Rescue Village Launches a Vibrant New Look

Today Rescue Village launched our vibrant new brand. Over the past nearly 30 years, we have grown to become one of the largest and most respected humane societies in the region. With more people involved in animal welfare than ever before – from being donors to adopting - it was time to update the brand to reflect this new momentum.  “Rescue Village has grown in size and scope and has become a model for humane societies across the country,” said…

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Rescue Village Will Open Late on 10/29/19

Rescue Village will open one hour late on Tuesday, October 29. We will open our doors at 1 p.m. instead of Noon. The Board of Directors and Staff are launching the new brand this morning and we will need extra time to get ready to open to the public. Thank you for your understanding!  

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Happy Finds a Home with Ryan

There are always celebrations when animals are adopted here at Rescue Village, but some joyful moments are truly bigger than others. And some celebrations are community-wide. This is one of those times. Our beloved Happy has finally found her forever home. Ryan from Mentor came to Rescue Village in search of a companion. He originally had another dog in mind but after meeting Happy, she was all he could think about. Ryan wasted no time in getting permission from his…

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Gambit’s Story: It Took a Rescue Village

Gambit has a home! Some dogs are more challenging than others, and lively Gambit was one of these pups. Rescue Village took him in December of 2018 and after careful evaluation it was determined that sweet Gambit needed lots of attention and training. He loved people and other dogs, but it quickly became clear that Gambit was far from ready for a home. Severe anxiety, destructive chewing, leash reactivity and no knowledge of basic obedience were just some of the…

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Woofstock Showcases What a More Humane Community Looks Like!

Woofstock 2019 represented the best of Rescue Village’s mission: to act on behalf of animals to inspire a more humane community. The weather could not have been better to kick the day off…partly sunny with a cool breeze. People from near and far brought their well-behaved pups for a day of socializing, games and fun. For the humans, there were food trucks, live music and festival booths filled with tempting treats for people and dogs alike. For the first time…

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Other Animals

Not all of our adoptable animals fit into the categories you might expect them to. Of course we always have dogs and cats to fall in love with, but we often have friends the likes of which you may not have seen at a shelter before! Find animals that break the mold right here at Rescue Village.  We are the only humane society in Northeast Ohio with a barn program. That means, in addition to cats and dogs, you might also find…

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