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Record Turnout Predicted for Best Doggie Dash Ever

The 22nd Annual OHS Doggie Dash happens this Saturday, and we’re predicting a record turnout for what is already Portland’s largest block-party for pets and people.  Thousand of dogs and people will take to streets along Waterfront Park for Portland’s favorite pet event.

Online registration for the Dash closes at midnight, May 7. Onsite registration opens at 7:30 am, May 9th at Waterfront Park.

What are the Top Ten things to do at Doggie Dash? See our list of favorites. Complete Doggie Dash details here.


What's happening at OHS this month?

May 17
Pugs on the Run?

Not exactly, but we can promise Pugs on Parade for Portland’s 9th Annual OHS Pug Crawl. It’s an afternoon of pints and pugs (all breeds welcome!) outside MacTarnahan’s Taproom with live music, good food, a pug costume contest and the largest gathering of pugs in the Northwest.

See details on our Website.

May 8-10
Mother's Day Adoption Special

What could be better for Mother’s Day that bringing a new furry friend into the family? The answer is easy: getting a 30 percent discount on that new furry friend!

See details on our Website.

May 29
Photo Contest Deadline

Attention all photographers: OHS needs your fabulous photos by May 29th. That’s the deadline for entering the annual OHS photo contest. Winners get great prizes and will be published in the OHS Magazine.

See details on our Website.

May 31
Multi-Cat Household Class

Do you have multiple cats in your household? Sometimes it can be challenging to make all the cats in your home happy and healthy. Come hear about important strategies for success when living with multiple cats. 

See details on our Website.

June 6
Paws and Saws

This tour will give insight into creating a home environment that truly embraces pets as members of the family, and help some worthy pets find homes of their own. Best of all, proceeds benefit the Oregon Humane Society.

Tickets are available online.

June 17
Is Your Dog the Next Top Dog Model?

Is your dog stylish? Does he or she know how to strut on the "dogwalk"? LexiDog and the Oregon Humane Society are searching for Portland's hippest pooches to crown as Portland's top dog model. 

Your dog’s application and entry fee must be received by May 30th.  Download an entry form.

More Ways to Help

Fighting for animals in Salem

Legislation to curb the abuses of puppy mills is advancing in Salem, with a Senate hearing scheduled for next week. Read about how you can help move this and other important legislation forward--legislators need to hear you voice.

See details on our Website.

Become an Auto Donor

Your donation will help supply food, shelter and medical care for animals at OHS.  The Autos for Animals program accepts cars, trucks, motorcycles, recreational vehicles and more. 

  • Free towing
  • Tax deductible
  • Fast and friendly service

Find out more or donate online on our Website



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