Upcoming WHS Events

Join Willamette Humane Society at one of our upcoming events or fundraisers! This calendar is updated weekly with new happenings. Questions? Email us at events@whs4pets.org!

Shelter Programming and COVID-19: With the health and safety of our animals, staff, volunteers, and shelter visitors in mind, Willamette Humane Society will be canceling or postponing group events at the shelter, according to state government recommendations, for the time being. Please click here for the most current information.


Shelter Storytime (Kids Event)

Spring Sessions Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Concerns
Location: Willamette Humane Society, 4246 Turner Road in Salem

Do you have a child who wants to improve their reading skills or gain confidence? We have shelter dogs and cats who would love to help. Shelter Storytime is a program for kids ages 5 to 11 that connects them directly with shelter pets for community reading hours. Please note you must attending Shelter Storytime Orientation and register for each session. Click here to learn more and view upcoming dates.

For additional information or questions about Shelter Storytime, contact our Humane Education Program at education@whs4pets.org.

WillaMutt Strut 2020—Now Virtual!

Date: Now to June 13, with our virtual celebration on Sunday, June 14
Location: At Home
Registration: Available Online Now!

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 block, or at the park, and then tune in on Sunday, June 14 for our virtual paw-ty on the Willamette Humane Society Facebook page. Registered participants will get their exclusive invite to the virtual celebration soon.

Click here to learn more about participating and support shelter animals with our $25 virtual attendee package, which includes your t-shirt and goody bag. For additional information or questions about WillaMutt Strut, click here or email events@whs4pets.org