BE PAWSITIVECreate a community in which no dog has to die in a shelter simply for being unwanted.

Pawsitive Ohio promotes and creates low-cost spay/neuter opportunities, facilitates adoption events, supports pet retention and overall pet parent education.

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ADOPT DON'T SHOP Learn why it's better for everyone why you choose to adopt your next pet.

Even the biggest pet adoption advocate seem to have friends who have purchased their pet from a breeder or pet store. Education is key to understanding.


SPAY OR NEUTER YOUR PETS Spaying and neutering helps fight pet overpopulation. 

Every year, millions of cats and dogs of all ages and breeds are euthanized or suffer as strays. These high numbers are the result of unplanned litters that could have been prevented by spaying or neutering.

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SENIORS NEED LOVE TOO You can teach an old dog new tricks.

Senior dogs lose their homes for a variety of reasons, usually having nothing to do with their behavior or temperament, but more due to the fact that their owners are unable to keep them.

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SPREAD THE WORD Pawsitive Ohio is a 501c3, non-profit organization with the goal to to be a catalyst for change.

We are an advocate for the shelters, rescues and volunteers in Northeast Ohio—moving forward and working together to end the deaths of homeless dogs in Northeast Ohio.


S/N Programs and Clinics

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Adoption Resources

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Volunteer with Pawsitive Ohio

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Pawsitive PitCrew

Pawsitive Ohio has added a new program—the Pawsitive PitCrew. Through…

22 Feb 2018
February 22 / 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The North Canton Public Library, Meeting Room A
21 APR 2018
April 21 / 7:00 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Canton Cultural Center for the Arts
28 APR 2018
April 28 / 11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Heritage Carpet & Flooring, North Canton
12 MAY 2018
May 12 / by appointment
TTI Floorcare Warehouse, Canton
28 JUL 2018
July 28 / 10:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Witwer Park, North Canton