Kids Learn Lessons at Humane Society

TANGENT, Ore. — A group of elementary school students made some new friends Wednesday in Tangent. It’s all part of the Safe Haven Humane Society’s day camp where kids get to learn more about animals: for example, what to do when they approach a new animal. They also learn about responsibility, safety, kindness, and compassion. Kids … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Bruiser

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Bruiser is looking for a great, cat-free home. He is a large, 8-year-old, Boxer mix. The folks at Greenhill say Bruiser doesn’t live up to his name. He is sweet and adorable, and fits the name “Kisser” a little better. Bruiser enjoys his daily walks, and … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Francis

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Francis is looking for high-energy new home. Francis is a large, 3-year-old Terrier, American Pit Bull mix. She’d prefer to be the only dog in the house, but does well with dog-savvy cats. Francis would do great in a home with children 12 years and … Continue reading »

Reuniting Lost Pets With Owners

EUGENE, Ore. — First Avenue Shelter is working to re-unite lost dogs and cats with their owners Saturday after some pets startled by fireworks ran away from their homes. The shelter said this is the busiest time of the year for them and even though the Fourth of July was yesterday, they expect people will … Continue reading »

Foster Cats For Your Business

CORVALLIS, Ore. — If you are looking to add a friend to your business, or hoping to connect with customers better, a cat might be the answer. The Heartland Humane Society in Corvallis is looking for businesses to participate in its new program called “Cat About Town,” where businesses foster care for cats. The Humane … Continue reading »

Bow Wow Around Town in Cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The Humane Society of Cottage Grove will host its 7th Annual Bow Wow Around Town. The nonprofit will host the event on Saturday, September 21 at Prospector Park. It runs from 10-11:30 a.m. and registration starts at 9:30 a.m. The event will have 2 mile loop walk, door prizes, refreshments and … Continue reading »

PK Park Celebrates Dog Days of Summer

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Emeralds invited everyone to bring their dogs to Tuesday’s game for the Dog Days of Summer event. For $2 people could purchase a “Pooch Pass” in addition to their game tickets. “It’s a lot of fun to bring your pets and share them with everybody and enjoy a baseball game,” … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Rue

EUGENE, Ore. — A local dog is looking for a forever home. Rue, a 1-year-old, Terrier, American Pit Bull/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 Rue or volunteer … Continue reading »

Animal Shelter Raises Concerns

EUGENE, Ore. — Management of 1st Avenue Shelter recently shifted from Lane County Animal Services to the Greenhill Humane Society, and that transition has raised concerns for at least one local animal welfare group. The organization No Kill Lane County gathered on Wednesday to question practices at the shelter, arguing that Greenhill should be more … Continue reading »