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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.

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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January 11th, 2019

Meet Jasper   Jasper is looking for his perfect forever home and we’re hoping you can help us find it. He about 1-1 ½ years old and is a Boxer/ Pit Bull mix. He came to Rescue Village in October of 2018 and he is still waiting for his forever home now, months later. Jasper […]

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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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Fix It In The Farmland

November 15th, 2018

Do you know? Rescue Village offers the only low-cost spay neuter program to an Amish community in the United States. Right here in Geauga County, Fix It In The Farmland has spayed or neutered 2,492 dogs and cats since 2011. This is a very significant number considering we service a rural area. Over time we […]

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Wrapping Our Arms Around Greyhounds

November 7th, 2018

Wrapping Our Arms Around Greyhounds – Florida’s Brand New Law On November 6th, 2018 Florida voters wrapped their arms around greyhounds on election night. Voters overwhelmingly supported an amendment that bans commercial dog racing. Amendment 13 won approval from roughly 5.4 million Floridians with a 69% to 31% victory. The Committee to Protect Dogs, which […]

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Outdoor Cat Shelters

November 6th, 2018

Affordable Winter Shelter for Stray/Outdoor Cats   Easy to build with affordable materials and easy to clean and maintain!   Materials Needed: – A large Rubbermaid storage bin w/lid – An 8’ x 2’ sheet of one-inch thick, hard Styrofoam – A yardstick – An ink marker (such as a Sharpie) -A box cutter or […]

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The Tide is Turning – Towards Adoption

October 28th, 2018

The Tide is Turning – Towards Adoption In 2007 only 14% of pets were adopted from shelters or rescues. In 2017-2018, 44% of dogs and 47% of cats were adopted from shelters or rescues.  These figures were gathered by Shelter Animals Count and represent a tremendous change in awareness about the need to save homeless […]

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Letter From Our Executive Director

October 23rd, 2018

Welcome to!   If you’ve made it to our new blog, Village Voices, then you’re already starting to experience our brand new website Welcome to our humane community of friends as we blog about all things animal welfare and pets. Here you will find tips for you and your pets; stay up-to-date about […]

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