Families Celebrate Pet Fest

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — More than 100 people along with man’s best friend headed to Lively Park Saturday for Pet Fest. Some dogs dressed to impress, while others spent the afternoon showing off their best tricks or trying out an agility course. Pet Fest featured more than 30 vendors including a photo booth where dogs and … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Olivia

EUGENE, Ore. — Olivia is an energetic, 3-year-old terrier, Scottish/purebred. She walks great on a leash and is a very loving companion. Olivia is best with kids 10 years old and up since she likes to jump and give kisses. If you’re interested in adopting Olivia or any other pet, head to Greenhill Humane Society … Continue reading »

Dogs Walk in First Local Bark for Life

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Man’s best friend paraded around the track at Springfield High School Sunday as part of a new Relay for Life fundraiser. Around 50 dogs ran, walked,= or slowly trotted around the track for two hours during the first Bark for Life. It’s a fundraiser that shows appreciation for canine companionship, all while … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Kenny

EUGENE, Ore. — Kenny is loving, 5-year-old pug/terrier mix. His history with cats is unknown and should live in a home with adults only because he can be very playful. If you’re interested in adopting Kenny or any other pet, head to Greenhill Humane Society in Eugene or find more information here. Photo Courtesy of … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Roxafina

EUGENE, Ore. — Roxafina is loving, 5-year-old terrier, fox, toy-mix. She gets along well with cats, but should live in a home where she’s the only dogs. Families should have children over 12 years old. If you’re interested in adopting Lucas or any other pet, head to Greenhill Humane Society in Eugene or find more … Continue reading »

Dogs to Take Part in Bark for Life

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some local dogs will be joining the fight against cancer in just a few weeks. The UPS Store in Springfield is just one of the businesses taking part in the American Cancer Society’s first-ever Bark for Life event on Sept. 15. Dogs aren’t allowed at the annual relay for life event, so … Continue reading »

Vets See Increase in Canine Patients

EUGENE, Ore. — All this hot weather has been keeping vets extra busy. Doctors at the Eugene Animal Hospital and the 24-hour Emergency Veterinary Hospital have seen an increase in four-legged patients. They’ve been treating a lot of dogs with heat-related problems, like exhaustion and heat stress, but also bee stings. “Bee stings are common … Continue reading »

Eugene Conducts Animal Waste Study

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene is offering a bit of incentive with the hopes dog owners will clean up after their pets. Despite signs at dog parks asking pet owners to clean up after their pets, many are not. The city and a local veterinarian recently took more than 80 samples of waste … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Dozer

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozer, a eight-year-old Jack Russell terrier mix, stopped by the KEZI 9 newsroom this morning to appear on Pet of the Week. Dozer is a little shy and would be best in home with kids over the age of 12. Once he warms up, he loves to run around, play fetch, go … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Doolittle

EUGENE, Ore. – If you’d like a big and lovable dog, this guy’s for you. Doolittle is currently staying at Greenhill, but if you’d like to adopt him or volunteer at Greenhill Humane Society, click here or call 541-689-1503.

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