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OHS News and Blog

Learn about OHS’ impact in our community and beyond, and discover new ways to support your pets at home.

  • The Gift That Pays You Back

    My name is Al Didier and I am a fellow animal lover like you. In the 40 years my partner Sherry Holley and I have been together, we’ve deeply loved […]

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  • Finding Homes for Bonded Animals

    Sometimes the tightest bonds are formed during the toughest times. This was the case for a special odd couple who were part of a large transfer of dogs to OHS […]

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  • Helping Dogs with Complex Behavior Needs

    At just six months old, Margo was an overstimulated and anxious puppy. She was big and growing stronger every day—making her hard to manage. Her owners knew that, at her […]

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  • Where Do All the Big Dogs Go?

    Oregon Humane Society is getting creative to help large dogs find homes faster. In late 2023, we established a bold new program that seeks to find new, loving homes for […]

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  • Helping Stray Animals in Crisis

    Cora was discovered in an abandoned apartment stuck inside of a pipe, behind a water heater. How this curious cat found herself in this seemingly impossible position was unclear, but […]

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  • A Safety Net for Shelter Animals

    Safety net: something to rely on in times of hardship. That is what Oliver has found at Oregon Humane Society. The ultimate hope for pets who leave the shelter is […]

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  • Buddy’s Friends Forever

    Through Friends ForeverTM , Tim knew Buddy would receive care and the chance to find a new, loving home if Tim were no longer able to care for Buddy himself. The Friends […]

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  • Salem Impact Stories 2023

    Adoptions The animal-human bond is at the center of everything we do at Oregon Humane Society. When we help adopters find a new family member, it’s always a special moment. […]

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  • The Impact of Veterinary Social Work

    The Impact of Veterinary Social Work Pets are more than companions, they are family. The deep bond between people and pets is the foundation of veterinary social work. When clients […]

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  • OHS Humane Law Enforcement Protects Animals in Need

    Animal Crimes Forensic Center In late 2022, OHS opened the Animal Crimes Forensic Center—becoming a critical resource for building strong cases against those charged with animal abuse and neglect. After […]

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