Group Protests at First Avenue Shelter

EUGENE, Ore. — A small group of protesters gathered late Thursday night outside the First Avenue Shelter. They voiced their concerns over dogs they say were euthanasia candidates. They say the shelter was planning to kill them Thursday even though protesters claim a different group would assume responsibility for the dogs. The protesters say First … Continue reading »

Animal Shelter Loses Heat

EUGENE, Ore. — Some citizens are outraged over the loss of heat at a local animal shelter. They say the city and the employees at the First Avenue Shelter in Eugene aren’t doing enough to fix it. The city says the shelter and the animals in it are definitely a priority to it and that’s … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Hershey Kiss

EUGENE, Ore. — A local cat is looking for a forever home. Hershey Kiss, a 6-year-old, black, domestic shorthair/mix is staying at Greenhill Humane Society and was our KEZI Pet of the Week. He had been a stray for quite a while before coming to the shelter. If you’d like to adopt Hershey Kiss or … Continue reading »

Animal Shelter Raises Concerns

EUGENE, Ore. — Management of 1st Avenue Shelter recently shifted from Lane County Animal Services to the Greenhill Humane Society, and that transition has raised concerns for at least one local animal welfare group. The organization No Kill Lane County gathered on Wednesday to question practices at the shelter, arguing that Greenhill should be more … Continue reading »