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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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February 2020

PetSmart National Adoption Weekend PetSmart National Adoption Weekend

February 29 @ 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 all weekend long! On Saturday, February 29th we'll be at PetSmart Miamisburg from 11am-2pm with multiple adoptable dogs. Be sure to check out our adoptable cats on-site too!   Dogs attending the event include: * Amara, a 2-year-old female American Pit Bull Terrier mix * Goliath, a 4-year-old male American Pit Bull Terrier mix * Hercules, a 2-year-old male Boxer mix * Merrin, a 10-week-old female Labrador Retriever mix * Thor, a…

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March 2020

PetSmart National Adoption Weekend PetSmart National Adoption Weekend

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
PetSmart Centerville, 4333 Feedwire Rd.
Dayton, OH 45440 United States
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Come celebrate PetSmart National Adoption Weekend with us all weekend long! On Sunday, March 1st we'll be at PetSmart Centerville (Feedwire location) from 12-3pm with multiple adoptable dogs. Be sure to check out our adoptable cats on-site too!   Dogs attending the event include: * Macy, a 2-month-old female Border Collie mix * Iris, a 2-month-old female Border Collie mix * Jekyll, a 2-month-old male Border Collie mix * Ivy, a 2-month-old female Border Collie mix * Hydie, a 2-month-old…

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Cat Trapper Training Program Cat Trapper Training Program

March 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 30, 2020

Humane Society of Greater Dayton, 1661 Nicholas Rd.
Dayton, OH 45417 United States
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Help Impact Cat Overpopulation in Our Communities Do you have a passion for cats and want to help battle cat overpopulation? Join the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, a no-kill animal welfare agency, as they teach community members the basics of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR). The class is free to the public. In this class you will learn: Why TNR is important to battle cat overpopulation How to properly set up a humane trap Personal as well as animal safety tips Tricks…

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Miami Valley’s Ultimate Home Expo Miami Valley’s Ultimate Home Expo

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Come visit our booth at the Miami Valley Ultimate Home Expo at the Dayton Mall on Saturday, March 7th and Sunday, March 8th from 12:00-3:00PM! We'll be in the JCPenney Courtyard (near MeowZa! Cat Boutique) with multiple dogs looking for their forever homes!   Dogs attending the event on Saturday include: Grady, a 6-year-old male Bloodhound mix Ramsey, a 2-year-old male Hound mix   Dogs attending the event on Sunday include: Romero, a 2-year-old male Shepherd mix Pablo, a 2-year-old…

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Miami Valley’s Ultimate Home Expo Miami Valley’s Ultimate Home Expo

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Come visit our booth at the Miami Valley Ultimate Home Expo at the Dayton Mall on Saturday, March 7th and Sunday, March 8th from 12:00-3:00PM! We'll be in the JCPenney Courtyard (near MeowZa! Cat Boutique) with multiple dogs looking for their forever homes!   Dogs attending the event on Saturday include: Grady, a 6-year-old male Bloodhound mix Ramsey, a 2-year-old male Hound mix   Dogs attending the event on Sunday include: Romero, a 2-year-old male Shepherd mix Pablo, a 2-year-old…

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Cat Trapper Training Program Cat Trapper Training Program

March 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 30, 2020

Humane Society of Greater Dayton, 1661 Nicholas Rd.
Dayton, OH 45417 United States
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Free

Help Impact Cat Overpopulation in Our Communities Do you have a passion for cats and want to help battle cat overpopulation? Join the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, a no-kill animal welfare agency, as they teach community members the basics of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR). The class is free to the public. In this class you will learn: Why TNR is important to battle cat overpopulation How to properly set up a humane trap Personal as well as animal safety tips Tricks…

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POSTPONED: Annual Meeting & Celebration POSTPONED: Annual Meeting & Celebration

March 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Steam Plant, 617 E. 3rd Street
Dayton, OH 45402 United States
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UPDATE: ANNUAL CELEBRATION POSTPONED In the past 24 hours, the concern for COVID-19 has quickly spread through our state and our community. With regional, state and national health organizations recommending that large meetings and events are postponed, we could not responsibly host our Annual Celebration that was scheduled for tomorrow at The Steam Plant. The health of our community is something we at the Humane Society of Grater Dayton take very seriously and we apologize for any inconvenience this may…

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**CANCELLED**Cat Trapper Training Program **CANCELLED**Cat Trapper Training Program

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 30, 2020

Humane Society of Greater Dayton, 1661 Nicholas Rd.
Dayton, OH 45417 United States
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Free

**Due to the public concern for gatherings, we have chosen to cancel all events and training through the end of March. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate all of your understanding and support!** Help Impact Cat Overpopulation in Our Communities Do you have a passion for cats and want to help battle cat overpopulation? Join the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, a no-kill animal welfare agency, as they teach community members the basics of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR). The class is…

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**CANCELLED**Cat Trapper Training Program **CANCELLED**Cat Trapper Training Program

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 30, 2020

Humane Society of Greater Dayton, 1661 Nicholas Rd.
Dayton, OH 45417 United States
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Free

**Due to the public concern for gatherings, we have chosen to cancel all events and training through the end of March. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate all of your understanding and support!** Help Impact Cat Overpopulation in Our Communities Do you have a passion for cats and want to help battle cat overpopulation? Join the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, a no-kill animal welfare agency, as they teach community members the basics of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR). The class is…

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**CANCELLED**Petco Dog Adoption Event **CANCELLED**Petco Dog Adoption Event

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Petco Town & Country, 300 East Stroop Rd
Dayton, OH 45429 United States
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**Due to the public concern for gatherings, we have chosen to cancel all events and training through the end of March. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate all of your understanding and support!** Looking for a new furry family member? Look no further! The Humane Society of Greater Dayton will be at Petco Town & Country from 11am-2pm on Saturday, March 28th. We will have dogs on-site looking for their forever homes. It could be with you! Be sure…

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Pet Owners and COVID-19 – What to Know

Pet Owners and COVID-19 – What to Know

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We want to reiterate that at this point, the national and world health groups say there is no connection between pets transmitting it to people

Shelter Temporarily Closes Amidst COVID-19

Shelter Temporarily Closes Amidst COVID-19

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Per the recommendations of the Ohio Department of Health, CDC and WHO, the Humane Society of Greater Dayton has made the difficult decision to close

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