Service Dog Complaint Heads to Court

EUGENE, Ore. — A woman who said she was discriminated against because of her service dog appeared in court Tuesday. The Bureau of Labor and Industries began hearing the case against the Duck Stop Market. Two judges heard opening arguments and testimony from the complainant in this case Tuesday from Michel Hilt Hayden’s attorney along … Continue reading »

FDA Warns About Toxic Dog Treats

(CNN) — Dog owners beware, the FDA is issuing a new health warning about jerky pet treats imported from China. The agency reports some 1,800 new cases of pet illnesses since the last warning in October. The FDA says the majority of the jerky treats were from China with flavors that include chicken, duck and … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Frank

EUGENE, Ore. — Frank, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society waiting for a forever home. Frank is a 4-year-old, Chihuahua mix. He’s a super loving and outgoing guy looking for a home with children 6-years-old or older. If you’re interested in adopting Frank or any other pet at … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Kirk

EUGENE, Ore. — Kirk, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society waiting for a forever home. Kirk is a 5-year-old, Boxer/Labrador Retriever mix. He’s looking for a home where he’ll be the only dog. The home should have children 12-years-old or older due to his high energy level. If … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Dawn

EUGENE, Ore. — Dawn, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society waiting for a forever home. Dawn is a 2-year-old, Terrier, American Pit Bull mix. She is looking for a home with kids 16 years and older because of her size and high energy level. If you’re interested in … Continue reading »

Local Team Responds to Oso Landslide

ALBANY, Ore. — It’s been two weeks since a landslide wiped out the town of Oso, Washington and crisis response teams expect they’ll be helping people get through this tragedy for weeks to come. Tracy Calhoun and her 3-year-old Golden Retriever JJ are getting back into their normal routine, after spending a few days helping … Continue reading »

Local Crisis Response Dog Dies

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene therapy dog who responded to disasters across the country, including 9/11, passed away Friday. The dog’s owner is now sharing her pet’s heroic story. When Cindy Ehlers got her dog Tikva 14 years ago, she never imagined how many lives her fluffy, grey Keeshond would touch. “It was all part … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Violet

EUGENE, Ore. — Violet, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society right now waiting for a forever home. Violet is a 1-year-old pit bull mix. She does well with kids who are 12 years old and older due to her high activity level. Violet will do best in a … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Jacob

EUGENE, Ore. — Jacob, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society right now waiting for a forever home. Jacob is about 1 year old. He is a Chihuahua mix from California. He does well with kids who are 5 years old and older. If you’re interested in adopting Jacob or … Continue reading »

A Small Dog’s Big Bark Stops a Burglary

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene couple is calling their dog a hero after they said it chased away a home intruder. Jackie and Brian Williams said something just didn’t seem right when their small dog woke them up in the middle of the night. “Olive started barking. She was in her bed sleeping too and … Continue reading »

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