Licking County Humane Society

Mission Statement The Licking County Humane Society provides a secure shelter for dogs and cats while maintaining the resources needed to ensure they are placed for adoption with care and respect.Furthermore we are a public advocate for the proper treatment of all animals and to ensure that their overpopulation is controlled by spaying and neutering. The Licking County Humane Society is a no-kill shelter, 501(c)(3) non-profit volunteer organization. LCHS relies on donations and on volunteers to do vital work in the community.

Available Pets

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All Dogs All Cats Other Pets

Adoption Process

Please complete and submit an adoption application online or drop it off at our shelter. Once submitted, an adoption coordinator will contact the references listed. We require landlord approval for renters and verification of vaccines for other pets in the home. The approval process can take up to 48 hours, however it may take longer depending on the availability of your references. The Licking County Humane Society only approves adoptions to Ohio residents and does not do out-of-state adoptions. Adoption Fees: Puppies-$185 plus a $75 refundable spay/neuter deposit Dogs-$165 Kittens-$85 plus a $50 refundable spay/neuter deposit Cats-$85 All our animals are tested for heartworm or FELV/FIV, wormed, vaccinated, spayed/neutered and microchipped.

Begin the Adoption Process
Please note: After submitting an adoption application, we recommend that you follow-up with the shelter to ensure they have received your adoption application from Petango. The shelter’s contact information can be found in the left hand column. Thank you.

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Licking County Humane Society

Contact Information

825 Thornwood Drive HEATH, OH, 43056

(740) 323-2100

(740) 323-2107



Working Hours

Sun: 12pm - 4pm
Mon: 12pm - 6pm
Tues: 12pm - 7pm
Wed: Closed
Thu: 12pm - 6pm
Fri: 12pm - 4:30pm
Sat: 12pm - 4:30pm


Adoptable Pets


Available Services

Public Spay/Neuter
Vaccine Clinic
Owner Surrender
Cruelty Investigations
Dog Licensing

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