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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.

Rescue Village Launches a Vibrant New Look

October 29th, 2019

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 […]

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Rescue Village Will Open Late on 10/29/19

October 24th, 2019

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

October 4th, 2019

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 […]

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Gambit’s Story: It Took a Rescue Village

October 2nd, 2019

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 […]

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Woofstock Showcases What a More Humane Community Looks Like!

September 16th, 2019

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. […]

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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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