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Adoptable Dogs & Cats

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Our Mission

Animal Friends Humane Society (AFHS) was established in 1952 and is Butler County’s largest, oldest non-profit animal shelter. Our mission is to promote humane principles, to protect lost, homeless, abandoned and mistreated animals, and to act as advocates for animals in our communities.

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Everyone I encountered was very friendly. I drove from the east side of Columbus to adopt my handsome boy. I would happily make the drive again based on my interactions with staff.

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So thankful for this shelter. They are awesome! Very helpful and kind when helping us find a kitten to adopt. We love our new fur baby 

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