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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.

  • August is Make-a-Will Month

    Samantha’s Story: Creating a Better Future for Animals By Samantha Krettler When I moved to Oregon more than 40 years ago, one of my neighbors told me about the incredible […]

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  • Keeping Celia & Tequila Together

    The Call that Changed it All Static buzzed over the line a moment before a desperate voice came through. The caller, Celia, had heard about Oregon Humane Society’s Community Veterinary […]

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  • DIY Dog Treats

    Peanut Butter Pupcakes Recipe Treat your dog to something homemade and tasty! Peanut butter pupcakes, cupcakes for dogs are easy and fun to make. All it takes is simple ingredients […]

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  • Subsidized Adoption Fees through Pets for the Elderly

    Grants that Help More Pets Find Homes As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Oregon Humane Society (OHS) relies on donations and grants to fund our programs, services, and operations. OHS’ Foundation Relations […]

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  • Fear Free Care at the Community Veterinary Hospital

    Patient-Focused Care Every veterinary professional at Oregon Humane Society’s Community Veterinary Hospital (CVH) is a graduate of the Fear Free Shelter Program. The Fear Free Shelter Program teaches specific handling techniques […]

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  • Ask a Vet: Preparing for Vet Visits

    Tips to Help Your Anxious Pet Q&A with Dr. D’Amore

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  • Individualized Care for Salem Pets

    Each pet at Oregon Humane Society has a unique story and background. Sometimes we get lucky and have insight into parts of their history, but often we don’t know anything […]

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  • The Gift that Saved Cookie

    Cookie Gets a Sweet Deal The veterinary team knew that Cookie needed something they could not give – but they knew who could. Staff quickly identified a feline blood donor […]

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  • Fourth of July Safety for Pets

    Keep Your Pets Safe The Fourth of July is not a time of celebration for pets. If your pets are frightened by fireworks, you probably know the signs: they cower, […]

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  • Ask a Vet: Summer & Preventative Pet Care

    Summer Preparedness Tips Summer can be a time for outdoor adventures with your pet. As temperatures rise and pests become peskier, it’s also an important time to consider your pet’s […]

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