MVPC Events

The Miami Valley Pit Crew does many adoption and fundraising events throughout the Dayton, Ohio area.  Some examples are:

  • Paint Your Pet
  • Hot Rods
  • Wag and Wash
  • BBQ for Bullies

We welcome the public to any of our special events!

Do you have an idea for an event?  Contact our Events Coordinator April Long at

Can't make it to an event but would like to donate to MVPC?  Click here to make your donation today!

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upcomming Events from MVPC

The Dog Days of Summer!

It's the Dog Days of Summer with the MVPs! Summertime is the time to play in the sun, cookouts, swimming, and meet the next furry member of your family! Join us at Pet People in Centerville from 12pm-3pm on June 17th to meet and mingle with our lovable, adoptable dogs!

Click here to RSVP!

Past Events

Pints for Pitties

Join us at FigLeaf Brewing Co for great food and fun with the MVPs! A portion of the proceeds from the sale of food and drinks will benefit the dogs! The food truck, Drunken Waffle, will be there too along with members of the Pit Crew as guest bartenders to serve drinks! Of course we'll also have lovable, adoptable dogs there to meet! Mark your calendars!

Paint Your Pet!

One of our most popular events is back! Join us at Raise Your Brush in Centerville to paint a portrait of your beloved pet! Dog, cat, fish, chicken.. any pet! This is sure to sell out!

*Register at the provided link by May 22
*after you register, follow the instructions on sending in a photo of your pet by May 25
* arrive at 6:30 to be ready to go at 7
* no outside alcohol, but they will have some for sale at the studio

Summer Kickoff with the MVPs

Come kick off the beginning of summer with our fabulous MVPs at the Pet Valu in Fairborn! They're ready to have fun in the sun and possibly meet their forever families!

Celebrate Spring at Fairborn Pet Valu!

Come and celebrate Spring with MVPC! Join us from 12-2 pm at the Fairborn Pet Valu, 2010 Commerce Center Boulevard. Stop by to meet adoptable MVPs and pick up some official MVPC swag for Spring.


Come out and celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Crew! We will be at Pet People (1044 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.) on Saturday, March 18, from 12-2 pm. Meet adoptable MVPs and pick up some of our official swag! The MVPs are hoping for some luck of the Irish in finding their forever homes this St. Patrick's Day!!

Show MVPC Your Pitties Mardi Gras Party

Fourth of July pitbull at Miami Valley Pit Crew

Celebrate Mardi Gras with MVPC by showing us YOUR pitties!!

Bring your pitties to Pet People (1044 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.) on Saturday, February 25, from 12-3 pm! For a $5 donation, you'll get to meet members of The Crew and leave with a t-shirt and beads for Mardi Gras!

Come see us, and SHOW US YOUR PITTIES!!!

Meet the MVPC Valentines!

black pit bull lounging on a chair Miami Valley Pit Crew

Come celebrate Valentine's Day with the MVPs at Pet Valu in Englewood on February 11. We will be there from 11 am to 2 pm with adoptable MVPs and tees, hats, and bags you can purchase for your valentine! XOXO

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