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 »

Pet of the Week: Calvin

EUGENE, Ore. – A small, sweet dog is looking for a forever home. Calvin, a 2-year-old, Terrier/mix is currently staying at the Greenhill Humane Society. He’s friendly with other dogs at the shelter, but he does not have a good history with cats. He’s kind of shy when he’s around kids, and he does better … Continue reading »

Program Keeps Pet Population in Check

LORANE, Ore. — Feb. 26 is World Spay Day, which brings awareness about pet overpopulation. In Lane County alone, there are an estimated 20,000 feral cats. But a trap, neuter and release program is working to get the population in check. At Rick Hughes’ home in Lorane, he takes care of 17 feral cats. “I’m … Continue reading »

Animal Shelter Loses Heat

EUGENE, Ore. — Some citizens are outraged over the loss of heat at a local animal shelter. They say the city and the employees at the First Avenue Shelter in Eugene aren’t doing enough to fix it. The city says the shelter and the animals in it are definitely a priority to it and that’s … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Hershey Kiss

EUGENE, Ore. — A local cat is looking for a forever home. Hershey Kiss, a 6-year-old, black, domestic shorthair/mix is staying at Greenhill Humane Society and was our KEZI Pet of the Week. He had been a stray for quite a while before coming to the shelter. If you’d like to adopt Hershey Kiss or … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Diezel

EUGENE, Ore. — Diezel, our Pet of the Week, visited KEZI 9 News This Morning to try to find a new home. This easy-going 9-year-old Rottweiler/Shepherd mix is currently staying at the Greenhill Humane Society. He’s pretty mellow and does well living with female dogs and older kids. He also is good on a leash. … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Zipper

EUGENE, Ore. — This week’s featured pet from Greenhill Humane Society is Zipper, a 8-year-old male Terrier/Beagle mix. Zipper is great with other dogs and cats and does best in a home with older, calm kids. He also likes to cuddle and spend time with people. If you’d like to adopt Zipper, call Greenhill Humane Society … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Phoebe

EUGENE, Ore. — This week’s featured pet from Greenhill Humane Society is Phoebe, a 5-year-old female Terrier, American Pit Bull/Mix. She loves playing with toys and showing off her neat tricks. Phoebe needs a kitty-free home. She has a lot of energy and loves going on fun runs and other adventures. If you’d like to adopt Phoebe, … Continue reading »

Greenhill Humane Complaints Mount

EUGENE, Ore. — People upset with the Greenhill Humane Society-Lane County Animal Services merger packed Monday night’s city council meeting. They say volunteers who work at the First Avenue Animal Shelter, formerly LCAS, get to work in the morning and find the dogs haven’t been let out all night. It’s another in a long list … Continue reading »

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