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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Document Name Tagged
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
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
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
Choosing a Boarding Facility or Pet Sitter
  • Behavior
  • Board and Train
  • Boarding
  • Daycare
  • Doggie Daycare
  • Dogs
  • Pet Sitter
  • Travel
Crate Training Your Dog
  • Behavior
  • Crate
  • Dogs
  • Puppy
  • Training
Dealing with Your Cat’s Marking Behavior
  • Behavior
  • Cats
  • Marking
  • Training
Dealing with Your Dog’s Marking Behavior
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • Marking
  • Training
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 Dog
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • Introductions
  • meeting
  • Training
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
Dogs and Submissive or Excitement Urination
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • Fear
  • Potty Training
  • Training
Feline Social Behaviors
  • Behavior
  • Cats
  • Fighting
  • Multiple Cats
  • Training
Halloween Pet Safety
  • Cats
  • costumes
  • Dogs
  • Halloween
  • holidays
  • pets
  • safety
Helping Dogs with Home Alone Issues
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • home alone
  • separation anxiety
  • Training
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
Housetraining Your Puppy
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • Potty Training
  • Puppy
  • Training
How to Teach your Dog to Wear a Basket Muzzle
  • Behavior
  • Biting
  • dog
  • Muzzle
  • Training
  • vet
How to Use a Head Halter
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • Pulling
  • Training
  • Walking
Introducing Your New Cat to Your Other Pets
  • Behavior
  • cat
  • Introductions
  • Training
Kitten Season: What to Do if You Discover a Litter
  • Cats
  • foster
  • kitten season
  • kittens
Living with a Blind Dog
  • Behavior
  • blind dog
  • dog
  • new dog
  • Training
Living with a Deaf Dog
  • Behavior
  • deaf
  • deaf dog
  • new dog
  • Training
Managing Your Kitten’s Rough Play
  • Behavior
  • Biting
  • Kitten
  • Training
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
Preparing Your Pet for Baby
  • Behavior
  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Kids
  • new baby
  • pets
  • pets and babies
  • Training
Puppy Nipping and Rough Play
  • Behavior
  • Biting
  • Puppy
  • Training
Rehoming Your Pet
  • find a new home for pet
  • new home
  • rehome
  • rehoming
Solving Barking Problems
  • Barking
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • Training
Solving Litter Box Problems
  • Behavior
  • Cats
  • litter
  • Litterbox
  • Training
Thanksgiving Pet Safety
  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • holidays
  • pets
  • safety
Tips for Pit Bull Terrier Owners
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • Pit Bull
  • Training
Two Puppies or One? Things to Consider
  • adopt
  • Behavior
  • Puppy
  • 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 Positive Reinforcement Training
  • Behavior
  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Kitten
  • new pet
  • Puppy
  • Training
Your Cat: Indoors or Out?
  • Behavior
  • Cats
  • Training
Your Chase Driven Dog
  • Behavior
  • chase
  • chasing
  • Dogs
  • Training
Your Fearful Cat
  • Behavior
  • Cats
  • Fear
  • Training
Your Fearful Dog
  • Behavior
  • Dogs
  • Fear
  • Scared
  • Shy
  • Training
Your Indoor Cat: Enrichment Ideas
  • Behavior
  • cat
  • cat advice
  • Multiple Cats
  • Toys
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
  • Litterbox
  • Training
Your New Dog – Adoption Booklet, Oregon Humane Society
  • adopt
  • Adoption
  • dog
  • dog advice
  • Dogs
  • new pet
  • OHS
  • your new dog
Your Talkative Cat
  • Behavior
  • Cats
  • Training