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It’s tough work, but somebody has to play with the dogs, cats and rabbits. They need scratches, pets and special treats. But, if that’s not the cat’s meow for you, we have lots of other ways you can help! Be an animal’s hero by volunteering with our organization.

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Report animal cruelty

Put this number in your phone: 855-PETS-911. Call it when you see animal abuse and neglect, and 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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Foster a pet in need

Help an animal become someone’s new 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. Help provide some positive human interaction so the animal will be ready for its new relationship.

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January 2020

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

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pawsome Pet Supplies & Grooming, 27 Alexandersville Rd
Miamisburg, OH 45342 United States
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Help us find some amazing dogs their forever families at Pawsome Pet Supplies & Grooming on Saturday, January 25th! Stop by and see if we have a lovable pet that would be perfect for your home! Be sure to check back closer to the event to see which dogs will be attending.

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Pizza for Pets Fundraiser Pizza for Pets Fundraiser

January 30 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join in on the fun and help us raise funds for the animals at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton! On Thursday, January 30th, DK Effect and Gionino's Pizzeria are teaming up to host a special fundraiser for our furry friends! From 4-9pm, 15% of all food and drink sales will be donated back to help the animals here at our shelter. Whether you want to grab a slice from Gionino's or a beverage and play some arcade games at…

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February 2020

PetPeople Dog Adoption Event PetPeople Dog Adoption Event

February 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
PetPeople Centerville, 1044 Miamisburg-Centerville Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Let's find some amazing dogs their forever homes! That's right, we are growing families and giving second chances during this event! Join us at PetPeople in Centerville on Saturday, February 1st to see if we have the right new furry family member for you!   Be sure to check back closer to the event to see which dogs will be attending.

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

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pet Supplies Plus Kettering, 508 E Stroop Rd.
Kettering, OH 45429 United States
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Join us on Sunday, February 9th for a dog adoption event at Pet Supplies Plus in Kettering! The Humane Society of Greater Dayton will be on-site with adoptable dogs from 12-3pm. Come on out to visit with our sweet pups and see if we have the perfect match for your family!

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PetPeople Dog Adoption Event PetPeople Dog Adoption Event

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
PetPeople Kettering, 6221 Far Hills Ave.
Dayton, OH 45459 United States
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Considering rescuing a pet and giving them the loving new home they deserve? If so, then join us for an adoption event at PetPeople in Kettering on Sunday, February 16th! We'll have some adorable dogs available for adoption from 12-3pm.

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Plans Moving Forward to Grow Current Shelter, Expand Elsewhere

Plans Moving Forward to Grow Current Shelter, Expand Elsewhere

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We’re Expanding to Better Serve You! The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is here to tackle the needs of the community and transform animal welfare

Eat Panera Bread & Help Pets

Eat Panera Bread & Help Pets

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Panera Bread and the Humane Society of Greater Dayton are coming together with one goal in mind – helping homeless animals in the Miami Valley!

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