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The VWCHS has many companion animals available for immediate adoption! Visit our shelter/adoption center at 550 Fox Road in Van Wert, Ohio.

How To Help

If you are thinking about getting a special plate, please consider a Pet Friendly License Plate. Money from Pet Friendly Plates help rescues like ours. Whether you're a dog person, cat person or both, you can express your support for shelters.  Visit to learn more.

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Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission • Advocating for companion animals, building a better community. 

Vision • A community free of homeless and neglected pets. 

Values • All living beings have a right to be treated with respect.

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