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Toledo Humane Society shelters hundreds of animals looking for their furrever homes. More than 5,000 idle pups are hosted in this animal shelter, which has a long history of working against animal cruelty in Illinois through life-saving programs, investigation, adoption, and other services.
This private, nonprofit organization dates back to 1884 and operates solely on donations. One of their main objectives and strategies against animal cruelty is their community program against animal abuse in which they promote healthier relationships, training, and bonding between humans and pets. Compassion, honesty, responsiveness, and teamwork are some of their philosophical pillars.
Animals are available at several locations throughout the Toledo area community for the community’s convenience:
Ready to save an animal in need? Let's look at the adoption process at Toledo Humane Society.
Our writing team is hard at work researching this shelter's adoption process and fees, so this page will be updated soon!
In the meantime, here's some nice-to-know info that applies to nearly every animal shelter, humane society, and rescue.
Because shelter dogs are full of love!
Is it because they know you saved them and love you harder for it?
I can't say for certain, but yes.
Jokes aside, there are three things all shelter dogs need to thrive in their new home:
Older shelter dogs, generally 1+ years old, may have experienced a lot of trauma, which often results in one of 8 common behavioral issues:
These issues are correctable! Your dog isn't broken, they're just damaged. You can fix them with enough love, patience, and a good training plan.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, finding good dog trainers can be hard. Like everything else, dog training is moving only. but there are great online dog trainers that are proven to work and can help get your new pup on the right path.
You can learn a lot about an animal welfare organization just by looking at their name.
Adoption processes vary drastically from organization to organization, but here are some general tips that apply in most instances. Note that we'll use the term "shelters" here for simplicity but it includes all types of rescue organizations.
If you have any questions about adopting an animal (what you'll need, what to expect, etc.) feel free to contact the PetLists team!
All of the animals sheltered in Toledo Humane Society came from one of three sources:
Each animal goes through a detailed behavior assessment before they're available for adoption. This ensures every potential adopter has the opportunity to understand each pet's history and unique needs.
Ready to adopt a new, loving animal? Here's how it works:
You must be at least 18 years old and have a valid photo ID to adopt.
Adoption fees at Toledo Area Humane Society are as follows:
Your adoption fee covers spaying/neutering, age appropriate vaccinations, flea treatment, deworming, and microchipping.
If you're looking to adopt a new dog, our Dog Adoption Guide is a must-read. It has everything you need to know about bringing a shelter dog home:
And we're adding new guides all the time.