Our Spay/Neuter Clinics are open to Athens County residents that qualify as low income. 

We are regularly looking for volunteers for the following -

  • Spay/Neuter Clinic

  • Trap-Neuter-Return Program

  • Fundraising Committee

  • Cleaning Condos at PetSmart

Fill out our Volunteer Application -


Click here for information on how to report concerns related to animal abuse or neglect.

ACHS is funded by donations from the community, fundraisers, and grant funds. ACHS does not receive any tax dollars or government funding. 
Your donations make it possible for us to continue to help the animals in our area. Thank you for your support!

ACHS offers assistance spaying andneutering stray and feral cats through orTrap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Program.

ACHS does not have a shelter and generally we can not take in owner surrenders, we can however share them on our social media pages and have interested adopters contact you directly. Please submit this form - CLICK HERE

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