Pet Resources: Help with Pet Problems & Questions

OHS offers a selection of pet-related documents, links and other resources to help people with their pet problems or questions.


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    2021 990
      2021 Financials
        2021 Oregon Charitable Checkoff Donations
          2022 Summer Camp Jr. Camp Counselor Job Description
            A Parent’s Guide to Dog Body Language
            • Behavior
            • Dogs
            • Kids
            • pets and children
            • pets and kids
            • Training
            About Service Dogs, Therapy Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs
            • assistance dog
            • Behavior
            • Dogs
            • emotional support dog
            • service dog
            • therapy
            • therapy dog
            • Training
            Activities to Entertain your Convalescing Dog
            • Behavior
            • bored
            • crate rest
            • destructive
            • dog
            • enrichment
            • Training
            Activities to Entertain your Convalescing Dog
            • Behavior
            • bored
            • crate rest
            • destructive
            • dog
            • enrichment
            • Training
            Adolescent Dogs
            • Behavior
            • Biting
            • dog
            • jumping
            • mouthy
            • play
            • Puppy
            • Training
            Advanced Stay Practice
              Advanced Training Concepts
                Adverse Effects of Punishment
                  Animal Assistance: Financial Aid, Food Banks, Spay & Neuter
                  • assistance
                  • financial aid
                  • food bank
                  • low cost
                  • low cost spay neuter
                  • low cost vet
                  • low-cost clinics
                  • medical financial aid
                  • medical help
                  • pet food banks
                  • spay and neuter
                  • spay and neuter assistance
                  • vet
                  • vet assistance
                  • vet care
                  • veterinary assistance
                  Animal Interactions
                  • Behavior
                  • Dogs
                  • introducing new dog to other animals
                  • Introductions
                  • multi pet
                  Automatic Check In
                    Back to School: Help Dogs Adjust
                    • Back to school
                    • Behavior
                    • Dogs
                    • Kids
                    Basic Dog and Cat Treat Recipes
                    • Cats
                    • Dogs
                    • recipes
                    • treats
                    Canine Escape Artist
                    • Behavior
                    • Dogs
                    • Escape Artist
                    • running away
                    • Training
                    Cat Body Language
                    • Behavior
                    • Cats
                    • Training
                    Cats and Destructive Scratching
                    • Behavior
                    • Cats
                    • Scratching
                    • Training
                    Cats in Trees – Resources
                    • Cats
                    • rescue
                    • trees
                    Children and Dogs: Important Information for Parents
                      Choosing a Boarding Facility or Pet Sitter
                      • Behavior
                      • Board and Train
                      • Boarding
                      • Daycare
                      • Doggie Daycare
                      • Dogs
                      • Pet Sitter
                      • Travel
                      Come When Called (Recall)
                        Coping with Demand Barking
                          Crate Training Your Dog
                          • Behavior
                          • Crate
                          • Dogs
                          • Puppy
                          • Training
                          Creative Solutions to poor door greeting behavior
                            Dealing with Your Cat’s Marking Behavior
                            • Behavior
                            • Cats
                            • Marking
                            • Training
                            Dealing with Your Dog’s Marking Behavior
                            • Behavior
                            • Dogs
                            • Marking
                            • Training
                            Digging
                              Disaster & Emergency Preparedness for Pets
                              • disaster preparedness
                              • emergency preparedness
                              • evacuation plan
                              • pet safety
                              Disaster Preparedness for Pets – ASPCA
                              • ASPCA
                              • disaster preparedness
                              • emergency preparedness
                              • rescue alert
                              Dog Body Language
                              • Behavior
                              • Dogs
                              • Training
                              Dog Meets Baby
                                Dog Meets Cat
                                  Dog Meets Dog
                                  • Behavior
                                  • Dogs
                                  • Introductions
                                  • meeting
                                  • Training
                                  Doggie Dash Donation Form
                                    Doggie Daycare, Pet Boarding and Pet Sitters: Choosing the Best Option for your Dog
                                      Dogs and Children
                                      • Behavior
                                      • Dogs
                                      • Kids
                                      • pets and children
                                      • pets and kids
                                      • Puppy
                                      • Training
                                      Dogs and Fear of Thunder or Loud Noises
                                      • Behavior
                                      • Dogs
                                      • Fear
                                      • Fireworks
                                      • Thunder
                                      • Training
                                      Fear of Thunder or Other Loud Noises
                                        Feline Social Behaviors
                                        • Behavior
                                        • Cats
                                        • Fighting
                                        • Multiple Cats
                                        • Training
                                        Go to your Mat
                                          Halloween Pet Safety
                                          • Cats
                                          • costumes
                                          • Dogs
                                          • Halloween
                                          • holidays
                                          • pets
                                          • safety
                                          Hand Target (“Touch”)
                                            Handling
                                              Handling and Feeding Exercises for Your Puppy
                                              • Behavior
                                              • Biting
                                              • handling
                                              • Puppy
                                              • Scared
                                              • Shy
                                              • Training
                                              • vet
                                              Help for your Exuberant Dog
                                              • Behavior
                                              • dog
                                              • hyper
                                              • jumping
                                              • mouthy
                                              • Training
                                              Help for Your Fearful Dog
                                                Helping Dogs with Home Alone Issues
                                                • Behavior
                                                • Dogs
                                                • home alone
                                                • separation anxiety
                                                • Training
                                                Helping Your Exuberant Dog
                                                  Helping Your Unsocial Kitten
                                                  • Behavior
                                                  • feral
                                                  • Kitten
                                                  • Scared
                                                  • Shy
                                                  • Training
                                                  • unsocial
                                                  Herding Breeds: Joys and Challenges
                                                    Home Alone Anxiety
                                                      Hot Weather Safety for Pets
                                                      • Cats
                                                      • Dogs
                                                      • heat alert
                                                      • heat safety
                                                      • heatstroke
                                                      • hot cars
                                                      • hot pavement
                                                      • hot weather
                                                      • pets in cars
                                                      • summer safety
                                                      House Training Your Adult Dog
                                                      • Behavior
                                                      • Dogs
                                                      • Potty Training
                                                      • Training
                                                      House Training Your Puppy
                                                      • Behavior
                                                      • Dogs
                                                      • Potty Training
                                                      • Puppy
                                                      • Training
                                                      How to Help your Leash-Reactive Dog
                                                      • Barking
                                                      • Behavior
                                                      • dog
                                                      • Pulling
                                                      • reactive
                                                      • Training
                                                      • Walking
                                                      How to Teach Your Dog Something New
                                                        How to Teach your Dog to Wear a Basket Muzzle
                                                        • Behavior
                                                        • Biting
                                                        • dog
                                                        • Muzzle
                                                        • Training
                                                        • vet
                                                        How to Use a Head Halter
                                                        • Behavior
                                                        • Dogs
                                                        • gentle leader
                                                        • halti
                                                        • Pulling
                                                        • Training
                                                        • Walking
                                                        Introducing Your New Cat to Your Other Pets
                                                        • Behavior
                                                        • cat
                                                        • Introductions
                                                        • Training
                                                        Introducing your New Dog to Other Animals
                                                          Introducing your New Dog to your Resident Dog
                                                            Is My Dog Happy in Off -Leash Play?
                                                              Jumping
                                                                Kitten Season: What to Do if You Discover a Litter
                                                                • Cats
                                                                • foster
                                                                • kitten season
                                                                • kittens
                                                                Leave It
                                                                  Life after Lockdown
                                                                    Living with a Blind and/or Deaf Dog
                                                                      Living with a Blind Dog
                                                                      • Behavior
                                                                      • blind dog
                                                                      • dog
                                                                      • new dog
                                                                      • Training
                                                                      Living with a Deaf Dog
                                                                      • Behavior
                                                                      • deaf
                                                                      • deaf dog
                                                                      • new dog
                                                                      • Training
                                                                      Living with a Herding Breed – What to Expect
                                                                      • baby
                                                                      • Behavior
                                                                      • dog
                                                                      • herder
                                                                      • Kids
                                                                      • new dog
                                                                      • Puppy
                                                                      • Training
                                                                      LOOSE-LEASH WALKING
                                                                        Managing Your Kitten’s Rough Play
                                                                        • Behavior
                                                                        • Biting
                                                                        • Kitten
                                                                        • Training
                                                                        Mental Stimulation
                                                                          Obsessive Compulsive Behavior in Dogs
                                                                          • Behavior
                                                                          • compulsive
                                                                          • Dogs
                                                                          • obsessive
                                                                          • OCD
                                                                          • Training
                                                                          Oregon Animal Cruelty Laws Handbook – Oregon Humane Society
                                                                          • advocacy
                                                                          • animal laws
                                                                          • cruelty
                                                                          • laws
                                                                          • neglect
                                                                          • OHS
                                                                          • Oregon
                                                                          • Oregon laws
                                                                          Pet Friendly Housing, Rentals – Resources
                                                                          • housing
                                                                          • landlords
                                                                          • pet-friendly
                                                                          • pets
                                                                          • rentals
                                                                          • renting
                                                                          • tenants
                                                                          Pet Met Baby
                                                                            Pica and Coprophagy: Pets who Eat Non-Food Items
                                                                            • Behavior
                                                                            • cat
                                                                            • coprophagia
                                                                            • coprophagy
                                                                            • dog
                                                                            • Dogs
                                                                            • eat
                                                                            • feces
                                                                            • food
                                                                            • Kitten
                                                                            • pica
                                                                            • Puppy
                                                                            • stool
                                                                            • Training
                                                                            Pit Bull
                                                                            • Behavior
                                                                            • Dogs
                                                                            • Pit Bull
                                                                            • Training
                                                                            Positive Reinforcement: Training Your Dog or Cat with Treats and Praise
                                                                              Potty Training your Puppy
                                                                                Preparing Your Pet for Baby
                                                                                • Behavior
                                                                                • Cats
                                                                                • Dogs
                                                                                • Kids
                                                                                • new baby
                                                                                • pets
                                                                                • pets and babies
                                                                                • Training
                                                                                Preparing Your Pet for Baby’s Arrival
                                                                                  Problems with Punishment
                                                                                  • Barking
                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                  • correction
                                                                                  • dog
                                                                                  • e-collar
                                                                                  • Pulling
                                                                                  • punish
                                                                                  • Puppy
                                                                                  • recall
                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                  • walks
                                                                                  Puppy Nipping and Rough Play
                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                  • Biting
                                                                                  • children
                                                                                  • dog
                                                                                  • jumping
                                                                                  • Kids
                                                                                  • mouthy
                                                                                  • Puppy
                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                  Re-Housetraining Your Adult Dog
                                                                                    Rehoming Packet (Spanish)
                                                                                    • Rehoming packet
                                                                                    • Spanish
                                                                                    Rehoming Your Pet
                                                                                    • find a new home for pet
                                                                                    • new home
                                                                                    • rehome
                                                                                    • rehoming
                                                                                    Resource Guarding and Your Dog
                                                                                    • Behavior
                                                                                    • Biting
                                                                                    • dog
                                                                                    • growling
                                                                                    • guarding
                                                                                    • possessive
                                                                                    • resource guarding
                                                                                    • Training
                                                                                    Resources for your Shy, Anxious or Fearful Dog
                                                                                      Searching for a Purebred Dog
                                                                                      • dog
                                                                                      • Dogs
                                                                                      • Puppy
                                                                                      • purebred dog
                                                                                      Service Dog, Therapy Dog, Emotional Support Dog… What’s the Difference?
                                                                                        Settle
                                                                                          Settling in with Your New Dog
                                                                                            Sit to Say “Please”
                                                                                              Sniffing is Enriching!
                                                                                                Socialization
                                                                                                  Solving Barking Problems
                                                                                                  • bark
                                                                                                  • Barking
                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                  • Dogs
                                                                                                  • home alone
                                                                                                  • Puppy
                                                                                                  • separation anxiety
                                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                                  Solving Litter Box Problems
                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                  • Cats
                                                                                                  • litter
                                                                                                  • Litterbox
                                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                                  Spay & Save – Columbia Gorge Coupon
                                                                                                    Spay & Save – Portland Coupon – Exp. Dec 31, 2021
                                                                                                      Spay & Save Portland Metro Coupons
                                                                                                        Stay 1: Duration
                                                                                                          Stay 2: Distraction
                                                                                                            Stay 3: Distance
                                                                                                              Submissive and Excitement Urination
                                                                                                              • Behavior
                                                                                                              • Dogs
                                                                                                              • Fear
                                                                                                              • Potty Training
                                                                                                              • Training
                                                                                                              Teach Your Dog to Relax
                                                                                                              • Behavior
                                                                                                              • Biting
                                                                                                              • dog
                                                                                                              • hyper
                                                                                                              • jumping
                                                                                                              • mouthy
                                                                                                              • Puppy
                                                                                                              • Training
                                                                                                              Teaching “Down”
                                                                                                                Teaching “Drop It”
                                                                                                                  Teaching “Sit”
                                                                                                                    Teaching “Watch”
                                                                                                                      Teaching Bite Inhibition and Dealing with Rough Puppy Play
                                                                                                                        Teaching Your Dog to Wear a Head Halter
                                                                                                                          Territorial Marking Behavior in Dogs
                                                                                                                            Thanksgiving Pet Safety
                                                                                                                            • Cats
                                                                                                                            • Dogs
                                                                                                                            • holidays
                                                                                                                            • pets
                                                                                                                            • safety
                                                                                                                            The Canine Escape Artist
                                                                                                                              Time-Out
                                                                                                                                Training Your Dog to Wear a Basket Muzzle
                                                                                                                                  Two Puppies or One?
                                                                                                                                  • adopt
                                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                                  • Puppy
                                                                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                                                                  Understanding Aggressive Behavior in Dogs
                                                                                                                                  • aggressive
                                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                                  • Bite
                                                                                                                                  • dog
                                                                                                                                  • Fear
                                                                                                                                  • growl
                                                                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                                                                  Understanding Your Feisty Feline
                                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                                  • Biting
                                                                                                                                  • Cats
                                                                                                                                  • Scratching
                                                                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                                                                  Urgent & Emergency Veterinary Care – Resources
                                                                                                                                  • emergency vet
                                                                                                                                  • financial aid
                                                                                                                                  • medical care
                                                                                                                                  • medical resources
                                                                                                                                  • pet emergency care
                                                                                                                                  • pet poison control
                                                                                                                                  • poison hotline
                                                                                                                                  • urgent care vet
                                                                                                                                  • vet care
                                                                                                                                  • vet resources
                                                                                                                                  • veterinary care
                                                                                                                                  Using Kong Toys*
                                                                                                                                    Using Positive Reinforcement Training
                                                                                                                                    • Behavior
                                                                                                                                    • Cats
                                                                                                                                    • correction
                                                                                                                                    • Dogs
                                                                                                                                    • e-collar
                                                                                                                                    • Kitten
                                                                                                                                    • new pet
                                                                                                                                    • Pulling
                                                                                                                                    • punish
                                                                                                                                    • Puppy
                                                                                                                                    • recall
                                                                                                                                    • Training
                                                                                                                                    • walks
                                                                                                                                    Using Puzzle Toys to Entertain your Dog
                                                                                                                                    • Behavior
                                                                                                                                    • bored
                                                                                                                                    • chewing
                                                                                                                                    • destructive
                                                                                                                                    • dog
                                                                                                                                    • Dogs
                                                                                                                                    • Puppy
                                                                                                                                    • Training
                                                                                                                                    Visitors to the House
                                                                                                                                      Volunteer from Home Packet 2022
                                                                                                                                        Wait
                                                                                                                                          What to Expect – Rescued Cat
                                                                                                                                          • adopt
                                                                                                                                          • Behavior
                                                                                                                                          • Bite
                                                                                                                                          • cat
                                                                                                                                          • Fear
                                                                                                                                          • Kitten
                                                                                                                                          • rescue
                                                                                                                                          • scratch
                                                                                                                                          • Training
                                                                                                                                          • unsocial
                                                                                                                                          What to Expect – Rescued Dog
                                                                                                                                          • adopt
                                                                                                                                          • Behavior
                                                                                                                                          • dog
                                                                                                                                          • Fear
                                                                                                                                          • fearful
                                                                                                                                          • Puppy
                                                                                                                                          • rescue
                                                                                                                                          • Training
                                                                                                                                          • unsocial
                                                                                                                                          Why Dogs Growl
                                                                                                                                          • aggressive
                                                                                                                                          • Behavior
                                                                                                                                          • dog
                                                                                                                                          • Fear
                                                                                                                                          • growl
                                                                                                                                          • growling
                                                                                                                                          • Kids
                                                                                                                                          • pets and kids
                                                                                                                                          • Training
                                                                                                                                          Why is a Dog’s Growl Helpful?
                                                                                                                                            Wild Dog
                                                                                                                                              Your Adolescent Dog
                                                                                                                                                Your Cat: Indoors or Out?
                                                                                                                                                • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                • catio
                                                                                                                                                • Cats
                                                                                                                                                • Kitten
                                                                                                                                                • Training
                                                                                                                                                Your Chase Driven Dog
                                                                                                                                                • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                • chase
                                                                                                                                                • chasing
                                                                                                                                                • Dogs
                                                                                                                                                • Training
                                                                                                                                                Your Chase-Driven Dog
                                                                                                                                                  Your Fearful Cat
                                                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                  • Cats
                                                                                                                                                  • Fear
                                                                                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                                                                                  Your Fearful Dog
                                                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                  • Dogs
                                                                                                                                                  • Fear
                                                                                                                                                  • Scared
                                                                                                                                                  • Shy
                                                                                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                                                                                  Your Fearful or Rescued Cat: Using an Acclimation Crate
                                                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                  • cat
                                                                                                                                                  • Crate
                                                                                                                                                  • Fear
                                                                                                                                                  • fearful
                                                                                                                                                  • litter
                                                                                                                                                  • litter box
                                                                                                                                                  • rescue
                                                                                                                                                  • rescued
                                                                                                                                                  Your Indoor Cat: Enrichment Ideas
                                                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                  • cat
                                                                                                                                                  • cat advice
                                                                                                                                                  • Multiple Cats
                                                                                                                                                  • Toys
                                                                                                                                                  Your Indoor Cat: Safe and Fun Toys
                                                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                  • cat
                                                                                                                                                  • enrichment
                                                                                                                                                  • indoor
                                                                                                                                                  • Kitten
                                                                                                                                                  • play
                                                                                                                                                  • toy
                                                                                                                                                  Your New Cat – Adoption Booklet, Oregon Humane Society
                                                                                                                                                  • adopt
                                                                                                                                                  • Adoption
                                                                                                                                                  • cat
                                                                                                                                                  • cat advice
                                                                                                                                                  • new pet
                                                                                                                                                  • OHS
                                                                                                                                                  • your new cat
                                                                                                                                                  Your New Cat and the Litter Box
                                                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                  • Cats
                                                                                                                                                  • Kitten
                                                                                                                                                  • litter
                                                                                                                                                  • Litterbox
                                                                                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                                                                                  Your New Dog – Adoption Booklet, Oregon Humane Society
                                                                                                                                                  • adopt
                                                                                                                                                  • Adoption
                                                                                                                                                  • dog
                                                                                                                                                  • dog advice
                                                                                                                                                  • Dogs
                                                                                                                                                  • new pet
                                                                                                                                                  • OHS
                                                                                                                                                  • your new dog
                                                                                                                                                  Your New Dog: Settling In
                                                                                                                                                  • adopt
                                                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                  • dog
                                                                                                                                                  • new
                                                                                                                                                  • Puppy
                                                                                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                                                                                  Your New Kitten – Start Off Right
                                                                                                                                                  • adopt
                                                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                  • cat
                                                                                                                                                  • Kitten
                                                                                                                                                  • new pet
                                                                                                                                                  • Training
                                                                                                                                                  Your Talkative Cat
                                                                                                                                                  • Behavior
                                                                                                                                                  • Cats
                                                                                                                                                  • Training