Dog Parks & Rescue Leagues

We would love to welcome you and your furry family member(s) to the area which is full of pawsome opportunities.  If you have an active dog, looking to play, run free, and socialize there are sooo many spacious and fun dog parks in the area.  Plus, they are perfect places for dog parents to meet and socialize as well.  Looking to add a furry family member?  There are many great local Shelters in the area.  A couple are listed in this article.  These fine Shelters also have many engaging volunteer opportunities available.    

Local Dog Parks
Flyer Field Dog Park at Kittyhawk Park
5210 Sabra Avenue Huber Heights
Flyer Field Dog Park at Kittyhawk Park is a designated space for pups to play off-leash. This community recreation area features separate areas for small dogs and another for bigger dogs. Both spaces feature a dog drinking fountain, misting fire hydrant, benches, trees, walking paths inside and around the perimeter of the dog park, shade structures and waste receptacles. Their paved parking lot is ADA-accessible. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset unless otherwise noted.

Kyle Park Dog Park
500 S 1st Street Tipp City
Pets go wild for off-leash play at the dog park at Thomas B. Kyle Memorial Park. This community recreation area features benches and picnic tables for owners to relax while they keep an eye on their furry friends. Water is available, but you must remember bring your own bowl.

Duke Park Dog Park
1670 Troy Sidney Road, Troy
This spacious dog park is inside Duke Park and features two separate areas for small (under 30 pounds and large (over 30 pound) dogs. Dogs are permitted off-leash in the fenced dog park, and are welcome to accompany their humans on-leash around the rest of the beautiful and spacious Duke Park.

Roadside Dog Park
9300 OH-66, Piqua
Looking for a place to bring your active dog to play with his furry friends off-leash? Take him to the dog park at Roadside Park. Here, your pup can enjoy socializing without the restraint of his leash in one of their two separate areas.  One for small dogs under 30 lbs. and the other for large dogs over 30 lbs. Please ensure your dog is leashed until in the designated off-leash area.

Rudy & Steenrod Dog Parks
Deam Park 2100 North Main Avenue, Sidney
The Rudy and Steenrod Dog Parks are located within the park. The Rudy Dog Park is for small dogs, and the Steenrod Dog Park is for large dogs. Each park is named after an esteemed member of the community, Richard Steenrod and Joe Rudy. Please note that dogs are not allowed on the soccer or football fields, softball diamond, or basketball courts.

Adoption & Rescue Leagues 
Miami County Animal Shelter
1110 North County Road 25-A, Troy
(937) 332-6919
Looking for a new furry addition? Miami County Animal Shelter has both dogs and cats available for adoption. Their animal loving staff, volunteers, and trainers are on site and available to answer all your questions on your journey of adopting! You can meet your new cat in their free roaming cat room, or visit with a dog in their fenced in pavilion with treats and toys! The Shelter has been no kill for 5 years and strives to find permanent loving homes for adoptable pets.

Shelby County Animal Shelter & Adoption Center
610 Gearhart Road, Sidney
(937) 498-7201
Shelter animals make the best pets.  And the Shelby County Animal Shetler & Adoption Center has plenty of amazing dogs and cats to choose from.  You can meet your potential new family member in their private meet and greet room and if the weather is nice, play with them outside in a fenced area as well.  They offer walking trails in a serene wooded area and often offer low-cost services to the public. They strive to match you to the perfect pet you have been looking for.

Laber of Love Pet Rescue
P.O. Box 115, Troy
Laber of Love Pet Rescue has a mission to provide hospice care to older pets or to those with untreatable medical conditions that find themselves without a family, living in a Shelter. They strive to allow these pets to live out the remainder of their lives with love, dignity, and comfort by providing a safe home and necessary medical care. They also provide education to the public regarding the care of these pets.  Laber of Love is continually looking for volunteer Fospice homes to take in these precious Shelter pets (cats and dogs).  For more information visit their website at