Oregon Humane Society




Honoring Animal & Human Heroes: Feb. 27, 2013



King Tut (top) and Ulli Neitch (bottom), two of the 2012 Diamond Collar Winners.

OHS Executive Director Sharon Harmon will host the event with KGW's Matt Zaffino.

The OHS Heroes Luncheon presenting the Diamond Collar Awards was held Wednesday, February 27, 2013.


The awards, hosted by KGW's Matt Zaffino, honored heroic pets and people. Animal heroes can be those pets who have acted to save a human or animal life in peril, who have performed services within the community with undying loyalty, or who have overcome incredible odds to survive.


About the Event


The awards ceremony took place Feb. 27 at the Multnomah Athletic Club in downtown Portland. The event featured inspiring stories of human and animal accomplishment, plus the chance to meet the heroes in person. Attendees had the opportunity to contribute during a special appeal to help pets in need. 


When: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Where: Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon St, Portland


Meet the Heroes


See photos, videos, and stories of the 2013 Diamond Collar Hero winners here.


Read about 2012 winners here, 2011 winners here, and 2010 winners here.


Event Sponsorship Opportunities


To become an event sponsor, contact Jane Morrison, (503) 416-7084 or email.










Thanks to Our Sponsors

Jensen Investment Management West Coast Bank Sterling Savings Bank Maid Brigade
Thede Culpepper Moore Munro & Silliman US Bank VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists

Durham & Bates

IDEXX Laboratories ODS Companies Boly:Welch Bullard Law
Cascade Corporation NACCO Material Handling Group RBC Wealth Management