Animal Shelter and Rescue Organizations


The Society for the Improvement of Conditions for Stray Animals (SICSA)

  • (937) 294-6505
  • 2600 Wilmington Pike, Kettering, OH 45419

Montgomery County Animal Shelter

  • (937) 898-4457
  • 6790 Webster St., Dayton, OH 45414

Humane Society of Greater Dayton

  • (937) 268-PETS (7387)
  • 1661 Nicholas Road, Dayton, OH 45417

Advocates 4 Animals Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc.

Robyn’s Nest Animal Rescue Inc.

  • (937) 247-9272
  • 130 N. 1st St. Miamisburg, OH 45342

These links are online aggregators that can show you pets available for adoption at a number of shelters and organizations near you.

Breed-Specific Services (alphabetic by dog breed):

Purebred Rescue Organization of Ohio, Inc.

  • 1-866-841-9137 ext.:1233

National Airedale Terrier Rescue and Adoption (ATRA)

Australian Shepherd Rescue

Ohio Boston Terrier Rescue

  • In the Cincinnatie area: Contact Cyd Paugh
  • (513) 943-1238 or email at

Buckeye Border Collie Rescue, Inc.

American Brittany Rescue, Inc.

Cherished Cockers Rescue

Columbus Cocker Rescue

Hand Me Down Dobes, Inc. (Doberman Pinscher Rescue)

English Setter Rescue

English Springer Rescue America, Inc.

German Shorthaired Pointer Care of Ohio Rescue, Inc.

TEAM Greyhound Adoption of Ohio

Precious Secrets Sheltie Rescue