Humane Officer

Officer Hitchcock has been in law enforcement since 1996. He started as TCHS Humane Officer in 2015. Officer Hitchcock is an avid animal lover and has a few different critters in his home; dogs, cats, and some goats. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and playing the drums.


When calling our hotline please remember a few details:

  • The Humane Officer is dispatched through the shelter.
  • All calls are confidential. The caller will not receive a follow up due to confidentiality.
  • The caller must provide an address to the location of the animal in need.
  • Please speak slowly and clearly so we can understand all the information.
  • Please leave a detailed message about the problem you are reporting.


Shelter Hours

Monday: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Abuse/Neglect Hotline

(330) 343-6060 EXT 1


1432 Tall Timber Rd NE
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

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