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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    2021 990
      2021 Financials
        2021 Form 990
          2021 Oregon Charitable Checkoff Donations
            2022 Summer Camp Jr. Camp Counselor Job Description
              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
              Activities to Entertain your Convalescing Dog
              • Behavior
              • bored
              • crate rest
              • destructive
              • dog
              • enrichment
              • Training
              Adolescent Dogs
              • Behavior
              • Biting
              • dog
              • jumping
              • mouthy
              • play
              • Puppy
              • Training
              Advanced Stay Practice
                Advanced Training Concepts
                  Adverse Effects of Punishment
                    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
                    Automatic Check In
                      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
                      Cats and Destructive Scratching
                      • Behavior
                      • Cats
                      • Scratching
                      • Training
                      Cats in Trees – Resources
                      • Cats
                      • rescue
                      • trees
                      Children and Dogs: Important Information for Parents
                        Choosing a Boarding Facility or Pet Sitter
                        • Behavior
                        • Board and Train
                        • Boarding
                        • Daycare
                        • Doggie Daycare
                        • Dogs
                        • Pet Sitter
                        • Travel
                        Come When Called (Recall)
                          Coping with Demand Barking
                            Crate Training Your Dog
                            • Behavior
                            • Crate
                            • Dogs
                            • Puppy
                            • Training
                            Creative Solutions to poor door greeting behavior
                              Dealing with Your Cat’s Marking Behavior
                              • Behavior
                              • Cats
                              • Marking
                              • Training
                              Dealing with Your Dog’s Marking Behavior
                              • Behavior
                              • Dogs
                              • Marking
                              • Training
                              Digging
                                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 Baby
                                  Dog Meets Cat
                                    Dog Meets Dog
                                    • Behavior
                                    • Dogs
                                    • Introductions
                                    • meeting
                                    • Training
                                    Doggie Dash Donation Form
                                      Doggie Daycare, Pet Boarding and Pet Sitters: Choosing the Best Option for your Dog
                                        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
                                        Fear of Thunder or Other Loud Noises
                                          Feline Social Behaviors
                                          • Behavior
                                          • Cats
                                          • Fighting
                                          • Multiple Cats
                                          • Training
                                          Go to your Mat
                                            Halloween Pet Safety
                                            • Cats
                                            • costumes
                                            • Dogs
                                            • Halloween
                                            • holidays
                                            • pets
                                            • safety
                                            Hand Target (“Touch”)
                                              Handling
                                                Handling and Feeding Exercises for Your Puppy
                                                • Behavior
                                                • Biting
                                                • handling
                                                • Puppy
                                                • Scared
                                                • Shy
                                                • Training
                                                • vet
                                                Help for your Exuberant Dog
                                                • Behavior
                                                • dog
                                                • hyper
                                                • jumping
                                                • mouthy
                                                • Training
                                                Help for Your Fearful Dog
                                                  Helping Dogs with Home Alone Issues
                                                  • Behavior
                                                  • Dogs
                                                  • home alone
                                                  • separation anxiety
                                                  • Training
                                                  Helping Your Exuberant Dog
                                                    Helping Your Unsocial Kitten
                                                    • Behavior
                                                    • feral
                                                    • Kitten
                                                    • Scared
                                                    • Shy
                                                    • Training
                                                    • unsocial
                                                    Herding Breeds: Joys and Challenges
                                                      Home Alone Anxiety
                                                        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 Help your Leash-Reactive Dog
                                                        • Barking
                                                        • Behavior
                                                        • dog
                                                        • Pulling
                                                        • reactive
                                                        • Training
                                                        • Walking
                                                        How to Teach Your Dog Something New
                                                          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
                                                          Introducing your New Dog to Other Animals
                                                            Introducing your New Dog to your Resident Dog
                                                              Is My Dog Happy in Off -Leash Play?
                                                                Jumping
                                                                  Kitten Season: What to Do if You Discover a Litter
                                                                  • Cats
                                                                  • foster
                                                                  • kitten season
                                                                  • kittens
                                                                  Leave It
                                                                    Life after Lockdown
                                                                      Living with a Blind and/or Deaf Dog
                                                                        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
                                                                        LOOSE-LEASH WALKING
                                                                          Managing Your Kitten’s Rough Play
                                                                          • Behavior
                                                                          • Biting
                                                                          • Kitten
                                                                          • Training
                                                                          Mental Stimulation
                                                                            Naturally Fresh Cat Litter Home Tips
                                                                              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
                                                                              Pet Met Baby
                                                                                Pica and Coprophagy: Pets who Eat Non-Food Items
                                                                                • Behavior
                                                                                • cat
                                                                                • coprophagia
                                                                                • coprophagy
                                                                                • dog
                                                                                • Dogs
                                                                                • eat
                                                                                • feces
                                                                                • food
                                                                                • Kitten
                                                                                • pica
                                                                                • Puppy
                                                                                • stool
                                                                                • Training
                                                                                Pit Bull
                                                                                • Behavior
                                                                                • Dogs
                                                                                • Pit Bull
                                                                                • Training
                                                                                Positive Reinforcement: Training Your Dog or Cat with Treats and Praise
                                                                                  Potty Training your Puppy
                                                                                    Preparing Your Pet for Baby
                                                                                    • Behavior
                                                                                    • Cats
                                                                                    • Dogs
                                                                                    • Kids
                                                                                    • new baby
                                                                                    • pets
                                                                                    • pets and babies
                                                                                    • Training
                                                                                    Preparing Your Pet for Baby’s Arrival
                                                                                      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
                                                                                      Re-Housetraining Your Adult Dog
                                                                                        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
                                                                                          Service Dog, Therapy Dog, Emotional Support Dog… What’s the Difference?
                                                                                            Settle
                                                                                              Settling in with Your New Dog
                                                                                                Sit to Say “Please”
                                                                                                  Sniffing is Enriching!
                                                                                                    Socialization
                                                                                                      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
                                                                                                            Stay 1: Duration
                                                                                                              Stay 2: Distraction
                                                                                                                Stay 3: Distance
                                                                                                                  Submissive and Excitement Urination
                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                  • Dogs
                                                                                                                  • Fear
                                                                                                                  • Potty Training
                                                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                                                  Teach Your Dog to Relax
                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                  • Biting
                                                                                                                  • dog
                                                                                                                  • hyper
                                                                                                                  • jumping
                                                                                                                  • mouthy
                                                                                                                  • Puppy
                                                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                                                  Teaching “Down”
                                                                                                                    Teaching “Drop It”
                                                                                                                      Teaching “Sit”
                                                                                                                        Teaching “Watch”
                                                                                                                          Teaching Bite Inhibition and Dealing with Rough Puppy Play
                                                                                                                            Teaching Your Dog to Wear a Head Halter
                                                                                                                              Territorial Marking Behavior in Dogs
                                                                                                                                Thanksgiving Pet Safety
                                                                                                                                • Cats
                                                                                                                                • Dogs
                                                                                                                                • holidays
                                                                                                                                • pets
                                                                                                                                • safety
                                                                                                                                The Canine Escape Artist
                                                                                                                                  Time-Out
                                                                                                                                    Training Your Dog to Wear a Basket Muzzle
                                                                                                                                      Two Puppies or One?
                                                                                                                                      • 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 Kong Toys*
                                                                                                                                        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
                                                                                                                                        Visitors to the House
                                                                                                                                          Volunteer from Home Packet 2022
                                                                                                                                            Wait
                                                                                                                                              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
                                                                                                                                              Why is a Dog’s Growl Helpful?
                                                                                                                                                Wild Dog
                                                                                                                                                  Winter 2021 OHS Magazine
                                                                                                                                                    Your Adolescent Dog
                                                                                                                                                      Your Cat: Indoors or Out?
                                                                                                                                                      • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                      • catio
                                                                                                                                                      • Cats
                                                                                                                                                      • Kitten
                                                                                                                                                      • Training
                                                                                                                                                      Your Chase Driven Dog
                                                                                                                                                      • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                      • chase
                                                                                                                                                      • chasing
                                                                                                                                                      • Dogs
                                                                                                                                                      • Training
                                                                                                                                                      Your Chase-Driven Dog
                                                                                                                                                        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 Talkative Cat
                                                                                                                                                        • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                        • Cats
                                                                                                                                                        • Training