Geauga Humane Society's
Rescue Village
15463 Chillicothe Rd.
Russell Twp., OH 44072
fax 440.338.4855

contact us and hours


visit us: 15463 Chillicothe Rd.
Russell Township, OH 44072
drop us a line: PO Box 116
Novelty, OH 44072
give us a call: 440.338.4819
send us a fax: 440.338.4855
send us an email:

hours of operation*
Sunday 11am - 5pm
Monday noon - 6pm
Tuesday noon - 6pm
Wednesday CLOSED to the public
Thursday noon - 6pm
Friday noon - 6pm
Saturday 11am - 5pm

*The adoption process with a counselor stops 45 minutes before closing. We do not want to rush people through the process.

Rescue Village is closed to the public on the following holidays:  New Years's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day.




Campaign Associate, ext. 50

Leslie Bednar


Director of Development, ext. 40

Rebecca Brayton Bendlak


Assistant Shelter Manager, ext. 48
Dee Dee Bondra


Executive Director, ext. 16
Hope Brustein


Marketing & Events Coordinator, ext. 19
Anna Marie Velazquez


Humane Agent, ext. 41
Christian Courtwright


Business Manager, ext. 15
Cory Griffin


Programs Coordinator, ext. 14
Erin Hawes


Volunteer Coordinator, ext. 18
Lisa Ishee


Humane Education, ext. 20
Nicole Latosky