Honoring Animal Heroes


Nominate a Hero Today!

One of the 2018 Diamond Collar Heroes, Picasso.

Do you know an animal who has made a difference in the life of a special needs child or someone with an illness? Do you know a person who has helped animals in some unique way? The Oregon Humane Society is looking to shine the spotlight on animals and animal lovers who are true heroes. Nominate a hero today!

About the Diamond Collar Awards

The Diamond Collar Hero Awards recognize and honor animals who have acted to save a human or animal life in peril, performed services within the community with undying loyalty, or overcome incredible odds in order to survive. Award winners can also be humans who have had a positive impact on the lives of animals, exhibiting courage and compassion in the pursuit of animals’ well being.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Interested in sponsoring? Please contact Jane Morrison or call (503) 416-7084.

Event Details: Heroes Luncheon

The Diamond Collar Awards are a chance to celebrate the heroic stories that exemplify how important pets are in our lives. It is also an opportunity to support the mission of OHS. The OHS Heroes Luncheon presenting the Diamond Collar Awards.

  • Where: Multnomah Athletic Club (MAC), 1849 SW Salmon St., Portland, OR 97205
  • When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Feb. 28, 2019
  • Menu: TBA
  • Tickets: Coming soon!

Previously Honored Heroes

See the 2018 winners here »

Watch the stories of past Diamond Collar Heroes here »


2019 Diamond Collar Sponsors

Coming soon!