Pet of the Week: Sweet Pea

EUGENE, Ore. – If you’d like to find a sweet dog for your home, this one might for you. Sweet Pea, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is a 5-year-old Shih Tzu/Mix dog. She’s currently staying at Greenhill Humane Society and is looking for a forever home. Sweet Pea is a little bossy … Continue reading »

Japanese Dog Reunited with Owner

EUGENE, Ore. — Dogs show up at First Avenue Shelter with all sorts of stories, but staff say one dog with a microchip from Japan has a personality as unique as his birthplace. “Certainly had a nice enough personality, didn’t seem to mind people or other dogs, but really wasn’t interested in them as well,” … Continue reading »

Stray Dog Has Japanese Microchip

EUGENE, Ore. — Local animal shelter workers are trying to figure out how a dog from Japan ended up in Eugene. Greenhill Humane Society’s First Avenue Animal Shelter relies on microchips to figure out where lost dogs come from. This week it came across a Korean Jindo dog that was brought in as a stray. … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Daisy Mae

EUGENE, Ore. – If you’d like to find a sweet cat for your home, this one might for you. Daisy Mae, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is a 8-year-old long-haired cat. She’s currently staying at Greenhill Humane Society and is looking for a forever home. Daisy Mae is house trained and does well with … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Sammy

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’d like to find a sweet dog for your home, this one might for you. Sammy, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is a 10-year-old Shih Tzu/Mix. He’s currently staying at Greenhill Humane Society and is looking for a forever home. He’s quite the couch potato, but he’s great … Continue reading »

Doggone Easter Egg Hunt

EUGENE, Ore. — Families took their furry friends to a Easter egg hunt Saturday. Around 100 dogs sniffed around Petersen Park to find the 3,000 eggs scattered across he grass. The hunt was a fundraising event for the Greenhill Humane Society. While any dog was welcome to attend the event, most attendees were former shelter … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Garfield

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’d like to find a cat for your home, this one might for you. Garfield, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is an 8-year-old orange domestic shorthair/mix. He’s currently staying at Greenhill Humane Society and is looking for a permanent home. He’s quiet, dignified and not very silly. He … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Frosty

EUGENE, Ore. — Frosty, a black male cat and the KEZI Pet of the Week, is looking for a place to call home. He is currently in foster care through Greenhill Humane Society’s 1st Avenue Shelter. If you’d like to adopt Frosty or volunteer at Greenhill, call 541-844-1777.

Greenhill Responds to Protests

EUGENE, Ore. — Wednesday night and Thursday morning, protesters met outside First Avenue Shelter in Eugene, after they say the shelter was going to euthanize two dogs. Greenhill, which manages First Avenue, has since responded. Cary Lieberman, Greenhill’s Executive Director, noted in an email that the shelter has a 98-percent live rate, and they only … Continue reading »

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 »

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