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Hot-Weather Tips

Hot-Weather Tips

Have fresh, clean water available at all times. Provide shelter from the sun. Keep in mind that shaded areas will change throughout the day. Make sure that there is good airflow around your pets. Do not put them into an enclosed shelter during hot weather. Never leave pets in vehicles during hot weather. Pets can […]

Cold Weather Tips

Cold Weather Tips

  PET ALERT The temperatures are already dropping low and the biggest thing to remember is that if it is too cold for you to be outside then it is too cold for your pets. The Humane Society of Greater Dayton recommends all animals should remain indoors as much as possible during the colder months […]

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Newsletter Signup

Thank you for visiting the Humane Society of Greater Dayton’s website! We save the lives of thousands of homeless, abused and abandoned animals each year at the Humane Society! We are a non-profit, non-tax supported animal welfare agency; and we are not a part of any national organization. We hope that you will fill out […]

Orphaned Wildlife

Orphaned Wildlife

If you come into contact with young wildlife, do not immediately assume that the animals are orphaned. The parents of these young animals are likely searching for food. Many young animals instinctively remain in one location, while adults forage for food. Parents will likely to return to their young at dawn or dusk. If you […]

Nuisance Wildlife

Nuisance Wildlife

Occasionally nuisance wildlife may need to be removed from your property. Contact a local animal-removal company to have the animal relocated or the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (937/372-9261) for advice.

Injured Wildlife

Injured Wildlife

If you see a sick or injured animal, please consider leaving the animal alone and letting nature take its course. Injured or sick animals may attempt to inflict injury on humans; they may also carry dangerous diseases or parasites. If the animal poses a threat to public health or safety, call your local police department […]

Deceased Wildlife

Deceased Wildlife

If you find a dead animal on your property or your street, you can call your local public-works offices or a trash-removal company to have the animal removed.

Animal Resource Links

American Humane Association (AHA) American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Best Friends Animal Society – Pet Information Tips Dayton Area Rabbit Network (DARN) Dumb Friends League Farm Sanctuary Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers (HEART) Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) KIND News Online! Montgomery County Animal Resource Center National Geographic Kids […]