BISSELL Partners for Pets

spca cincinnati is a participating shelter in the BISSELL Partners for Pets Program

Bob Sumerel Tire and Service

Bob Sumerel Tire and Service is a supporter of spca cincinnati’s Adopt-A-Pet Fund. The company has always supported our work with animals and chose us as the beneficiary for their Golf Outing.


Bounty is “The Official Quicker Picker Upper of spca cincinnati.”  We are excited to be partnering with them in 2017, and their support of Bounty paper towels for our shelters will ensure a better place for all of our animals, and will assist our staff daily in both of our shelters, and on our mobile adoption units. They will also be supporting  us by joining us at our 15th Annual Fur Ball Gala as our Platinum Sponsor.  We are grateful for their support and partnership!

Care Center

Care Center, located within minutes of our Sharonville shelter is a trusted and vitally important partner to spca cincinnati. The staff at Care Center assists us with emergency services to provide immediate care to animals, often involving complex treatments or even surgery. Care Center staff also sponsor our Fur Ball, Best Friends & Brews and our Golf Classic. Their contribution to the care of animals is an important reason we save so many lives.

Cat's Pride

Cat’s Pride is our Adopt-A-Pet TV segment sponsor on Local 12. Cat’s Pride® has been a long-time supporter of animal welfare organizations across the country and is proud to partner with spca cincinnati to help animals in need.

Cincinnati Equitable Life Insurance Company

Cincinnati Equitable Chairman, Peter Alpaugh has served on spca cincinnati’s Board of Trustees for many years. He and his wife Vicki are true devotee’s of animals everywhere, with a penchant for cats. Cincinnati Equitable is a major sponsor of our Adopt-a-Pet Telethon, Fur Ball and Golf Classic. We are grateful for our long-standing friendship with the company.

Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds is a sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball and an invaluable supporter of our mission. spca cincinnati has a longstanding partnership with the Reds and their special Bark in the Park games, where guests can enjoy the excitement of Reds baseball alongside their pet at Great American Ball Park.

Cincinnati Veterinary Medical Association

The Cincinnati Veterinary Medical Association is a valuable sponsor of spca cincinnati’s Adopt-a-Pet Telethon. Every year the organization presents a gift and important messages about pet care to our viewing audience

Cintech Construction

Cintech Construction is a sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala. Serving the Tri-State area for over 32 years, their goal is to deliver quality construction management, general construction, and design-build services to create their customer’s vsion built on the core values of knowledge, integrity, commitment, and quality.

City of Sharonville

The City of Sharonville & Sharonville Convention Center is in its 5th year sponsoring and being the home for spca cincinnati’s Fur Ball Gala. In addition to providing an amazing venue for our premier event, they also continue to support spca cincinnati at other events such as our annual Golf Classic.


Corkopolis is a sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala. Corkopolis is a distinctly urban wine market and bar set in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, at the center of the city’s core revitalization. The bar features a rotating list of wine by the glass, wine and craft beer on tap, and signature hand-crafted cocktails.

CTS Construction

A sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala, CTS Construction is headquartered in Southwest Ohio and provides splicing and cabling services to private businesses and institutions throughout the Midwest. They also supported us with the 2016 Fur Ball Gala.

Doggie Paddles LLC

Doggie Paddles LLC is a sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala. They are Northern Kentucky’s first and only indoor swimming pool for dogs, heated during the winter, cooled during the summer. Providing a fun and low impact method for your dog to get its exercise.  They also offer Mini-Suite Boarding, Full-time Certified Trainers, & Indoor/Outdoor Agility Equipment Training


Enerfab has a history of supporting spca cincinnati’s Fur Ball Gala and we are glad to have them back again this year in 2017. Enerfab leads the way in construction management, capital equipment, maintenance services, and technology solutions to the energy industry and other industrial markets around the globe.

Family Pet Center

Family Pet center in Anderson Township is a trusted and valuable partner, not just a generous sponsor of spca cincinnati! Owner Daryl Meyerrenke has a long history with our organization, and never fails to advise us in proper retail practice. Our retail store at the Sharonville location looks professional and is managed with care through our relationship with Family Pet Center.

Frost Brown Todd

Frost Brown Todd is a past and current sponsor of our 2017 Fur Ball Gala as well as our Sporting Clays event. Frost Brown Todd, a law firm with more than 500 lawyers across its eight-state footprint, offers a deep, talented roster of legal professionals. Committed to their clients, the firm leverages technical, industry and legal knowledge and hands-on experience to serve a diverse client base, from global multinationals to small, entrepreneurial companies. 

Gosser's Trucking & Excavating, Inc.

Gosser’s Trucking and Excavating, Inc. is a sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala. They are a commercial trucking and excavating company based out of Harrison, Ohio.


A sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala, Graydon is a law firm headquartered in Downtown Cincinnati, with offices in Over-the-Rhine, West Chester, Northern Kentucky, and Lawrenceburg, Indiana. They take pride in participating in most every major social institution, charitable cause and fine arts endeavor on both sides of the river.

H.J. Benken Florist and Greenhouse

H.J. Benken Florist and Greenhouse has been a dedicated sponsor of our Fur Ball for many years and is, once again, providing flowers for our 2017 Fur Ball Gala. For close to seventy years, H.J. Benken has prided itself on quality and service, combined with innovative ideas and a friendly and knowledgable staff. With the help of their children, as well as a dedicated staff of nearly 60 people, H.J. Benken still remains one of the finest florist and greenhouse operations in the city of Cincinnati.

Huntington Bank

A sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala, The Huntington National Bank has earned a reputation for strong community involvement and supportive civic leadership. They believe that developing relationships and investing in local nonprofit/charitable organizations builds healthy and vibrant communities.


IAMS/MARS PetCare has been one of spca cincinnati’s most valued relationships for two decades. The company, now owned by Mars, is generous and supportive. For many years they have sponsored our Adopt-a-Pet telethon, Fur Ball and many other smaller events. Most importantly is the donated dog and cat food we have received during our relationship, providing critical nutrition for tens of thousands of animals in our care.

Invisible Fence

Invisible Fence has been a trusted friend for many years to spca cincinnati. The company’s franchisee, Kerry McManus serves as a Trustee who personally supports our events. In addition, Invisible Fence helps provide animal waste clean-up bags for several events throughout the year.

Jeff Wyler Automotive Family

The Jeff Wyler Automotive Family is a sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala. One of America's highest rated automotive families, they have a huge inventory of new and used cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and commercial work trucks and vans across multiple dealerships in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. 

Johnson Investment Counsel

Johnson Investment Counsel is a sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala. With over 50 years of experience, Johnson Investment Counsel is Ohio's largest independent wealth management firm. They serve individuals, corporations, retirement plans, foundations, and endowments.

Judy Recker & Associates

Judy Recker serves on the Board of Trustees at spca cincinnati. Her involvement only begins there! She has acted as chair for our Fur Ball for several years, and is always an integral part of the success of that event. In addition, she participates as a sponsor for every special event spca cincinnati hosts. Judy is a true animal lover and can be found looking for her next canine friend, or just cuddling with kittens in our lobby year round.

Kingsgate Transportation

Kingsgate Transportation, a 2017 Fur Ball Gala sponsor, is an industry leading, non-asset based third-party transportation company providing clients with "the finest transportation and logistics support services available anywhere". The Kingsgate  founding-family and employees believe in giving back to the community and we're happy to have their support.  


As a past sponsor for the long-running Reigning Cats and Dogs segment on Local 12, The Kroger Co. has been a valuable partner for decades. In addition, Kroger employees support our special events throughout the year, most especially through their “Bring your Dog to Work Day” spearheaded by their IT group. Kroger is also committed to helping spca cincinnati by rewarding us with purchases made at Kroger stores through Kroger Community Rewards!

Local 12 WKRC Cincinnati

It would be hard to find a more loyal, supportive and generous friend to spca cincinnati than that of Local 12, Cincinnati’s CBS affiliate television station. Since 1988, spca staff have brought dogs and cats into the homes of hundreds of thousands of viewers annually to promote their adoption, and the continued support of animal welfare through our annual Adopt-A-Pet Fund TV show (telethon). The hundreds of thousands of dollars raised through the telethon have supported our efforts to care for unwanted and homeless animals in the Tri-State.

Married with Microphones

Being Married with Microphones allows Chris O’Brien and his wife, Janeen Coyle together to talk about one of their most precious causes, animal welfare. Adopted pet owners themselves, their care and concern for animals shines through every Wednesday morning during “Franks Friends,” one of the most popular radio segments in the Tri-State. Frank was a Pug-not just any Pug, just ask Janeen who wrote a children’s book about him. Frank passed away and within weeks, Harold Dates had found his earthly successor, Tank. Janeen and Tank are inseparable, as is our relationship with this fun-loving and supportive couple who rarely turn down a request to emcee, judge a contest or present an award at our special events.

Mason Company

Mason Company has provided kenneling and critical care units for each of our shelters. The company sponsors a number of our special events as well, including Fur Ball and our SPCA Golf Classic every year. Mason Company has also supported our Big Dogs Campaign.

Maxim Crane

The Maxim Crane Works, L.P. team is sponsoring the 2017 Fur Ball Gala and they represent the combined strengths of more than a dozen crane companies. Each organization that makes up Maxim has a rich history, serving many industries throughout the country with more than 30 locations in five regions.

Mercedes-Benz of Cincinnati

Mercedes-Benz of Cincinnati is a sponsor of our 2017 Fur Ball Gala. Mercedes-Benz of Cincinnati, the only Mercedes-Benz dealer located in Cincinnati, is available for you to take a test drive of their new Mercedes-Benz inventory. Their team is excited to show you the latest vehicles and help you find the new or used car that’s right for you!

Mercedes-Benz of West Chester

Mercedes-Benz of West Chester, an extension of Mercedes-Benz of Cincinnati and a sponsor of our 2017 Fur Ball Gala, provides convenient service in the suburbs of West Chester. Whether you are closer to Cincinnati or West Chester, both locations are available to find the car that's right for you.


Messer is a sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala. Messer provides unmatched leadership of complex, commercial construction projects specializing in health care, higher education, industrial, and life sciences. For more than 80 years, their transformational investment in people, communities and innovative building solutions has enhanced the landscape of the places we call home.

Miamitown Pet Hospital

For many years veterinarians and staff at Miamitown Pet Hospital have spayed and neutered pets to prepare them for adoption at spca cincinnati. Led by Veterinarian Doctors Michael Frederick and others, the staff welcomes many injured and abused animals from spca cincinnati addressing urgent care needs before altering surgery. Thanks to the Miamitown Pet Hospital, we are able to place more animals into forever homes.

Mike Castrucci Automotive

Mike Castrucci Automotive is a 2017 Fur Ball Gala sponsor. The Castrucci name has been synonymous with the Cincinnati Automotive landscape since 1958. Their staff is trained in meeting your every need to ensure that your automotive shopping experience is a delight.

Nelson Stark

A sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala, the Nelson Stark Company specializes in all aspects of commercial and industrial plumbing.  Their capabilities range from major hospital additions and research facilities to commercial developments and public work projects.

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Nothing Bundt Cakes featured their cakes at our Best Friends & Brews event and they are also sponsoring our 2017 Fur Ball Gala. Since 1997, the Nothing Bundt Cakes brand has grown nationwide. Built on Dena Tripp and Debbie Shwetz’s vision, each bakery still has the warmth and nostalgia of its home-kitchen roots, but with a modern approach for the world today.

O’Rourke Wrecking Company

A proud member of the greater Cincinnati Community since inception, the O’Rourke Family of Companies has contributed through volunteer work and contributions over the years. O’Rourke Wrecking Company is sponsoring the 2017 Fur Ball Gala and was a Fur Ball 2016 Sponsor and Golf 2016 Sponsor. Michele O’Rourke currently serves on spca cincinnati’s Board of Trustees.

Osborn Williams & Donohoe

Osborn Williams & Donohue is a sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala. They are a Cincinnati based investment firm dedicated solely to helping clients achieve their investment goals through a disciplined investment approach. Founded in 1901 as W. H. Fillmore & Co., they have a long history of serving individuals, retirement plans, endowments and corporate clients.

Peter J. Kambelos, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Peter J. Kambelos, M.D., F.A.C.P. and President of Seven Hills Medical Arts, Inc. established his Internal Medicine practice in Green Township. He is the Past Secretary and Past President of the Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati. A devoted advocate for animal welfare, he enjoys the company of both dogs and cats! Along with serving on our Board of Trustees, Dr. Kambelos is a major sponsor of our Adopt-A-Pet Telethon and our signature event, The Fur Ball.

Pet Valu

A wonderful friend of spca cincinnati, Pet Valu has been an Adopt-A-Pet Fund Sponsor since 2016 and are supporting the 2017 Fur Ball Gala. The folks at Pet Valu are always thinking of our animals with regular donations of food and pet supplies. Check out their stores for mobile adoption visits and future events!  There are some exciting things spca cincinnati will be doing with Pet Valu.

Pet Wants

As a Fur Ball 2017 Sponsor, Pet Wants exists to improve the nutrition, health, vitality, and well-being of pets throughout North America. They make it easy for pet parents to take care of and love their pets by providing them with the best nutrition and health possible with their delicious, all-natural, and fresh pet food.


A sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala, PetSuites is long-time friend of spca cincinnati and "The Leader of the Pack" in the pet boarding industry. For over 15 years, they've delivered world-class boarding, daycare and grooming services at conveniently located resorts. They offer pet daycare, pet spa pampering, and vacation boarding.

The Plastic Surgery Group

The Plastic Surgery Group is a sponsor of our 2017 Fur Ball Gala. Their mission is to help you look great at every age. With their patient-focused approach, they emphasize education, patient safety, comfort, confidentiality, wellness and, most important, your goals. With more than 100 years of combined surgical experience, you can rely on their expertise.

Prestige AV & Creative Services

Prestige AV & Creative Services has partnered with spca cincinnati to produce the most professional events possible. Their support extends to sponsoring nearly every event we host, and we are thankful for their continued support.


PNC is a sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala. For more than 160 years, PNC has been committed to providing their clients with great service and powerful financial expertise to help them meet their financial goals. PNC takes pride in their longstanding history of supporting not only their customers but communities, employees, and shareholders.

Rachael Ray Nutrish

Our Bark in the Park events are presented by Rachael Ray Nutrish®. They offer a complete line of Super Premium foods and treats for Dogs and Cats made with simple, wholesome ingredients. Rachael Ray Nutrish® is made with care by Ainsworth Pet Nutrition®, a company committed to providing dogs and cats with the safest, highest quality foods.

River Metals Recycling

A sponsor of the 2017 Fur Ball Gala, River Metals Recycling, LLC (RMR) is a wholly owned venture of Cincinnati-based, The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ), one of the USA’s largest scrap metal companies. Their parent company’s rich history began in 1885. Today, they operate 9 recycling facilities in 4 states with a focused presence in the Louisville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio regions. 

Schiff Insurance

There has been a Schiff family member involved with spca cincinnati for nearly 50 years. Currently that member is Tom Schiff, a recipient of the PB Johnston Humane Care award. Tom has been a generous contributor and friend to staff and furry friends. There isn’t an event he does not support, even helping design a special event recognizing donors in his own home.


Toyota is a supporter of the 2017 spca cincinnati Adopt-a-Pet Fund. They have also supported past Adopt-a-Pet Funds and have been a wonderful community partner for a number of years.

TQL Foundation

The TQL Foundation, a 2017 Fur Ball Gala sponsor, was begun by Ken Oaks, founder and CEO of Total Quality Logistics, the freight brokerage company based in Eastgate. TQL’s mission is “to be the freight brokerage firm that does it right - around-the-clock availability, outstanding communication, and integrity in everything we do.” TQL is the second-largest freight brokerage firm in North America - connecting companies needing products hauled with carriers delivering goods.

Upstream 360

Upstream 360 is a Fur Ball 2017 Sponsor. They are an all inclusive Brand/Tech Communication company that provides digital content creation, concept development, broadcast production, product demos, 2-D/3-D animation/motion graphics, ideation workshops, and technical product communication.

USI Insurance

USI Insurance is sponsor of our Adopt-a-Pet Fund Telethon, Fur Ball and the SPCA Golf Classic. Tom Chatham, spca cincinnati Board Chair is actively involved is raising awareness among his business colleagues as to the importance of supporting the plight of homeless and unwanted animals entrusted to our care. Tom has been known as a matchmaker-finding humans for pets who need homes!

The Utilities Group

A friend of spca cincinnati for years, The Utilities Group is a 2017 Fur Ball Gala sponsor and past sponsor of both our Fur Ball and Golf Classic. The Utilities Group provides expert energy consulting to businesses and non-profit clients in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Michigan, Indiana, and throughout the USA. Michael Catanzaro, Founder-President at The Utilities Group Inc. currently serves on spca cincinnati’s Board of Trustees.