Oregon Humane Society


As the largest humane society in the Pacific Northwest, OHS fosters an environment of respect, responsibility and compassion for all animals through education, legislation and leadership. It also operates a private animal shelter with a 97 percent save rate.

Bottom Line for Portland

Last year, OHS found homes for 11,614 pets (including 6,328 brought from overcrowded shelters), performed 6,197 free or low-cost spay/neuter surgeries, performed 2,724 medical exams, provided humane education for 14,091 people, helped 2,296 pets through its free behavior help line, and assisted 2,995 animals through investigation cases.

“The staff at Oregon Humane Society was so awesome from the beginning to the end. The staff care so much for these animals, and I really appreciated what they do for the animal.” —Viv Lalangan

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