Dog Shelter

We will not allow you to help until you have taken our special training class. 

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ATHENS COUNTY DOG SHELTER                          Mailing address:                    Like us on Facebook!                       Email us:
               13333 State Route 13                                        P.O. Box 114                       Athens County Dog Shelter 
               (Use 13222 State Route 13 for GPS)
               Chauncey, OH 45719
               Phone: 740-593-5415


Our Mission. Partnering with the Athens community to provide shelter and care and affection to abandoned, surrendered, or stray dogs until suitable homes are found. To eliminate cruelty, neglect and abuse of dogs in Athens County and surrounding areas. To educate community members on the correct treatment of dogs, and to uphold Ohio laws regarding such treatment.  

Come Visit Us!
 Monday  10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday   10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday   10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday   10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday   10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday   10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday   Closed to the public
 Directions from east or west:

From Nelsonville:
Take Route 33 east to the State Route 13 exit. Go thru Chauncey on 13 south. We are approximately 1/2 mile from Chauncey on the right, next to the County Home.

From Athens: Take Route 33 west to the 13 exit. Take 13 north 2 1/2 miles. We are located on the left, just after the County Home.