Mark your calendars! Show your support October 7th in historic downtown Eaton for the 8th annual Purple Paws: Preble Pets Against Domestic Violence. 🐾

Bring your pet to compete in the Pet Showcase for prizes for “Twinning” (pet and owner lookalikes), Most “Not Dog,” Best Trick, People’s Choice, and Best in Show.

This fundraiser benefits Preble County’s only domestic violence shelter and 24/7 crisis hotline. If you or someone you know is looking for pet-friendly safe havens, check out out statewide directory list on our website.

The pet show case highlights the strong links between domestic violence survivors and their pets. Up to 48% of domestic violence victims are unable to escape their abusers because they are too worried about what will happen to their pets when they leave.