We are a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the promotion of humane principles through knowledge. Our purpose is:
To prevent cruelty to animals by coordinating and enlarging the activities of private, nonprofit, 501(c)3 animal welfare organizations incorporated in Ohio and county, municipal, and local animal agencies;
To share information with the administrative and legislative branches of the state, county, and local governments about the humane treatment of animals and their value to humans;
To provide effective means for the propagation and dissemination of training, resources and information on humane principles that will enhance the welfare of animals in the State of Ohio; and
To encourage cooperative, supportive, and collaborative relationships among humane societies, animal control facilities, and other animal welfare organizations.
Supports the Ohio Animal Welfare Federation’s mission and goals;
Complies with applicable laws, rules and ordinances;
Commits to making the Ohio Animal Welfare Federation a positive force in the animal welfare community by focusing on the common ground, shared goals and points of agreement among other member organizations;
Conducts our daily business with the utmost degree of professionalism and civility; and
Commits to these shared values:
- Education: We are responsible for continuously seeking and sharing knowledge and resources.
- Collaboration: We believe working together increases our collective achievements for animals and our communities.
- Integrity: We hold ourselves accountable to our partners and community through transparency.
- Quality of Life: We are committed to the health and safety of pets and people in our communities, and to the Five Freedoms: freedom from hunger or thirst; freedom from discomfort; freedom from pain, injury or disease; freedom to express normal behaviors; and freedom from fear and distress.
© 2018 Ohio Federated Humane Societies (d.b.a. Ohio Animal Welfare Federation)
Ohio Federated Humane Societies is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. P.O. Box 21328, Columbus, OH 43221