Northeast Ohio
Pet Resources


Pet Food Assistance

Cuyahoga County

CC's Cupboard Pet Food Pantry (inside K-9 Kingdom)

26700 Highland Rd Richmond Hts. OH 44143

Phones: (216) 509-5760

Distribution Day:
1st Saturday of  every month
Please use the side entrance!

Neighborhood Pets Outreach

3711 East 65th St Cleveland, OH 44105

Phones: (216) 505-5853

For Cleveland residents only. No suburbs!

Companion Pets of Cleveland

5376 Ridge Road, Parma, Ohio, 44129

Phones: (216) 307-7814

Paws for the Homeless

PFTH is a non-profit dedicated to providing supplies and services for pets of homeless individuals. Our mission is "to help man help man's (and woman's) best friend" by nurturing the bond between pets and their owners in challenging times

Berea Animal Rescue Friends

10015 East River Road, Columbia Township , OH 44028

Phones: (440) 234-2034

The Pet Pantry is located at our shelter facility (10015 East River Road) and is open from 10 am to noon on Sundays. Proof of eligibility is not required, but we do ask that you contact us prior to arrival so that we can assure an ample supply of food is available. Please email or call the shelter at 440-234-2034 by Saturday each week to check availability. Donations will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Because the pantry is donation driven, we cannot guarantee a brand or choice or brand in foods, but we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Friends of the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter

9500 Sweet Valley Dr. Valley View, OH 44125

Phones: (216) 709-9363

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we here at Friends of the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter realize times may be hard for many folks financially. The Friends of the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter Pet Food Pantry was created to ensure that cat and dog owners in Cuyahoga County have the means to feed and take care of their pets and most importantly, to keep their pets where they belong — at home — during this time.

Geauga County

Geauga County Humane Society

15463 Chillicothe Rd Novelty, OH 44072

Phones: (440) 338-4819 ext. 13

Rescue Village offers dog/cat food, and other supplies through the pantry. Food pick-up is generally available Monday-Friday.

We ask that you please contact us by emailing or calling 440-338-4819 ext. 13 to find out if we have donated food prior to making your trip to the shelter and to make arrangements for pick-up.

This program is intended to TEMPORARILY supplement your monthly supply of pet food, not be the permanent sole source of food for your pets. We want to be able to help as many pets and their families as possible.

Lake County

Ohio Paws with Purpose (formerly Willowick Pet Food Pantry)

32905 Vine St Willowick, OH 44095

Phones: (440) 520-4881

Ohio Paws with Purpose's dog and cat food distribution occurs at Willow Praise Church from 8 to 10am on the 4th Saturday of each month from January through October. Due to the holidays, distribution occurs on the 3rd Saturday of the month for November and December. The church is located at 32901 Vine St., Willowick, OH 44095​. There is no requirement to receive food, other than need.


Lake County Council on Aging Meals on Wheels Program

8520 East Ave, Mentor, OH 44060

Phones: (440) 205-8111 ext. 241

The Lake Humane Society and the Lake County Council on Aging Meals on Wheels program will begin providing supplemental pet food to homebound seniors on a monthly basis.

The new service to provide pet food to homebound seniors is part of Auggie’s Pet Food Pantry, a program from Lake Humane Society.

Residents looking to participate in the program can contact the Meals on Wheels program by calling 440-205-8111 ext. 241 or by visiting

Lake Humane Society

7564 Tyler Boulevard, Bldg. E Mentor, OH 44060

Phones: (440) 951-6122

Auggie’s Pet Food Pantry is open to all Lake County residents who need assistance feeding their indoor pets, regardless of income.

Auggie’s Pet Food Pantry is open the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM. It is located in the Annex of Lake Humane Society at 7564 Tyler Blvd. in Mentor, OH.

At the time of service, you must present a photo ID and utility bill. During your first visit, you must provide proof that your pet is spayed/neutered.

Only one person per address may pick up food and you can only accept food for your household. Visits to the pantry are limited to once per month to ensure there is enough pet food for everyone in need. Individuals feeding outdoor/feral cats are not eligible to receive pet food.

Lorain County

Pet Pantry of Lorain County

Phones: (440) 721-7531

Distribution is the 3rd Saturday of each month and those interested in receiving help must complete an application and provide supporting documentation.

Friendship Animal Protective League

8303 Murray Ridge Road Elyria, Ohio 44035

Phones: 440-322-4321 ext. 229

Mahoning County

Angels for Animals

4750 West South Range Rd Canfield, OH 44406

Phones: (330) 549-5634

The Angels of Animals group helps promote animal adoption and education by providing access to affordable resources for pet owners.

Medina County

H.E.L.P. (Helping Everyone's Loving Pets)

Medina, OH

Phones: (216) 210-5378

H.E.L.P. (Helping Everyone's Loving Pets) is available to help people who are in a financial crisis with pet supplies in order to keep their pets in their home. We are a non profit 501c3 and we operate solely on generous donations to help fellow animal lovers recover from a financial crisis. Our mission is to be able to help those in need to keep their animals in their home rather than re-home a loved fury family member!! Please like our page and invite your friends to like the page so that we can create awareness in our community that help for our fury family does exist. ( please note: although we are based out of Medina we will certainly help anyone in surrounding communities as needed)


StaRelief and Pet Assistance

STARelief and Pet Assistance (STARelief) Pet Food Pantry offers temporary assistance to help individuals and families in need to feed their pets and should not be viewed as a permanent source of pet food. STARelief does not donate to anyone breeding, selling or flipping animals and it reserves the right to refuse anyone under any circumstance, such as someone who is a breeder. Below are the general guidelines. However, every request will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. STARelief will provide food for up to five pets per household.

Portage County

Summit County

Good Neighbors Cuyahoga Falls

1742 2nd St, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Phones: (330) 928-8057

Open M

941 Princeton St, Akron, OH 44311

Phones: (330) 434-0110

Heart 4 the City

954 Eatland Ave, Akron, OH 44305

Phones: (330) 733-1453

Good Neighbors Goodyear Heights

1456 Bingham Pass, Akron, OH 44305

Phones: (330) 733-1453

VANTAGE Aging: Meals on Wheels of Northeast - Wheels for Wags

388 S. Main St., Suite 325, Akron, OH 44311

Phones: (330) 253-4597

As part of the Meals on Wheels program, Wheels for Wags provides free pet food for all clients with animals. The program originated when volunteers noticed that many seniors were feeding their pets from their own meals.

The goal of Wheels for Wags is to keep our clients together and happy with their pets by providing companion animals with healthy and nutritious food. Wheels for Wags ensures that pet food is provided so that the owner doesn’t need to worry about how to obtain or afford nutritious food for a pet that may be their only companion.

The Emergency Assistance Center

9199 Olde 8 Rd, Ste C Northfield, OH 44067

Phones: (330) 467-7945

The Emergency Assistance Center's food pantry serves people and their pets.