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

reporting animal abuse or neglect

As a service to Geauga County residents, Rescue Village funds a Humane Law Department. Court appointed* Humane Law Agents are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They respond to complaints about animal cruelty or neglect and act as emergency first responders for sick or injured stray animals.

To contact a Humane Agent:

Fill out the online complaint form

Phone: 440.338.4819 ext. 41

The Agent's role includes:

  • Educating county residents regarding the humane treatment of animals
  • Investigating suspected animal cruelty cases
  • Aiding in the prosecution of suspected animal abusers
  • In accordance with Ohio law, placing animals into protective custody for their safety and care, when necessary

*Agents are appointed by Probate Court Judge, Hon. Charles E. Henry.