Honoring Animal Heroes

Diamond Collar Awards

One of the 2017 Diamond Collar Heroes, Evie.

Thank you for another successful event! The Diamond Collar Heroes Luncheon on Feb. 22 was a great success for the animals. See photos and videos of all the heroes honored in 2017 here »

About the 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.

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 will be held on Feb. 28, 2018 at the Multnomah Athletic Club in downtown Portland.

  • What: The OHS Heroes Luncheon presenting the Diamond Collar Hero Awards will honor and recognize the human and animal recipients of the awards in person.
  • Who: Animals who have made a major difference in the lives of humans, from saving lives to providing needed therapy and more; and humans who have helped animals in unique and outstanding ways. True heroes, animal and human, who have gone above and beyond for others.
  • Where: Multnomah Athletic Club (MAC), 1849 SW Salmon St., Portland, OR 97205
  • When: 11:30 am-1 pm on Feb. 28, 2018

Sponsor Opportunities: View the 2018 Diamond Collar Awards Sponsorship Packet here. Customize your package by contacting Jane Morrison, (503) 416-7084.

2017 Presenting Sponsors


Wentworth Subaru City
Subaru USA 


Previously Honored Heroes

See the 2016 winners here »

Watch the stories of past Diamond Collar Heroes here »