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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

Woof Walk Woof Walk

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, 118 Woodland Ave.
Dayton, OH 45409 United States
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Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum and the Humane Society of Greater Dayton invite you to one of our most unique events, Woof Walk. This 1.2 mile…

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Homearama Adoption Event Homearama Adoption Event

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Stoneview Cottage Homearama Home, 8534 Silver Oak Ct.
Springboro, OH 45066 United States
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If you are looking for a new furry friend to complete your home, be sure to stop by Daniel DeVol Custom Builder's Homearama home, The…

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This Old Farmer’s Market This Old Farmer’s Market

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This Old Couch, 3930 Dayton Xenia Rd.
Beavercreek, OH 45432 United States
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Let's find some amazing dogs their forever families! Join us at This Old Couch for This Old Farmer's Market on Sunday, August 4th. Can you…

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Farmer’s Market Farmer’s Market

August 6 @ 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, August 6th to learn more about our organization!

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Runway Fest Runway Fest

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport, 10550 N Springboro Pike
Miamisburg, OH 45342 United States
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Come learn about the Humane Society of Greater Dayton at our booth at Runway Fest on Friday, August 9th from 6-10pm! Click here for more…

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Pet Supplies Plus Dog Adoption Event Pet Supplies Plus Dog Adoption Event

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pet Supplies Plus Beavercreek, 3320 Pentagon Blvd
Beavercreek, OH 45431 United States
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Come out and adopt your new furry friend at Pet Supplies Plus in Beavercreek on Saturday, August 10th! We will have some amazing dogs available…

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Diamonds and Dogs Fundraiser at tend&flourish Diamonds and Dogs Fundraiser at tend&flourish

August 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
tend&flourish, 1906 Brown St.
Dayton, OH 45409 United States
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Lisa Welch Designs - Charity Trunk Show. Enjoy Lisa's entire collection of Dog, Horse and Cat themed jewelry. Portions of proceeds benefit The Humane Society…

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GermanFest Picnic GermanFest Picnic

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RiverScape MetroPark, 237 E Monument Ave.
Dayton, OH 45402 United States
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Learn about the Humane Society of Greater Dayton and meet some of our adoptable dogs at the GermanFest Picnic on Sunday, August 11th from 12-3pm!…

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Fore Paws Golf Classic Fore Paws Golf Classic

August 16 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Golf Club at Yankee Trace, 10000 Yankee Street
Centerville, OH 45458 United States
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The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is hosting its 8th annual Fore Paws Golf Classic Golf Scramble at The Golf Club at Yankee Trace! Who…

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Clear the Shelters Clear the Shelters

August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Humane Society of Greater Dayton, 1661 Nicholas Rd.
Dayton, OH 45417 United States
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We've extended our hours and are trying to CLEAR THE SHELTER, but we need your help! Saturday, August 17, 2019 Noon to 7:00 p.m. (EXTENDED…

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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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Report animal cruelty

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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Esme

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Ribbon

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