Scioto Gives

is a program of

Animal Welfare League of Scioto County, Inc.


The Animal Welfare League was incorporated in 1985 as a non-profit animal advocacy organization devoted to improving the lives of animals in the Portsmouth area.


Programs and Services:

• Reduced rate spay/neuter program for low and fixed income households, offered year around.

• Reduced rate pet vaccination clinics offered in May with four locations. Open to all.

• Pet food donations to the St. Francis Catholic Outreach Center Food Pantry.

• Straw will also be offered for winter dog houses through the Center.

• Promote, through advertisement, World Spay Day, last Tuesday in February.

• Working relationship with the Scioto County Dog Shelter. The Animal Welfare

• League will be contributing to the cost of spaying/neutering locally adopted dogs from the Shelter.



Did you know:

• Trustees and members are all volunteers.

• In 2020, 124 pets were spayed or neutered.  So far in 2021, 65 pets have been or are scheduled to be spayed/neutered.

• In regards to our annual Vaccination Clinics, clinics had to be canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the Corona Virus pandemic.  We hope to resume in 2022.

• St. Francis Outreach Pet Food Pantry donations began in March 2015. So far in 2021, the League has provided emergency pet  food for 46 households and 1 household for straw.


Contact Info for Animal Welfare League:


Phone: (740) 858-2446

Address: P. O. Box 1012 Portsmouth, OH 45662

Portsmouth OH 45662-1241

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