Make a shelter pet’s holiday bright at Willamette Humane Society. Choose one (or more) easy ways to support with our list below. Questions? We’re here to help! Email us at Make a financial donat...

10 Ways to Help Shelter Pets this Holiday Season

This week's post is packed full of wonderful dog news! There were SIX fantastic adoptions to report, three exceptional dogs featured who are waiting for just the right homes, and a happy update. Sit down, relax, and read...

This Week’s Featured Adoptable Dogs

By Dr. Jackie Harter, DVMVeterinarian, Willamette Humane Society Since I first started volunteering at Willamette Humane Society in 2004, doing physical examinations on shelter animals, things have changed a lot.  I...

Senior Kitties: Special Needs, Then and Now

We know this year has been a challenge. If a new vehicle is on your to-do list before January, you have a unique opportunity to share the love with shelter pets at Willamette Humane Society. Thanks to the generosity of C...

Share the Love with Shelter Pets and Subaru this Winter

With the news about coronavirus (COVID-19) changing rapidly, Willamette Humane Society is taking precautions to ensure the health and well-being of our pets and people. Currently, the shelter is offering appointment-only...

Shelter Operations and COVID-19

By Nichole Myers-Youngquist, CPDT-KA, WHS Behavior & Training Instructor More of us are working from home during the pandemic, and we’re all looking for companionship. Did you tackle your sense of loneliness with a n...

Socialization in a Pandemic: Planning Ahead for Puppies
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We invite you to view adoptable animals on our site and then visit the shelter in person to get to know them better. You just might find your new friend for life!


Volunteers are vital to the day-to-day success and the well-being of our animals. Would you like to help make a difference in the lives of animals?


Donations from generous people like you enable Willamette Humane Society (WHS) to rescue, rehabilitate, and find homes for thousands of animals every year.

Lost & Found Pets

Search for found pets in the shelter, browse photos of pets found in the community, learn where you can look for your pet, or file a lost pet report.

Behavior & Training

Do you need advice or training classes to improve your dog’s manners or skills? Register for our affordable dog-training classes.

Spay & Neuter Clinic

Do you need low-cost, high-quality spay or neuter surgery for a dog or cat, or even a stray cat? Our Spay & Neuter Clinic is there for you!

Thrift Store

Every time you shop at the downtown Willamette Humane Society Thrift Store, you support the pets.

Surrenders & Strays

Make an appointment to surrender a pet, check on walk-in availability, or bring in a stray.

Summer Camps

Help us create the next generation of animal lovers! Browse our current seasonal youth camps.