Are you struggling to make ends meet and wondering where your pet’s next meal will come from? Often, when times are bowl of foodtight, the family pet is the first to experience a lack of food. If you are facing a financial crisis and need assistance feeding your pet, take a look at the following organizations. Requirements and application procedures vary, so please make sure to call the organization for more information.

If you are interesting in donating pet food, many of these organizations gladly accept gifts of dog and cat food. Consider picking up an extra bag or can while you’re out and helping those in need!

Note: If your family is currently enrolled in a human food assistance program, check there first about potential pet food assistance. Some food banks offer pet food assistance as available to their current clients.

——————– Central Ohio ——————–

Coshocton County (and surrounding areas)

Coshocton County Animal Shelter

Fairfield County

Fairfield County CARES

Franklin County

Capital Area Humane Society

PetPromise Pet Food Pantry

Licking County

Licking County Humane Society

——————– Northeast Ohio ——————–

The Animal Rescue Center

People Care Pet Pantry

Columbiana, Mahoning & Trumbull Counties

A Call Fur Help, Inc.

Lorain County

Pet Pantry of Lorain County

——————– Northwest Ohio ——————–

Charlie’s Pantry

Toledo Area

Humane Ohio Pet Food Bank

——————– Southwest Ohio ——————–

Cincinnati Area

Cincinnati Pet Food Pantry

Greene County

Advocates 4 Animals Pet Food Pantry