We Are Believers in Animal Dignity, Value, and Justice

Discover a haven of compassion and advocacy at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton. We believe every animal deserves to be valued, loved and free from suffering. We are proud to be a no-kill animal welfare agency. As the oldest animal shelter in the Miami Valley, we have proudly upheld our mission since 1902, tirelessly serving the animals in our community. Join us in making a difference ,today!

Veterinary Care

Bringing Quality Care to All Pet Owners

Welcome to the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, where we are dedicated to bringing quality care to pet owners. Our cutting-edge facility is equipped to deliver top-notch veterinary care for cats and dogs. We understand that financial worries should never hinder your ability to give your beloved pet the medical attention they deserve. That’s why we offer a range of affordable options, ensuring that access to care is within reach for every pet owner. Say goodbye to financial barriers and embrace peace of mind knowing that your furry companion will receive the exceptional medical care they need, right here at the Dayton Humane Veterinary Hospital and the Dayton Humane Spay & Neuter Clinic.

Get Involved

We Are Their Voice

At the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, we strive to be the leading voice for animal welfare. Our mission is to unite the entire Dayton community in advocating for the well-being of our furry friends, fostering a collective commitment to exceptional animal care. Join us in raising your voice for a compassionate community, today!


Whether it’s hands-on activities with our pets, clerical support, or events and education participation, we have a place for you.

Foster a Pet

Open your home as a foster family. Give an animal a safe, loving temporary home with one-on-one care until that pet is ready for adoption.

Report Animal Cruelty

Help us stop the suffering. We investigate all signs of cruelty, neglect, and abuse against all animals.

Upcoming Events

Bark in the Burg Adoption Event & 5K

June 22, 8:00 am10:00 am

Adoption Event at The Village on 725

June 22, 11:00 am2:00 pm

Chippin’ in the USA: A FREE Microchip Event

June 27, 1:00 pm5:45 pm

Resources for Animal Welfare
Animal Resources
Unlock the power of shared knowledge and join forces with us to create a brighter future for animals in our community. Together, we can leverage valuable information to drive positive change and foster a world that is truly compassionate and nurturing for our furry companions.