In the News
August 23, 2017
As a veterinarian for 35 years, I’ve learned that almost every pet suffers a severe injury or illness in their lifetime, and few people have hundreds or thousands it might take to cover the cost. Pet insurance is one of the best investments a pet owner can make because it means never having to deny optimal care.
June 27, 2017
Pets In Need of Greater Cincinnati received a $12,500 grant from The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) to support extended care for dogs in need. The grant was part of $160,000 in grants awarded by The Greater Cincinnati Foundation to fourteen local animal welfare organizations that support the well being of the region's pets.
June 27, 2017
By Kelly McBride
Charlie Nager came to the Pets In Need veterinary clinic three years ago, when his Newfoundland mix, Shadow, was ill.
The Lockland man knew his pet was suffering, and money was tight. A friend told him about the nearby clinic, where care is provided for little or no cost to those who meet income criteria. So Nager, who was experiencing tough times, came to Pets In Need.
June 21, 2017
Thinking about struggling families or people in need, many of us have a preconceived idea of who those people are.
For some, it’s easier to assume those in need are separate from their communities and quite different from their own families. However, after spending more than 35 years as a veterinarian and two years on the Pets In Need of Greater Cincinnati board of directors, I’ve learned those assumptions are often incorrect.
March 13, 2017
By Sara and Michelle Vance Waddell
For all of us pet lovers, it’s hard to imagine life without our furry companions. They provide unconditional love, endless laughter and often become more than a pet; they become a member of our family.
More than 30 percent of people in Cincinnati live in poverty – that’s more than 86,000 individuals. We often think about helping our struggling neighbors by donating food and other resources, but what about their pets?