Special Events

WillaMutt Strut Goes Virtual!

This year, WillaMutt Strut is going virtual! We’re committed to the health of our pets, people, and community. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in Oregon, this year’s WillaMutt Strut is transitioning to a virtual, participate-at-home run and walk. Strut your stuff at home, around the … Continue reading

Snuggle Kittens and Drink Beer: January 7

Start off the new year with kitten snuggles and local brews—all for a good cause. Join Willamette Humane Society on January 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for our monthly Kittens and Beer event at Santiam Brewing. We’ll have small kittens for you to cuddle for a … Continue reading

Prepare Your Pet for Instagram Fame

When families adopt adorable dogs or cats (including kitty Esperanza here), they often ask us how to get those sweet faces in front of more people. What makes photos really pop? And how can we get started with Instagram? If you’ve asked these questions, our … Continue reading

Shelter Storytime: Reading is Fun for Everyone

When it comes to reading, practice makes perfect. But as many parents know, getting kids to love reading isn’t always easy.  Our newest program for kids, Shelter Storytime, just might do the trick. We’re encouraging kids age 5 to 11 to come read to shelter … Continue reading

Join us for Yoga, Beer, and Pups on Aug. 22

Start practicing your downward dog move! WHS is teaming up with Capitol Subaru, Santiam Brewing Co., and Yoga + Beer founder Mikki Trowbridge for a special yoga class on August 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. The hour-long class will be hosted at Capitol Subaru of … Continue reading

Caturday Barket Shop-Paw-Looza (Aug. 11th)

Looking for the perfect handmade gift for a special someone? Hoping to browse products made by Scentsy, Tupperware, Paparazzi, and more? Seeking out opportunities to support shelter dogs and cats? This is the event for you. Our inaugural Caturday Barket will be held at Willamette Humane … Continue reading

Join Us for a Low-Cost Dog Vaccine Event

Keeping your dog protected is an important part of your job as a caretaker. But keeping up with veterinary appointments and licensing requirements isn’t always easy. We can help. We’re holding a low-cost vaccine and licensing event, in concert with Marion County Dog Shelter, on … Continue reading