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Call (513) 541-6100 if you see a pet in trouble or to report a lost dog.

*Please note! To report an emergency or an animal cruelty situation, please CALL instead of emailing so we can respond to the situation as quickly as possible.  Call (513) 541-6100 between 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. and (513) 825-2280 after 6 p.m.



SPCA Cincinnati would like people to know what the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says about avoiding dog attacks. Below are a list of recommendations from the CDC for dog attack prevention.

  • Realistically evaluate environment and lifestyle and consult with a professional (e.g., veterinarian, animal behaviorist, or responsible breeder) to determine suitable breeds of dogs for consideration.
  • Dogs with histories of aggression are inappropriate in households with children.
  • Be sensitive to cues that a child is fearful or apprehensive about a dog and, if so, delay acquiring a dog.
  • Spend time with a dog before buying or adopting it. Use caution when bringing a dog or puppy into the home of an infant or toddler.
  • Spay/neuter virtually all dogs (this frequently reduces aggressive tendencies).
  • Never leave infants or young children alone with any dog.
  • Properly socialize and train any dog entering the household. Teach the dog submissive behaviors (e.g., rolling over to expose abdomen and relinquishing food without growling).
  • Immediately seek professional advice (e.g., from veterinarians, animal behaviorists, or responsible breeders) if the dog develops aggressive or undesirable behaviors.
  • Do not play aggressive games with your dog (e.g., wrestling).
  • Teach children basic safety around dogs and review regularly:

      • Never approach an unfamiliar dog.
      • Never run from a dog and scream.
      • Remain motionless when approached by an unfamiliar dog (e.g., “be still like a tree”).
      • If knocked over by a dog, roll into a ball and lie still (e.g., “be still like a log”).
      • Never play with a dog unless supervised by an adult.
      • Immediately report stray dogs or dogs displaying unusual behavior to an adult.
      • Avoid direct eye contact with a dog.
      • Do not disturb a dog who is sleeping, eating, or caring for puppies.
      • Do not pet a dog without allowing it to see and sniff you first.
      • If bitten, immediately report the bite to an adult. 

Come visit our NEW retail shop at the Sharonville Humane Center

on Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.! All proceeds benefit the

medical treatment and supplies for our animals.


SPCA Adoption fees lowest ever!
$20 for dogs and $10 for cats
Come find your forever friend today!

SPCA Cincinnati is open the following hours:

Monday - Friday                    Noon to 6 p.m.
Saturday                               9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday                                 Noon to 5 p.m.

SPCA Cincinnati

has two animal adoption locations:

NORTHSIDE:                          SHARONVILLE:
3949 Colerain Avenue           11900 Conrey Road

(513) 541-6100

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