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What to do if you find a pet left in the cold in Northeast Ohio

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Posted at 6:33 PM, Jan 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-28 07:20:57-05

CLEVELAND — With extreme cold in the forecast, many owners will be making sure their pets are safe and warm inside.

Unfortunately some pets are left outside in the elements. Animals, despite their fur coats, are susceptible to frostbite and hypothermia just like people.

If you find an abandoned or stray animal, or witness a pet left outside in extreme weather for extended amounts of time, find your county in the list below to see who to contact about the situation.

Cuyahoga

Cleveland Animal Protection League:
216-377-1630

Ashtabula

Ashtabula Animal Protection League:
440-224-1222

Ashtabula Dog Warden cruelty line:
440-576-6538

Ashland

Ashland County Dog Warden:
419-289-1455

Ashland County Humane Society:
419-281-4722

Erie

Erie County Dog Warden:
419-627-7607

Geauga

Geauga Humane Society abuse line:
440-338-4819 extension 41

Huron

Huron County Humane Society:
419-663 7158

Huron County Dog Warden:
419-668-9773

Lake

Lake Humane Society cruelty Line:
440-951-6122 extension 105

Lorain

Lorain County Dog Kennel:
440-326-5995

Medina

Medina County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals abuse line:
330-723-7722

Portage

Portage County Animal Protection League cruelty line:
330-296-4022 extension 102

Richland

Richland County Humane Society:
419-774-4795

Stark

Stark County Dog Warden:
330-451-2343

Summit

Akron Humane Society:
330-487-0333. 24-hour emergency line: 330-643-2181

Trumbull

Trumbull County Dog Warden
330-675-2787

Tuscarawas

Tuscarawas County Humane Society cruelty line:
330-343-6060

Wayne

Wayne County Dog Warden:
330-287-5705

In the case of extreme emergencies, local law enforcement should be contacted.