The Oregon Humane Society is the Northwest's oldest and largest humane society, with one of the highest adoption rates in the nation. Founded in 1868, OHS receives no government funds for its adoption, education and animal cruelty investigation programs.
- OHS finds homes for more than 11,000 pets a year.
- OHS Humane Officers rescue neglected and abused animals, investigating about 1,000 criminal reports annually.
- The OHS medical team provides free and low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for thousands of pets owned by low-income families.
- In the state capitol, OHS is the driving force behind efforts to improve laws that protect animals and punish offenders.
- OHS receives no tax dollars.
- OHS does not receive any portion of dues or donations paid to national organizations.
- OHS operates independently of any other shelter group.
For more information, visit our website at: www.oregonhumane.org