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.

Eugene Launches Dog Licensing Campaign

EUGENE, Ore. — The City of Eugene is trying to promote awareness about dog licensing in the city, as staff estimate only 40 percent of the city’s dogs are properly registered. The campaign features well-known local residents and their dogs. Staff members hope having them out in the community will help spread the word that … Continue reading »

Dogs Compete in Agility Trials

EUGENE, Ore. — Dogs of all breeds, sizes and ages competed for the third day in the American Kennel Club Agility Trials at the Lane Events Center. The four-day AKC agility event focused on teamwork, the dog and the handler worked together to go through the course the correct way. Dogs competed at different levels … Continue reading »

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