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Read the Village Voices Blog for updates about the activities and events taking place here at our shelter and around the community, as well as news and resources regarding animal welfare, humane education, and the animals in our care.

Adopting a Dog and Making It Your Family

June 12th, 2019

There’s no denying the joy and excitement induced by the idea of adopting a new furry friend. A pet will enrich your life in ways that no human can. The sense of fulfillment that you achieve from opening your home and heart to another creature is priceless.In the flurry of enthusiasm around bringing a new pet home, we often forget that the pet is a living creature – not a toy or a houseplant.

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FIV Positive Cats

May 29th, 2019

The Truth About FIV Positive Cats You may have seen the term “FIV” on an adoptable cat bio or on a cage card at Rescue Village. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) can sound scary. People equate it with HIV or AIDs in humans, but it poses NO danger to humans and shouldn’t stop a responsible pet […]

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Butter, Envy, and Gambit

May 21st, 2019

The Adoption Rover Program is a new and innovative foster to adoption program where fosters take adoptable adult dogs into their homes and help us find an adoptive family by promoting them to family and friends, on their social media sites, coming to the shelter for a few hours on weekends and during adoption events, and by attending our offsite adoption and pop-up events.Currently, Rescue Village has three adult dogs in our Adoption Rover program that have been waiting for a very long time for a forever human. Learn more about each of these special dogs below.

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Woofstock 2019 – #GroovePlayFUNDRAISE!

March 21st, 2019

Mark your calendars everyone! The biggest dog festival of the year will be Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 10 AM – 4 PM at the Cleveland Metroparks Polo Field. But we need your help RIGHT NOW!

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Zack and Zoey

February 4th, 2019

Zack and Zoey Two senior cats looking for their forever home together!   Zack and Zoey are a bonded pair of senior cats who are looking for their forever home. These two sweet cats were surrendered to us when their owner could no longer care for them. They are both around 8-years-old and a little […]

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Cold Weather Care

January 29th, 2019

Cold Weather Safety Tips For Your Pets   Don’t forget to keep your furry friends warm and cozy this winter!  Here are a few helpful tips from Rescue Village to make sure the animals in your life stay safe and snuggly all through the winter months! Bundle up! Create a cozy spot for them inside […]

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Humane Law Enforcement

January 18th, 2019

Humane Law Enforcement Quick Facts   Rescue Village is a leading animal welfare organization in Northeast Ohio. The Rescue Village Team (including the Board of Trustees, donors, volunteers and staff) helps animals who need to be rescued, rehabilitated, and rehomed. We provide proper medical care, food and a loving home at Rescue Village until a […]

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Good News for People and Their Animals in Ohio

January 9th, 2019

Note: Our Executive Director, Hope Brustein, sits on the Board of Directors of the new Ohio Animal Welfare Federation.   

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Tootsie & Marley

January 7th, 2019

TOOTSIE & MARLEY One home needed for two sweet dogs   What could be better than rescuing one dog in need of a forever home? How about rescuing TWO! Tootsie and Marley came in together as owner surrenders back in October. This bonded pair is hoping to find their forever home together soon. They’ve lived […]

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Ohio Animal Action Alert!

December 4th, 2018

Ohio Animal Action Alert!   A bill, House Bill 552, which passed the Ohio House in June would ban gas chamber euthanasia for companion animals in shelters.  The bill is currently in the Ohio Senate and has received a first hearing in the Senate Agriculture Committee. The bill must pass  successfully out of this committee and then be voted on by the full Senate […]

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