Helping Pets Through the Thunder

EUGENE, Ore. — Many woke up to the sound of thunder shaking their windows and homes Sunday morning, but it wasn’t just people who were startled by the noise. The Greenhill Humane Society says the rules involving pets and thunder are pretty similar to those regarding fireworks, and pet owners should be well-prepared. Sasha Elliott … Continue reading »

Take Your Dog to Work Day

EUGENE, Ore. — Friday is Take Your Dog to Work Day, and some furry faces stole hearts a day early to get ready. Columbia Bank on Green Acres Road in Eugene hosted an adoption event for the Greenhill Humane Society. Organizers say besides finding homes for loving pets, the event was a good reminder about … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Mundo

EUGENE, Ore. – Mundo, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society waiting for a new family. Mundo is a 3-year-old Beagle/Pug. He has high energy, enjoys romping around and going for walks, and is looking for an active home with children ages 6 or older. If you’re interested in … Continue reading »

Interview: Pets in Hot Cars

EUGENE, Ore — The City of Eugene Animal Services Manager, Kelly Darnell joined us Thursday to remind us of the dangers of leaving our precious pets in cars. With temperatures in the mid 70s summer is quickly approaching and leaving Fido in the car unattended can be dangerous.

Eugene Ranks As Pet Friendly

EUGENE, Ore. — Dogs who live in Eugene are among the most pampered in the country, according to a new national ranking. Livability.com ranks Eugene as the sixth most pet friendly city in the U.S. This ranking is based on the amount of dog parks, pet stores, and pet friendly trails. The owner of Nature’s … Continue reading »

Help for Pets of the Homeless

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of homeless pets are healthier today after receiving free vet services from a local non-profit. The organization is called Pro-Bone-O. Today it helped treat around 50 pets whose owners are homeless living in Lane County. Those owners say this resource has been a life saver because they wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading »

The Dog Days of Winter

EUGENE, Ore. — Just because your dogs and cats have fur doesn’t mean it’s safe to leave them out in freezing weather. In fact, veterinarians say domestic animals aren’t much better at surviving these sort of temperatures than we are. Dr. Sean Barrett at Santa Clara Animal Hospital says dogs and cats shouldn’t be outdoors … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Maple

EUGENE, Ore. — For this week’s Pet of the Week, Maple stopped by KEZI 9 News This Morning. Maple is a five-year-old Pomeranian-Chihuahua mix. She is good with other dogs and cats, but families should have children older than 12 years old. If you’re interested in adopting Maple, contact the Greenhill Humane Society at (541) 689-1503. … 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 »

Police Remind to Not Leave Pets in Cars

EUGENE, Ore. — As temperatures soar this summer, it’s important to keep pets safe from heat exposure. Animal welfare officers say they have been responding to numerous calls regarding dogs left in hot cars. Eugene Police say one of the most dangerous places to be in the heat, is a car. On a day like … Continue reading »

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