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IRA Rollover Gifts Can Help Pets

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Congress today passed legislation that once again allows tax-favored gifts from IRA accounts. This is a great way to help pets and save on taxes. Under the new legislation (which … Read More

A Walk on the Westside

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You may already know that the main OHS campus is located in northeast Portland, Oregon. Did you know that OHS also has a specialized adoption facility located in southwest Portland? … Read More

OHS Celebrates 11,000 Adoptions in 2015

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Staff and volunteers at the Oregon Humane Society today celebrated the 11,000th adoption of 2015. The lucky dog was Beaugard, a two-year-old West Highland terrier who was adopted by Clint … Read More

Helping Dogs be Dogs

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OHS often rescues or takes in pets who need extra care. That needed TLC may not be medical in nature, though—many of our toughest cases are pets who need training … Read More

OHS Has 128 Holiday Wishes

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Home for the Holidays There’s no place like home—especially during the holidays. At the Oregon Humane Society, pets are cared for by an extended family of dedicated staff and volunteers, … Read More

Youth with a Passion for Pets

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At OHS, we are fortunate to have a team of dedicated youths (ages 12-17) help all around the shelter. The OHS Youth Volunteer program offers a variety of opportunities, from … Read More