April 4, 2019

Pet Heartworm Awareness

By Dr. Jack Walkenhorst

April 5, 2019

Heartworm is a serious, potentially fatal disease for our pets. Prevention is easy, but treatment can be costly and difficult depending on the stage of the disease. With heartworm season upon us, Pets In Need veterinarian and board member, Dr. Jack Walkenhorst discusses the importance of heartworm prevention in both dogs and cats.

May 10, 2018

This Nonprofit Vet Caters to Pets, Low-Income Owners

Cincy Inno

May 10, 2018

Pets in Need, a provider of high-quality veterinary care for low-income owners, is celebrating a big milestone this year. It’s been serving the Greater Cincinnati community for five years, and for Ann Hill, Pets in Need’s executive director, this anniversary means a whole lot.

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March 8, 2018

Pets In Need of Greater Cincinnati awarded Banfield Foundation Grant


March 6, 2018

Pets In Need of Greater Cincinnati has received a $10,000 Veterinary Assistance Grant from the Banfield Foundation that will provide core vaccines for dogs and cats from low-income homes.

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January 29, 2018

2nd Annual Ice Cream Social

Sunday, July 15th | Noon until 3pm

Pets In Need Clinic


  • Pizza | Ice Cream | Games | Music | Frozen Dog Treats 
  • Adoptable pets from SPCA Cincinnati
  • Meet Lockland police and firefighters 
  • Well-behaved dogs on non-retractable leashes welcome.
January 23, 2018

Petcasso a masterpiece for Pets in Need


January 23, 2018

With more than 250 in attendance and record-breaking silent auction proceeds, the fourth annual Petcasso event was something to howl about.

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July 5, 2017

What’s Your Pet Fire Safety Plan?


July 5, 2017

Many pets perish in fires every year, but with a bit of preparation and planning, pet deaths can be prevented. Saturday, July 15 is National Pet Fire Safety Day and it’s important to recognize since awareness is key to preventing tragedies.

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June 28, 2017

Pets in Need of Greater Cincinnati Awarded Grant


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.

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June 22, 2017

Shattering Preconceived Notions of Who Is ‘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.

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March 8, 2017

Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust Renewal Grant

Movers & Makers Cincinnati

March 1, 2017

Pets In Need of Greater Cincinnati, which provides affordable veterinary care to low-income families, received a renewal grant of $26,000 from the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust.

Pets In Need provides an alternative to surrendering pets to a shelter. Its vision aligns with the mission of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust to extend generosity and assistance to animals and those who care for them.

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February 1, 2017

Pets In Need Featured in CityBeat


February 1, 2017

Pets In Need is featured in this month's CityBeat Pet Issue. Check us out on pages 20 and 25 of the online magazine

Please join us at My Furry Valentine, the region's largest animal adoption event, on February 11 & 12 at the Sharonville Convention Center. Visit our booth to learn more about PIN and browse items from our Wags and Whiskers gift shop.

CityBeat Pet Issue

December 22, 2016

Stuff Steffi’s Pantry to Support Pets In Need

December 20, 2016

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% of Cincinnatians live in poverty – that’s more than 86,000 individuals. Around the holidays we often think about helping our struggling neighbors by donating food and other resources, but what about their pets?

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December 22, 2016

Record-Breaking Attendance at Petcasso


December 9, 2016

Pets In Need of Greater Cincinnati’s third annual fundraising event, Petcasso, exceeded its $30,000 fundraising goal, with nearly double the attendance over last year’s event.

Two-hundred-fifty guests gathered at the Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum Nov. 19; the event was emceed by Cincinnati City Councilman P. G. Sittenfeld.

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