Blog posts from OHS staff and volunteers

A Home for Hollie

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Every dog who needs a home has a story. Hollie’s story is both extraordinarily painful and hopeful. When you first meet Hollie, it’s hard to imagine how different she once … Read More

Miracle for Mallory

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For an 11-week-old kitten, Mallory’s short life had been full of pain. Dr. Margaret Wixson, OHS veterinarian, performed multiple surgeries on Mallory’s tiny body to save her life. Watch the … Read More

Walter’s Wish

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Update: Walter was adopted just a few days after his story was shared on social media. Our adopters are truly heroes. Enny specifically wanted to adopt a cat who was … Read More

Caring For Your Pets in Cold Weather

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Keep your furry friends comfortable and safe during wintry weather with these quick tips: Keep your pets indoors, especially when temperature reaches 30 degrees, with or without the wind-chill factor. … Read More

Tiny, But Mighty, Nimoy

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Tiny, but mighty, 15-year-old Nimoy still has a pep in his step and a zest for life. Nimoy arrived as a stray at Multnomah County Animal Services and quickly became … Read More

Good things come in 3s

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Good things come in 3s While there is no secret formula to helping a new dog adjust after adoption, there are a few guidelines and timelines that are helpful to … Read More