Pet Resources: Help with Pet Problems & Questions

OHS offers a selection of pet-related documents, links and other resources to help people with their pet problems or questions.


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A Parent’s Guide to Dog Body Language
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • Kids
  • pets and children
  • pets and kids
  • Training
About Service Dogs, Therapy Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs
  • assistance dog
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • emotional support dog
  • service dog
  • therapy
  • therapy dog
  • Training
Activities to Entertain your Convalescing Dog
  • Behavior
  • bored
  • crate rest
  • destructive
  • dog
  • enrichment
  • Training
Adolescent Dogs
  • Behavior
  • Biting
  • dog
  • jumping
  • mouthy
  • play
  • Puppy
  • Training
Animal Assistance: Financial Aid, Food Banks, Spay & Neuter
  • assistance
  • financial aid
  • food bank
  • low cost
  • low cost spay neuter
  • low cost vet
  • low-cost clinics
  • medical financial aid
  • medical help
  • pet food banks
  • spay and neuter
  • spay and neuter assistance
  • vet
  • vet assistance
  • vet care
  • veterinary assistance
Animal Interactions
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • introducing new dog to other animals
  • Introductions
  • multi pet
Back to School: Help Dogs Adjust
  • Back to school
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • Kids
Basic Dog and Cat Treat Recipes
  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • recipes
  • treats
Canine Escape Artist
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • Escape Artist
  • running away
  • Training
Cat Body Language
  • Behavior
  • Cats
  • Training
Cat up a Tree
    Cats and Destructive Scratching
    • Behavior
    • Cats
    • Scratching
    • Training
    Cats in Trees – Resources
    • Cats
    • rescue
    • trees
    Choosing a Boarding Facility or Pet Sitter
    • Behavior
    • Board and Train
    • Boarding
    • Daycare
    • Doggie Daycare
    • Dogs
    • Pet Sitter
    • Travel
    Crate Training Your Dog
    • Behavior
    • Crate
    • Dogs
    • Puppy
    • Training
    Dealing with Your Cat’s Marking Behavior
    • Behavior
    • Cats
    • Marking
    • Training
    Dealing with Your Dog’s Marking Behavior
    • Behavior
    • Dogs
    • Marking
    • Training
    Disaster & Emergency Preparedness for Pets
    • disaster preparedness
    • emergency preparedness
    • evacuation plan
    • pet safety
    Disaster Preparedness for Pets – ASPCA
    • ASPCA
    • disaster preparedness
    • emergency preparedness
    • rescue alert
    Dog Body Language
    • Behavior
    • Dogs
    • Training
    Dog Meets Dog
    • Behavior
    • Dogs
    • Introductions
    • meeting
    • Training
    Dogs and Children
    • Behavior
    • Dogs
    • Kids
    • pets and children
    • pets and kids
    • Puppy
    • Training
    Dogs and Fear of Thunder or Loud Noises
    • Behavior
    • Dogs
    • Fear
    • Fireworks
    • Thunder
    • Training
    Dogs and Submissive or Excitement Urination
    • Behavior
    • Dogs
    • Fear
    • Potty Training
    • Training
    Feline Social Behaviors
    • Behavior
    • Cats
    • Fighting
    • Multiple Cats
    • Training
    Halloween Pet Safety
    • Cats
    • costumes
    • Dogs
    • Halloween
    • holidays
    • pets
    • safety
    Handling and Feeding Exercises for Your Puppy
      Help for your Exuberant Dog
      • Behavior
      • dog
      • hyper
      • jumping
      • mouthy
      • Training
      Helping Dogs with Home Alone Issues
      • Behavior
      • Dogs
      • home alone
      • separation anxiety
      • Training
      Helping your Leash-Reactive Dog
      • Barking
      • Behavior
      • dog
      • Pulling
      • reactive
      • Training
      • Walking
      Helping Your Unsocial Kitten
      • Behavior
      • feral
      • Kitten
      • Scared
      • Shy
      • Training
      • unsocial
      Hot Weather Safety for Pets
      • Cats
      • Dogs
      • heat alert
      • heat safety
      • heatstroke
      • hot cars
      • hot pavement
      • hot weather
      • pets in cars
      • summer safety
      House Training Your Adult Dog
      • Behavior
      • Dogs
      • Potty Training
      • Training
      House Training Your Puppy
      • Behavior
      • Dogs
      • Potty Training
      • Puppy
      • Training
      How to Teach your Dog to Wear a Basket Muzzle
      • Behavior
      • Biting
      • dog
      • Muzzle
      • Training
      • vet
      How to Use a Head Halter
      • Behavior
      • Dogs
      • gentle leader
      • halti
      • Pulling
      • Training
      • Walking
      Introducing Your New Cat to Your Other Pets
      • Behavior
      • cat
      • Introductions
      • Training
      Kitten Season: What to Do if You Discover a Litter
      • Cats
      • foster
      • kitten season
      • kittens
      Living with a Blind Dog
      • Behavior
      • blind dog
      • dog
      • new dog
      • Training
      Living with a Deaf Dog
      • Behavior
      • deaf
      • deaf dog
      • new dog
      • Training
      Living with a Herding Breed – What to Expect
      • baby
      • Behavior
      • dog
      • herder
      • Kids
      • new dog
      • Puppy
      • Training
      Managing Your Kitten’s Rough Play
      • Behavior
      • Biting
      • Kitten
      • Training
      Obsessive Compulsive Behavior in Dogs
      • Behavior
      • compulsive
      • Dogs
      • obsessive
      • OCD
      • Training
      Oregon Animal Cruelty Laws Handbook – Oregon Humane Society
      • advocacy
      • animal laws
      • cruelty
      • laws
      • neglect
      • OHS
      • Oregon
      • Oregon laws
      Pet Friendly Housing, Rentals – Resources
      • housing
      • landlords
      • pet-friendly
      • pets
      • rentals
      • renting
      • tenants
      Pica and Coprophagy: Pets Who Eat Non-Food Items
      • Behavior
      • cat
      • coprophagia
      • coprophagy
      • dog
      • Dogs
      • eat
      • feces
      • food
      • Kitten
      • pica
      • Puppy
      • stool
      • Training
      Preparing Your Pet for Baby
      • Behavior
      • Cats
      • Dogs
      • Kids
      • new baby
      • pets
      • pets and babies
      • Training
      Problems with Punishment
      • Barking
      • Behavior
      • correction
      • dog
      • e-collar
      • Pulling
      • punish
      • Puppy
      • recall
      • Training
      • walks
      Puppy Nipping and Rough Play
      • Behavior
      • Biting
      • children
      • dog
      • jumping
      • Kids
      • mouthy
      • Puppy
      • Training
      Rehoming Packet (Spanish)
      • Rehoming packet
      • Spanish
      Rehoming Your Pet
      • find a new home for pet
      • new home
      • rehome
      • rehoming
      Resource Guarding and Your Dog
      • Behavior
      • Biting
      • dog
      • growling
      • guarding
      • possessive
      • resource guarding
      • Training
      Resources for your Shy, Anxious or Fearful Dog
        Searching for a Purebred Dog
        • dog
        • Dogs
        • Puppy
        • purebred dog
        Solving Barking Problems
        • bark
        • Barking
        • Behavior
        • Dogs
        • home alone
        • Puppy
        • separation anxiety
        • Training
        Solving Litter Box Problems
        • Behavior
        • Cats
        • litter
        • Litterbox
        • Training
        Spay & Save – Columbia Gorge Coupon
          Spay & Save – Portland Coupon – Exp. Dec 31, 2021
            Spay & Save Portland Metro Coupons
              Teach Your Dog to Relax
              • Behavior
              • Biting
              • dog
              • hyper
              • jumping
              • mouthy
              • Puppy
              • Training
              Thanksgiving Pet Safety
              • Cats
              • Dogs
              • holidays
              • pets
              • safety
              Tips for Pit Bull Terrier Owners
              • Behavior
              • Dogs
              • Pit Bull
              • Training
              Two Puppies or One? Things to Consider
              • adopt
              • Behavior
              • Puppy
              • Training
              Understanding Aggressive Behavior in Dogs
              • aggressive
              • Behavior
              • Bite
              • dog
              • Fear
              • growl
              • Training
              Understanding Your Feisty Feline
              • Behavior
              • Biting
              • Cats
              • Scratching
              • Training
              Urgent & Emergency Veterinary Care – Resources
              • emergency vet
              • financial aid
              • medical care
              • medical resources
              • pet emergency care
              • pet poison control
              • poison hotline
              • urgent care vet
              • vet care
              • vet resources
              • veterinary care
              Using Positive Reinforcement Training
              • Behavior
              • Cats
              • correction
              • Dogs
              • e-collar
              • Kitten
              • new pet
              • Pulling
              • punish
              • Puppy
              • recall
              • Training
              • walks
              Using Puzzle Toys to Entertain your Dog
              • Behavior
              • bored
              • chewing
              • destructive
              • dog
              • Dogs
              • Puppy
              • Training
              What to Expect – Rescued Cat
              • adopt
              • Behavior
              • Bite
              • cat
              • Fear
              • Kitten
              • rescue
              • scratch
              • Training
              • unsocial
              What to Expect – Rescued Dog
              • adopt
              • Behavior
              • dog
              • Fear
              • fearful
              • Puppy
              • rescue
              • Training
              • unsocial
              Why Dogs Growl
              • aggressive
              • Behavior
              • dog
              • Fear
              • growl
              • growling
              • Kids
              • pets and kids
              • Training
              Your Adolescent Dog
                Your Cat: Indoors or Out?
                • Behavior
                • catio
                • Cats
                • Kitten
                • Training
                Your Chase Driven Dog
                • Behavior
                • chase
                • chasing
                • Dogs
                • Training
                Your Fearful Cat
                • Behavior
                • Cats
                • Fear
                • Training
                Your Fearful Dog
                • Behavior
                • Dogs
                • Fear
                • Scared
                • Shy
                • Training
                Your Fearful or Rescued Cat: Using an Acclimation Crate
                • Behavior
                • cat
                • Crate
                • Fear
                • fearful
                • litter
                • litter box
                • rescue
                • rescued
                Your Indoor Cat: Enrichment Ideas
                • Behavior
                • cat
                • cat advice
                • Multiple Cats
                • Toys
                Your Indoor Cat: Safe and Fun Toys
                • Behavior
                • cat
                • enrichment
                • indoor
                • Kitten
                • play
                • toy
                Your New Cat – Adoption Booklet, Oregon Humane Society
                • adopt
                • Adoption
                • cat
                • cat advice
                • new pet
                • OHS
                • your new cat
                Your New Cat and the Litter Box
                • Behavior
                • Cats
                • Kitten
                • litter
                • Litterbox
                • Training
                Your New Dog – Adoption Booklet, Oregon Humane Society
                • adopt
                • Adoption
                • dog
                • dog advice
                • Dogs
                • new pet
                • OHS
                • your new dog
                Your New Dog: Settling In
                • adopt
                • Behavior
                • dog
                • new
                • Puppy
                • Training
                Your New Kitten – Start Off Right
                • adopt
                • Behavior
                • cat
                • Kitten
                • new pet
                • Training
                Your New Puppy: Handling and Feeding Exercises
                • Behavior
                • Biting
                • handling
                • Puppy
                • Scared
                • Shy
                • Training
                • vet
                Your Talkative Cat
                • Behavior
                • Cats
                • Training