Dayton, OH Pets & Animals

SICSA, Kettering Health team up for patient pet care

MORAINE, Ohio (WDTN) – Kettering Health said it has partnered with SICSA, a pet adoption and wellness agency in Washington Township, to ensure the care and safety of pets belonging to inpatients at Kettering Behavioral Medicine Center. According to Kettering Health, it is the first hospital system in the Dayton region to offer this service. […]
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Pet of the Week: Gingerbread

DAYTON, OH (WDTN) – Jessica from the Humane Society of Greater Dayton introduces us to our Pet of the Week! Meet Gingerbread.
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Dog Licenses: Where to purchase

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (WDTN) – You can now purchase a 2022 dog license for your furry friend, Montgomery County Auditor Karl Keith announced on Wednesday morning. As of December 1, he said, Montgomery County dog owners can purchase licenses online for $20 if their dog has been spayed or neutered, and $24 for dogs that […]

Double Your Impact on Animals this Giving Tuesday

Humane Society of Greater Dayton need your help! Double Your Impact & Double Your Donation!. Today is #GivingTuesday and the animals at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton need your help! Thanks to a group of generous supporters, all donations made today will be doubled up to $12,000! This means that for every $1 you give, the animals will get $2 in help! Double your impact and help us be their voice, give today!

Meet Aullwood’s New Trolls in Residence

Aullwood Audubon Nature Center is proud to announce the arrival of Bo, Bodil and Bibbi, and their troll-sized bird nest. These giant trolls by Thomas Dambo have found their home in Dayton, Ohio, and are ready for the public to get to know them. “The Troll That Hatched an Egg” is one of only nine Dambo-created exhibitions in the United States and Puerto Rico.

SICSA holds Giving Tuesday fundraisers for pets

WASHINGTON TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – Giving Tuesday is November 30 this year, and SICSA is offering three ways for the community to support the Pet Adoption and Wellness Center this holiday season. According to a release by SICSA, the virtual ‘Mediocre Pet Portraits’ event will return this year.  Participants can give $10 to SICSA’s fundraiser […]

Ohio dog featured on Budweiser’s holiday cans

LIBERTY TWP. — A dog from Liberty Twp. is receiving national attention this holiday season after being selected as the winner of Budweiser’s first ever Pupweiser contest. Wilson, a 2-year-old, 160-pound St. Bernard, can be see on special edition holiday cans that are available now. According to our news partners...

How to Enjoy a Cat-Proof Christmas Tree

Need a cat-proof Christmas tree? You can do it yourself! Read on to discover how. If you are wondering how to avoid a wrecked Christmas tree this year, here are some great tips to protect your cat and your decorations. Cats and Christmas trees are an interesting duo. It might...

SICSA offering pet portraits during Giving Tuesday fundraiser

DAYTON — SICSA Pet Adoption and Wellness Center will be raising money this Giving Tuesday with artwork of pets. The organization will be offering “Mediocre Pet Portraits” in exchange for donations. The fundraiser will take place virtually on Facebook. Anyone wanting to participate can do so by donating a minimum...

Find your furry friend at SICSA’s Black Friday event

WASHINGTON TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – Don’t forget about the pets this Black Friday. SICSA Pet Adoption and Wellness Center is hosting its annual Furry Black Friday adoption event as well as new Black Friday discounts in their Humane Education Center. According to a release by SICSA, the event usually focuses on the name-your-own-price adoption fees, […]
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Solving your ‘Giving Tuesday’ problem

Adopt a Pit Rescue, as I’ve written before, is an organization to be celebrated for its work with animals. Fortunately, the perfect opportunity arises Nov. 30 on “Giving Tuesday,” the day when we are encouraged to do good in our communities and throughout the world by volunteering and giving. Launched...

Feline flair: 5 reasons to see ‘CATS’ at Schuster Center

The memory indeed lives again. Andrew Lloyd Webber and T.S. Eliot’s landmark, seven-time Tony Award-winning musical “CATS” is in purr-fect shape at the Schuster Center as the season opener of Dayton Live’s 2021-2022 Premier Health Broadway in Dayton Series. Yes, this story about a tribe of cats hoping to ascend...