Pet of the Week: Bryce

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Bryce, is looking for a high-energy forever home. He is a large, 5-year-old, Lab mix. He is loving dog that is very well behaved and know a lot of tricks. He needs to be the pet in the home with children 16 years or … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Violet

EUGENE, Ore. — Violet, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society right now waiting for a forever home. Violet is a 1-year-old pit bull mix. She does well with kids who are 12 years old and older due to her high activity level. Violet will do best in a … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Corndog

EUGENE, Ore. – If you’d like a big cat with a calm personality, this guys for you. Corndog, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is an 8-year-old black, short-haired cat. Corndog is a calm cat that would be good for almost every home. He needs a little help losing some weight, but is … 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: 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: 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 »

Crews Donate Defibrillators for Animals

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two local vet hospitals now have a better chance at saving the lives of our furry friends, thanks to the Eugene Fire Department. Staff at the Springfield Emergency Vet Hospital on Q Street were looking for defibrillators for their four-legged patients, but they were costly. So workers reached out to the fire … Continue reading »

Mobile PET/CT Scanner Saves Patients’ Time, Travel Money

By Heather Turner MID-VALLEY, Ore. — A new mobile PET/CT scanner is saving mid-valley cancer patients’ time and travel money by making it more convenient to get tests and results. Corvallis Moving and Storage pulls the mobile unit around to Samaritan Health Services hospitals in the mid-valley on a weekly basis. It saves patients the … Continue reading »