Out & About: May 24th-26th

There are a lot of ways to enjoy this Memorial Day weekend. Here are some ideas from 104.7 FM KDUK’s Valerie Steele: Memorial Day Weekend is a great time to get out to your local wineries; and, the Willamette Valley has plenty of them. Wineries will be hosting open houses all weekend for tastings, music … Continue reading »

Local Shelter Holds Adoption Event

EUGENE, Ore. — A local shelter wants to find good homes for their puppies. Luv-A-Bull and Littles Sanctuary held an adoption event Sunday at The Healthy Pet. The group had a range of breeds including Chihuahua mixes and a Shitzhu mix. Volunteers say these dogs deserve a good home. “They’ve come from really bad environments. A lot … Continue reading »

Oregon Ranks High for Pet Ownership

Do you own a pet? Statistics say if you live in Oregon, you probably do. A new study on U.S. pet ownership ranks Oregon No. 4. About 64 percent of households in the state own a pet. That’s actually down by nearly 10 percent since the last study in 2006. Some others are Vermont, New … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Baxter

EUGENE, Ore. — Baxter, our Pet of the Week, visited KEZI 9 News This Morning to try to find a new home. This 8-year-old Miniature Pinscher/Siberian Husky mix is currently staying at the Greenhill Humane Society. He’s done well living with cats, but if they run, he’s likes to chase them. Baxter does well living … Continue reading »

Sacred Heart Honors Therapy Dogs

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some special visitors made the rounds at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend Sunday afternoon. That was where the hospital held its Annual Holiday Woof Party in honor of pet therapy dogs. The hospital wanted to commend some pooches and their owners for their service to all the Sacred Heart patients. About … Continue reading »

Raisers Receive Guide Dogs in Training

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Loads of puppy love was delivered in Springfield Saturday as four puppies got to meet their “raisers.” The young guide dogs in training  go through the group Puppy Raisers in Lane County, that trains guide dogs for the blind. Raisers are responsible for teaching the dog manners, obedience, and most importantly, they … Continue reading »

Local Group Gets “Wings of Rescue” Dogs

EUGENE, Ore. — Two-hundred and fifty dogs are getting a second chance at life right here in Oregon, thanks to their flight aboard the Wings of Rescue. The group transfers dogs from Southern California shelters who are on death row because of over-population. They’ve flown more than 2,000 animals out of shelters. Luv-a-Bull pitbull rescue … Continue reading »

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