New Road Ahead Events

Hard hat tours of the buildings coming this spring! Stay tuned for dates coming soon


Livestream Groundbreaking Celebration

Wednesday, June 16, 2021  at 3 p.m. PDT

Join us to celebrate the start of construction on the buildings that are part of the New Road Ahead. These include the Behavior and Rescue Center, Community Veterinary Hospital and Animal Crimes Forensic Center. We look forward to celebrating this major milestone and honoring those who have made this vital project a reality! Please RSVP below.

New Road Ahead Town Halls

Please watch our staff experts in a series of New Road Ahead Town Halls. These interactive sessions feature answers to frequently asked questions about OHS’s expanded services. Sharon Harmon, OHS President and CEO, joins experts from our Medical, Behavior, Humane Law Enforcement and Operations teams to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing animal welfare and how the New Road Ahead will address them.

View the New Road Ahead Town Halls

March 10, 2021: On Community Hospital


Brian August, Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Stephen Kochis, Chief Medical Officer

Eleena Fikhman, Customer Care Manager


January 28, 2021: On Behavior Rehabilitation


Tanya Roberts, Behavior & Training Senior Manager

Deborah Fitzgerrel, Cat Specialist

Doug Otani, Animal Care Technician, Behavior Modification


December 2, 2020: On Rescue


Chase Patterson, Director of Shelter Operations

Jennifer Barta CAWA, CVA, Senior Manager of Volunteer Resources and Education

Jessica Wiseley Kruger CAWA, Admissions Manager


October 28, 2020: On Forensics


Kristen Farnworth, Humane Law Enforcement Attorney

Dr. Emily Ferrell, OHS Veterinarian

Lila Obeng, Humane Law Enforcement Coordinator