City of Cleveland Hires First Animal Adoption/Volunteer Coordinator

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

CLEVELAND – The Division of Animal Care & Control is pleased to announce the hiring of Cynthia Drozdowski-Breda as the city’s first ever Animal Adoption/ Volunteer Coordinator. This new position will focus primarily on the enrichment of animals in the care of the city kennel, while simultaneously locating favorable long-term solutions for every animal.

“This is an important step to increase the quality of care in the city kennel and also further expand our abilities to find good homes for these dogs,” said Chief Animal Control Officer Ed Jamison. “With Ms. Drozdowski-Breda coming on board, the opportunities and potential to create and expand programs that will greatly benefit the animals in the city kennel has significantly improved.”

Ms. Drozdowski-Breda is currently in the process of obtaining her Bachelor Degree in Communications with a minor in Spanish at John Carroll University. Most recently, Ms. Drozdowski-Breda has served as the Volunteer Coordinator for Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter as well as a volunteer with the Lorain County Metroparks working with birds of prey. She will begin her employment on Monday, January 26, 2015.

About Cleveland Animal Care and Control

The City of Cleveland Division of Animal Care and Control is an open admission shelter that provides 24 hour a day animal control services to Cleveland residents. The kennel itself is open to the public Monday through Saturday from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, with Sunday hours beginning February 1, 2015, from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM. For more information you may contact Chief Ed Jamison at: 216-664-3069 or

Dogs currently available for adoption can be viewed at

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