Stop the Suffering exists for the sole purpose of rescuing dogs and cats from high-kill rural shelters throughout rural Ohio and transporting them
We raise funds to provide veterinary care, transportation, and food for rescued animals, and also work to provide instruction and resources to promote responsible pet ownership in the community.
Our Silver Paws Program, an extension of the Stop the Suffering family, focuses on senior dogs, ages 6 and up, who have found themselves homeless and in a shelter.
We work with our shelter partners to assess each dog coming into the program for medical and nutritional needs.
Our Silver Paw dogs tend to need a little more medical care
The biggest difference between ST
We pride ourselves on the fact that we transport 50-100+ animals to safe havens each week. In 2016, we saved 4,150 lives through our
In addition to transport, STS operates adoption and sponsorship programs. Last year, we cared for and found forever homes for 71 dogs and 6 cats. Through our