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Update: Shelter Services and COVID-19

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 services daily (Monday through Sunday) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

To adopt a petplease visit this page for the step-by-step processPlease note! We’re currently receiving more than 3X the usual volume of adoption inquiries and our team is working hard to follow up with all potential pet parents. Thank you for your patience, understanding, and kindness during this time!

If you need to surrender an animal or bring in a stray, please schedule an appointment with our Customer Service Team by calling and leaving a message at 503-585-5900 (select option #1) or by emailing Currently, we are only able to schedule assessment appointments for dogs on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

The downtown WHS Thrift Store is open for shopping and donations. Click here for additional information and current hours. 

The WHS Behavior and Training Program is helping you train safely with small, socially distance classes, as well as individual and virtual training. Click here to learn more.

The WHS Spay and Neuter Clinic is closed to the public until further notice. In addition, onsite shelter events and programs are canceled for the foreseeable future.

The well-being of our animals, our staff, our volunteers, and the communities we serve remains our top priority. Thank you for your continued understanding, support, and cooperation. You can support shelter pets during this time by purchasing an item from our Amazon Wish List or by making a donation

Last updated on February 18, 2021 

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