Our Board of Directors represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure the long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.

  • Patty Ankney - Treasurer
  • James Bishop
  • David Boudouris, DVM
  • Kate Kelley - Board President
  • Pam Koontz - Vice President
  • Nancy Ligibel - Secretary
  • Rob Ludeman
  • Michael Myers, DVM
  • Wendy Poskarbiewicz
  • Jackie Porter


Our Rescue Team is a small and dedicated group of animal caregivers. They do their best to find our guests good homes and keep the Rescue running smoothly. They love all the animals and remember each one long after they’ve found their "forever homes." 

  • Helen F. Bensch - Executive Director
  • Janie Perry - Rescue Manager
  • Susan Burke, DVM
  • Megan Matthews - RVT
  • Christal Betley - Receptionist
  • Tera Wetherbee - Kennel Tech
  • Mikayla McRae - Kennel Tech
  • How You Can Help the Animals at Toledo Animal Shelter Everyday!
    Even if you can't come to the shelter, there are still many ways you can help the animals everyday! Click on the buttons to the right to learn about all the fun & easy ways you can help!
    The Toledo Animal Shelter is now part of the Kroger Community Rewards Program. If you register on the Kroger web site, every time you shop and use your Kroger Plus Card Kroger will make a donation to the Toledo Animal Shelter at no cost to you.
    Go to If you have an account, log in, and if you don't, just click "Register" and follow the prompts.
    1. On your account homepage, click "Enroll" in Community Rewards.
    2. Search for "Toledo Animal Shelter" or enter 83879., check the box next to Toledo Animal Shelter and hit "enroll".
    3. Our organization (NPO) number is 83879.

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