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


people helping animals

Rescue Village relies on hundreds of volunteers every year to keep our life-saving programs running strong.


URGENT NEED FOR FOSTER FAMILIES! to learn more, click here

A-CERT dfsafafadfafafasadfafdasdf(Animal Community Response Team)

The Geauga County Dept. of Emergency Services, Geauga County Dog Warden's Dept. and Geauga Humane Society have partnered to form the A-CERT program.


Animal Community Emergency Response Team is a team of volunteers, through training prepares you to help yourself, family, and your neighbors and the animals in the community in the event of a disaster.


A-CERT may help by:


  • Giving immediate assistance in animal resources
  • Providing animal needs assessment info
  • Organizing and coordinate A-CERT response teams
  • Establish and staff emergency animal evacuation shelters
  • Assist with and coordinate animal & owner evacuations
  • Reunite lost animals with their owners
  • Promote animal emergency preparedness

Click here to view the Fall 2014 Schedule

To learn more, click here.

By becoming a trained A-CERT volunteer you will acquire the skills necessary to rescue, capture, shelter & save the lives of animals in the event of a disaster.



Standard Operating Guidelines.


For more information, or if you are interested in becoming an

A-CERT member, please call Ken Folson of the EMA at 440-279-2173.