About Us

How We Began

The dream began in November 2010 at a gathering of friends in a mutually agreed upon location. Since that date PAWS Inc. began actively raising funds and advocating for animals in need within the county. We realize that it may be years before we reach our goals of having a functioning facility. With this, we accept donations not only in person or by mail, but also through PayPal. Our PayPal donation ID is our email address. We know that it will be a lot of work. We are committed and we are dedicated to seeing the dream become a reality. Monthly meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Noble County Sheriff’s Office on Olive Street.

Meetings begin at 6:00 pm Everyone is welcome, please come join us!

Our mission

To help animals as effectively as possible by finding permanent homes for unwanted pets, promoting spay/neuter, raising awareness and educating the community.

Board Members:

Chandra Ontko

President

Name:  Chandra Ontko
Contact:  (740) 305-5029

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Chandra Ontko

Vice President

Name: Lisa Woodford
Contact: (740) 509-0508

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Treasurer

Name: Janie Ginn
Contact: (740) 838-1070

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 Secretary

Name: Melissa Scott
Contact: (740) 679-3150

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Name:  Kristen Schott
Contact:  (740) 630-5623

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Danny Shaw

Name:  Danny Shaw
Contact:  (740) 732-7182

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Name:  Susan Ruff
Contact:  (740) 732-2269

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Name:  Brett Guess
Contact: 740-581-2666

Bio:My name is Brett. I moved to Caldwell, Ohio
three years ago from Columbus where I grew up and attended
Ohio State University. Before I left I worked at a no-kill cat
shelter for three years and hope to make a small difference here in Noble County.