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For Other Shelters

 

OHS provides these resources to assist our fellow animal welfare organizations and shelters with the many issues that arise when organizing and operating an animal shelter or rescue.

 

 

Disclaimer: content of external websites linked below is beyond OHS's control.

 

Disease Control

CDC: Healthy Pets, Healthy People

Zoonotic disease information

 

University of California at Davis

School of Veterinary Medicine

 

Tufts University

School of Veterinary Medicine

 

 

OHS Shelter Medicine Program

 

The Oregon Humane Society trains veterinarians in the field of shelter medicine through an internship and residency program. Our residents perform a variety of tasks, including shelter consultations, both on-site and off-site. Learn more here.

 

We also have a link to the video presentations from the 2011 Innovations in Education Conference here. Experts from across the country spoke on a variety of topics involving shelter medicine.

 

Miscellaneous

 

Campbell Pet Company

Pet care products

 

Petfinder.com: Animal Shelters & Rescues

An online resource library for shelters

 

Oregon Animal Cruelty Laws Handbook

A Legal Reference to Oregon Revised Statutes - 2011 download here.

 

 

Operating an Animal Shelter


Animal Sheltering Online

Comprehensive publication from HSUS for animal shelters. Visit their website

 

ASPCA Professional

A collection of resources for many aspects of running a shelter, from animal cruelty investigations to fundraising to community outreach and more. Visit their website

 

Humane Society University

Academic programs and professional development opportunities for those who work for the animals. Visit their website

 

How do you start an animal shelter?

Advice from OHS (PDF)

 

American Humane Association Professional

Resources for animal welfare professionals

 

Targeted Spay/Neuter Presentation

Madness_in_method (PDF)

Madness in the Method presented at HSUS conference in Spring 2011

 

 

Physical Shelter Building

 

Design Learned Inc.

Licensed engineers specializing in animal care facility design

 

Oregon Humane Society

OHS Shelter Building Project

 

Shor-Line

Adoption and holding kennels

 

 

Second Chance Program

 

The OHS Second Chance program helps shelters throughout the region. Over 2,000 animals are accepted by OHS each year from other shelters throughout the West Coast.

 

Download the documents for more details:

 

Second Chance Program Overview (PDF)

 

Pet Profile for Second Chance Pets (PDF)

 

Second Chance Video Feature

 

Contact: (503) 416-5029; email

 

 

Volunteer Development

 

Energize Inc.

Resource library for volunteer managers and much more

 

Nonprofit Risk Management Center

Risk awareness and training for non-profit leaders

 

Northwest Oregon Volunteer Administrators Association

Volunteer management resources and training