Open House!

Parma Animal Shelter Open House – Come join us!
Sunday, June 23rd from 1 – 4 PM
6260 State Rd., Parma
Tour our shelter, meet our volunteers, see our adoptable animals & more!

Paw Points Rewards

Help us earn free Fresh Step Cat Litter!  Join the Paw Points rewards program and see how you can help improve the lives of our shelter cats.

We LOVE our Volunteers!

Learn how you can become a Parma Animal Shelter Volunteer.

PAS Adoptable Dogs & Puppies

Adoption fees: Puppies, 6 months & under – $200.00; Small Dogs, 7 months to 7 years (25 lbs. and under) – $200.00; Click HERE to view full list of adoption fees.


July 27th, 2024
Nike Park (James Day Park)
Rain Out Date – July 28th

Entry Fee: $50 Per Player

Spring Shelter Update

We hope to see you at our March Muttness Fundraiser March 23rd and the Easter Bake Sale March 30th!

Get ready for an exciting open house event on Sunday, June 23 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.  Join us for shelter tours, merchandise sales, and meet our special guests, including our caring vets.

Please submit any lost reports online and send us a picture of your lost pet to  

We would like to thank everyone who has been supporting our shelter with donations to our fundraising campaigns.  We’ve made it easier to donate using a credit card, Paypal or by mail.    We are also grateful to those who continually share our social media posts and help us find homes for our guests.   For those generous people who are willing to donate from our wish list, we have made updates!  You can donate through Amazon or Chewy wish lists too. For those of you who use Fresh Step litter, every point you donate will help us buy litter for our foster kitties.  It’s easy to create an account and upload a picture of your receipt. We also have ongoing campaigns on Giving Grid to help us raise money for medical care for our guests.

We are also looking for volunteers so if you can help, please submit an application.  We are looking for volunteers to help staff our front desk, walk dogs and take care of kitties. There are 100 jobs necessary to run an animal shelter. We are proud to be 100% volunteer. Once trained, volunteers can choose from open slots on Signup Genius during the week if they have extra time to give. We appreciate the many people who step up to help with events and come in for extra shifts as needed. Our Star volunteer last month was volunteer Jean Bolling!


  • You can visit the shelter to adopt without an appointment! We are open 10-12 noon on Saturday and Sunday and 5-7 pm daily. Our front desk staff answers the phones during these hours and also from 10-12 noon M-F. We have made our website as helpful as we can by including resources and links to answer most questions we receive via phone calls.
  • We require visitors to fill out an adoption application and receive approval before adopting. dogs and cats?
  • We strongly suggest filling out an application before visiting with our cats or dogs, otherwise you will have to wait for your application to be reviewed and come back at a later date to adopt.
  • Responses to applications for cats will be sent from via email within 72 hours of submission.
  • Responses to applications for dogs will be sent from via email within 28-48 hours.
  • Your approval email will detail any information you need to know for adoption.
  • We cannot guarantee that a specific cat or kitten or dog will be available during your visit, and we will not be putting holds on kittens.

To submit an adoption application, check out our adoption policy page and please fill out this Cat / Kitten Adoption Form.

Potential adopters are welcome to fill out an application during their visit to the shelter but we do recommend that they do it on-line ahead of time. The application will then be reviewed by health and welfare. If they are a good match, an appointment will be scheduled with an adoption counselor. All other animals in the home must be brought in for a meet and greet to determine compatibility with our shelter dog.

Please click the link provided below to fill out the Dog Adoption Form.

Any questions please email

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Become a Permanent Foster

From time to time, the Parma Animal Shelter takes in kittens and cats that will need ongoing veterinary care.  It is possible to take one of these felines home as part of our permanent foster program.  As a permanent foster, you provide basic supplies (regular food, litter, etc.) and love, and the shelter pays for the medical care of the animal.  Some of these animals require daily medication or frequent trips to our veterinarian for procedures – each situation is unique.  If you would like to permanently foster one of our special needs cats or kittens, please email


Catch a glimpse inside! Here’s a walk-thru view of the Parma Animal Shelter.

Join our Team!

Dog Walkers Friday morning 9:30 to 12 noon
Dog Walkers Saturday evening 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Dog Walkers Monday morning 7:30 to 9:30 and 9:30 to 11:30 am

Cat Caregivers Tuesday mornings 10-12 noon
Cat Caregivers Saturday evenings 5-7 pm

Laundry Room Friday Evenings 5-7 pm
Laundry Room Friday Mornings 10-12 noon
Laundry Room Tuesday Evenings 5-7 pm


Meet Bessie!  Bessie was found as a stray.  She must have come from a very loving family but must have lost her way home and was found by a kind person who brought her to PAS. Bessie is a very sweet and loving female cat who is friendly and affectionate. She likes head and cheek rubs and loves the attention from humans. Bessie will most likely be a lap cat and will probably sit on your lap while you’re watching a movie or reading a book. She also loves chilling by a window! Bessie will be an ideal companion for a single person or an older couple who want a cat to cuddle with. Bessie seems to be okay with other cats. She might be okay with a quiet dog and should be fine with children.  Fill out an application online.  You will receive an email once the application has been approved.  (dob 2019)

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If you’ve lost a pet, click HERE to search found animals.

To view info and tips for finding a lost pet, click HERE.

You can also visit our FACEBOOK page to see if anyone has posted a lost or found pet.

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