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UPDATE: 20 Cats in Just 24 Hours

UPDATE: 20 Cats in Just 24 Hours

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UPDATE: Two weeks ago, the Humane Society of Greater Dayton had to temporarily close all intake and adoptions of cats at our main facility following

Humane Society Rated Among Top 4% Nationally

Humane Society Rated Among Top 4% Nationally

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For the seventh year in a row, the Humane Society of Greater Dayton has been named as a 4-star Charity Navigator nonprofit organization, a feat

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Can provide spay/neuter surgeries to control the pet population

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August 2019

Pawsome Pet Supplies Dog Adoption Event Pawsome Pet Supplies Dog Adoption Event

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pawsome Pet Supplies & Grooming, 27 Alexandersville Rd
Miamisburg, OH 45342 United States
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The Humane Society of Greater Dayton will be in Miamisburg at Pawsome Pet Supplies & Grooming for an adoption event! We'll have adoptable dogs looking…

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Paint Your Pet Fundraiser at Brushin’ Up Paint Your Pet Fundraiser at Brushin’ Up

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Brushin’ Up, 4475 Glengarry Drive
Beavercreek, OH 45440 United States
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Paint your pet at Brushin' Up at The Greene and support your local animal welfare agency!   25% of the proceeds raised will benefit the…

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September 2019

Dogs for Dogs Fundraiser & Adoption Event Dogs for Dogs Fundraiser & Adoption Event

September 1 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Skyline Chili Huber Heights, 7603 Old Troy Pike
Huber Heights, OH 45424 United States
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Join us at the Skyline Chili in Huber Heights where we will have adoptable dogs on-site! Grab a bite to eat while you are there.…

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Farmer’s Market Farmer’s Market

September 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dayton VA Medical Center, 4100 W Third St.
Dayton, OH 45428 United States
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Come visit our Humane Society of Greater Dayton booth at the Dayton VA's Farmer's Market on Tuesday, September 3rd to learn more about our organization!

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Canine Cannonball Canine Cannonball

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Adventure Reef Water Park, 2900 Glengarry Dr.
Kettering, OH 45420 United States
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The Water Park may be closed for the summer, but it has gone to the dogs! Each dog attending must have an adult (18 years…

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Petco National Adoption Weekend Petco National Adoption Weekend

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Petco Town & Country, 300 East Stroop Rd
Dayton, OH 45429 United States
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Looking to add a furry friend to your life? You should join us for Petco National Adoption Weekend on Sunday, September 8th at Petco Town…

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PetSmart National Adoption Weekend PetSmart National Adoption Weekend

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
PetSmart Miamisburg-Centerville, 2028 Miamisburg Centerville Rd
Dayton, OH 45459 United States
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Come celebrate PetSmart National Adoption Weekend with us on Saturday, September 14th at PetSmart Miamisburg! We'll be there from 11am-2pm with multiple adoptable dogs. Be sure to…

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Wagtown Pups on Patios (Rescheduled) Wagtown Pups on Patios (Rescheduled)

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Troll Pub Dayton, 216 Wayne Ave.
Dayton, OH 45402 United States
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Stop by and see some of our adoptable dogs at our booth at the Wagtown Pups on Patios event on Saturday, September 14th! Click here…

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PetSmart National Adoption Weekend PetSmart National Adoption Weekend

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
PetSmart Huber Heights, 8281 Troy Pike
Huber Heights, OH 45424 United States
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Come celebrate PetSmart National Adoption Weekend with us on Sunday, September 15th at PetSmart Huber Heights! We'll be there from 12-3pm with multiple adoptable dogs.…

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November 2019

Pet Afflaire Gala Pet Afflaire Gala

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Schuster Performing Arts Center, 1 W 2nd St
Dayton, OH 45402
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Join Us to Celebrate 29 Years of Pet Afflaire! It's paw-ty time! Grab Fido or your fancy feline because you don't want to miss our…

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We are pets, people, and community. We are a nonprofit organization with a nearly 120-year mission of helping Dayton’s lost, abandoned, and homeless animals. A community of animal advocates, supported by the community—by people like you.

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Through our programs and services, we seek the dignity and value of animals. We promote the loving relationships between people and animals in the Dayton community. From reuniting lost pets with families to curbing populations through spay/neuter programs, we cover a lot.

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Put this number in your phone: 855-PETS-911. Call when you see animal abuse and neglect, help us stop the suffering. We investigate all signs of cruelty, neglect, and abuse against all animals. We need your help because animals need your help.

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How you can help us today.

It’s tough work, but somebody has to play with the dogs and cats. They need scratches, pets, and special treats. But if that’s not the cat’s meow for you, we need help at events and with spreadsheets. Be an animal’s hero by volunteering with our organization.

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