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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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September 2019

Farmer’s Market Farmer’s Market

September 3 @ 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, September 3rd to learn more about our organization!

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Canine Cannonball Canine Cannonball

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Adventure Reef Water Park, 2900 Glengarry Dr.
Kettering, OH 45420 United States
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The Water Park may be closed for the summer, but it has gone to the dogs! Each dog attending must have an adult (18 years or older) with them at all times. Owners must be in control of their dog(s) at all times. Dogs may come off their leash only when they are in the water. All canine-lovers are invited to enjoy this howling good time!   Pre-registration is required for this event. By registering for this event, you certify…

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Doggie Dive Festival Doggie Dive Festival

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wilson Park Pool, 1226 S. Elm St.
West Carrollton, OH 45449 United States
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Come visit some adoptable HSGD dogs at the Doggie Dive Festival at Wilson Park Pool! You can bring your own pooch to join in on the fun for only $5 per family.   Click here for more information.   Dog attending the event includes: Violet, a 3-year-old female Hound mix

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Pet Wash Pet Wash

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Snider Pet Crematory, 5555 Philadelphia Dr.
Dayton, OH 45415 United States
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Stop by Snider Pet Crematory on September 7th from 1-4pm for a day of pet pampering! The soap and bath will be provided, you bring your pet and do the washing! Dixie Veterinary Clinic will be providing microchipping and nail trimming and the Humane Society of Greater Dayton will be on-site with adoptable dogs!   Dogs attending the event include: Layna, a 1-year-old female Great Dane Molly, a 9-month-old female Mountain Cur mix Lulu, a 2-year-old female Pit Bull Terrier…

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Petco National Adoption Weekend Petco National Adoption Weekend

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Petco Town & Country, 300 East Stroop Rd
Dayton, OH 45429 United States
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Looking to add a furry friend to your life? You should join us for Petco National Adoption Weekend on Sunday, September 8th at Petco Town & Country! We'll have multiple amazing dogs available for adoption from 12-3pm!   Puppies attending the event include: Hope, a 3-month-old female American Pit Bull Terrier mix Teddy, a 3-month-old male Shepherd mix Presley, a 4-month-old male Labrador Retriever mix Louie, a 3-month-old male American Pit Bull Terrier mix Lizzie, a 3-month-old female American Pit…

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Eat Pizza to Raise Dough at Dewey’s Pizza Eat Pizza to Raise Dough at Dewey’s Pizza

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dewey’s Pizza – University of Dayton, 131 Jasper St.
Dayton, OH 45409 United States
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All families and friends of the Humane Society of Greater Dayton are invited to dine-in (or carry-out) on Tuesday, September 10th at Dewey's Pizza-University of Dayton (131 Jasper St. Dayton, OH)!   Present the below flyer, either paper copy or via mobile device, and up to 20% of all food purchases from 11am-10pm will be donated back to help the animals at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton!  

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Oakwood Farmer’s Market Oakwood Farmer’s Market

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oakwood Farmers Market, 22 Orchard Dr.
Oakwood, OH 45419 United States
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Come out to the Oakwood Farmer's Market on Saturday, September 14th and visit with our adorable, adoptable kitties!   Click here for more information.    Kittens attending the event include: Mickey, a 9-week-old male Domestic Shorthair Minnie, a 9-week-old female Domestic Shorthair Pluto, a 9-week-old male Domestic Shorthair

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PetSmart National Adoption Weekend PetSmart National Adoption Weekend

September 14 @ 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 on Saturday, September 14th at PetSmart Miamisburg! We'll be there from 11am-2pm with multiple adoptable dogs and kittens. Be sure to check out our adoptable cats on-site too!   Dogs attending the event include: Ginger, a 10-month-old female Terrier mix Oli, a 1-year-old male Chihuahua mix Peggy, a 1-year-old female Shepherd mix Moonstone, a 9-month-old American Pit Bull Terrier mix   Kittens attending the event include: Jaime, a 9-week-old male Domestic Shorthair…

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Wagtown Pups on Patios (Rescheduled) Wagtown Pups on Patios (Rescheduled)

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Troll Pub Dayton, 216 Wayne Ave.
Dayton, OH 45402 United States
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Stop by and see some of our adoptable dogs at our booth at the Wagtown Pups on Patios event on Saturday, September 14th! Click here for more information.    Dogs attending the event include: Violet, a 3-year-old female Hound mix Molly, a 9-month-old female Shiba Inu mix

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PetSmart National Adoption Weekend PetSmart National Adoption Weekend

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
PetSmart Huber Heights, 8281 Troy Pike
Huber Heights, OH 45424 United States
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Come celebrate PetSmart National Adoption Weekend with us on Sunday, September 15th at PetSmart Huber Heights! We'll be there from 12-3pm with multiple adoptable dogs and kittens. Be sure to check out our adoptable cats on-site too!   Dogs attending the event include: Myrtle, a 3-month-old female Shepherd mix Phoebe, a 2-year-old female Bulldog mix Charlie, a 1-year-old male Rottweiler mix   Kittens attending the event include: Bailey, a 10-week-old female Domestic Shorthair Boots, a 10-week-old male Domestic Shorthair Oscar,…

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