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Animal Welfare League of Scioto County, Inc.


The Animal Welfare League was incorporated in 1985 as a non-profit animal advocacy organization devoted to improving the lives of animals in the Portsmouth area.

Programs and Services:

  • Reduced rate spay/neuter program for low and fixed income households, offered year around.

  • Reduced rate pet vaccination clinics offered in May with four locations. Open to all.

  • Pet food donations to the St. Francis Catholic Outreach Center Food Pantry. Straw will also be offered for winter dog houses through the Center.

  • Pet Photos with Santa, first Saturday in December.

  • Promote, through advertisement, World Spay Day, last Tuesday in February.

  • Working relationship with the Scioto County Dog Shelter.

    Did you know
  • Trustees and members are all volunteers.

  • For over 20 years, the Animal Welfare League of Scioto County, with the help of local veterinarians, has provided a reduced rate spay/neuter program to low and fixed income households.  In 2017, 104 pets were spayed or neutered. So far in 2018, the League has altered 54 pets.
  • In 2018, the League's reduced rate vaccination clinics, with the help of local vets, vaccinated/heartworm tested 220 dogs and vaccinated 56 cats.

  • St. Francis Outreach Pet Food Pantry donations began in March 2015.  From January 2018 to June, the League has provided emergency pet food for 123 households.











    Contact info for Animal Welfare League

    Judy Cooper
    E-Mail: coopserv@frontier.com

    Phone: (740) 858-2446

    Address: P. O. Box 1012 Portsmouth, OH 45662
    Portsmouth OH 45662-1241

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