Commissioners approve new chief dog warden

BATAVIA, Ohio (Dec. 20, 2017) – The Clermont County Board of Commissioners today approved Curtis Bonhoff as chief dog warden in the county. Bonhoff will begin his duties on Jan. 1, 2018, and will be employed by Clermont Animal Care Humane Society. Clermont Animal Care will begin managing the county animal shelter on Filager Road on Jan. 1.

Bonhoff, a licensed humane agent, is one of the dog wardens now employed by Clermont to the Rescue Humane Society, the current operator of the animal shelter. He has worked at CTTR for the past year-and-a-half.

“Curtis has built a reputation of trust in the community,” said Cindy Unkenholt, Vice President of Clermont Animal Care. “He understands the balance between enforcement and education.”

Among other responsibilities, dog wardens in Ohio investigate cases of animal cruelty.