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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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November 2019

One Stop Holiday Shop One Stop Holiday Shop

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, 1000 Aullwood Rd.
Dayton, OH 45414 United States
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Check out some of our adorable pups at the Aullwood Audubon "One Stop Holiday Shop" event on Saturday, November 16th! You can learn about our organization and meet our adoptable pets from 11am-2pm.   Click here for additional event information.     

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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 "fur-filled" fundraiser for a chance to dine with your pet for charity. Voted one of Dayton.com's Top 3 Galas in the region, this is the must-see event for you and your pet! Saturday, November 16, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm Schuster Performing Arts Center Come, sit, stay and enjoy a complimentary Sniff & Greet cocktail hour,…

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Grandma’s Gardens Dog Adoption Event Grandma’s Gardens Dog Adoption Event

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Grandma’s Garden, 8107 State Route 48
Waynesville, OH 45068 United States
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Once again we are partnering with Grandma's Gardens to host a dog adoption event and find loving homes for a few of our adoptable dogs!   They will have their antique sleigh set up for a unique Christmas family photo, including your furry family members, and they will be collecting donations for the Humane Society of Greater Dayton!   Dogs attending the event include: Auto, a 3-year-old male Coonhound mix Moose, a 6-month-old Labrador Retriever-Great Dane mix

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Subaru Share the Love Kickoff & Adoption Event Subaru Share the Love Kickoff & Adoption Event

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Subaru of Dayton, 995 Miamisburg Centerville Road
Dayton, OH 45459
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Looking for a new car? Now's the time!   From November 14th, 2019 to January 2nd, 2020 Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased to the customer's charity of choice. Subaru of Dayton customers will have the option to choose the Humane Society of Greater Dayton as their local charity!   Help us kick off and celebrate this wonderful cause at Subaru of Dayton on Saturday, November 23rd. Come by and see if we have…

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Covenant Animal Clinic Open House Covenant Animal Clinic Open House

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Covenant Animal Clinic, 6405 Clyo Rd.
Dayton, OH 45459 United States
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Join us at the Grand Opening Open House for Covenant Animal Clinic's new location in Centerville!   This free event will be fun for the whole family, including your pet! Food and Beverages, Entertainment, Photo Opportunity with Santa Claus, Music, Games and Raffle Prizes and much, much more! Plus, we'll be there with adoptable kitties!   Kittens attending the event include: TAMARIN- 8-weeks-old, male, Domestic Shorthair LEMUR- 8-weeks-old, female, Domestic Shorthair MARMASET- 8-weeks-old, female, Domestic Shorthair

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Find a Friend Friday Find a Friend Friday

November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Humane Society of Greater Dayton will be at The Greene (with adoptable dogs) and MeowZa! Cat Boutique (with adoptable cats) for Black Friday! All adoptions through the end of the year are just $20!   The first 50 people to visit each of our 2 locations that day will receive a Humane Society of Greater Dayton 2019 Christmas ornament. Other FREE goodies will be available while supplies last!   Locations include: 1. The Greene from 12:00pm-4:00pm (Next to Express -…

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Dayton Holiday Festival “Dayton Children’s Parade” Dayton Holiday Festival “Dayton Children’s Parade”

November 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Come see our Humane Society of Greater Dayton float and pups in the Dayton Holiday Festival "Dayton Children's Parade" on Black Friday!   Watch the holidays light up during Dayton’s traditional tree lighting on Courthouse Square, followed immediately by a nighttime parade for children, sparkling with more than 100,000 lights! Enjoy decorative seasonal floats, horses, drill teams and bands, and some special holiday treats.

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December 2019

Petco Pictures with Santa Petco Pictures with Santa

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Petco Town & Country, 300 East Stroop Rd
Dayton, OH 45429 United States
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Bring your furry friend to Petco Town & Country on Saturday, December 7th from 1:00-4:00pm for pet pictures with Santa!   All proceeds from the pictures will be donated to help the animals at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton!

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Miamisburg Community Holiday Celebration & Parade Miamisburg Community Holiday Celebration & Parade

December 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Come out and see our Humane Society of Greater Dayton float & pups in the Miamisburg Community Holiday Parade!   The parade steps off at 4:00pm in Downtown Miamisburg.   Click the following link for more details: http://exploremiamisburg.com/community-holiday-event-parade/

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Petco National Adoption Weekend Petco National Adoption Weekend

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Petco Town & Country, 300 East Stroop Rd
Dayton, OH 45429 United States
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Looking for a furry friend to ring in 2020 with? Look no further!! From 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. this Sunday, we will have some adorable puppies and cats available for adoption. They will be available at the Petco inside the Town & Country Mall, 300 E. Stroop Road in Dayton. These furry little fuzzballs are looking for that perfect home to celebrate the holidays! Plus, from now through the end of the year, ALL adoptions on ALL animals are just…

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