Pet stores couldn’t sell dogs or cats under bill moving forward in Oregon Legislature
Supporters say House Bill 2915 would make it harder for unscrupulous puppy mills to find a market for their product.
Animal care dipped to staggering lows as Multnomah County shelter reached crisis, records show
Nearly a dozen interviews by OPB and a review of public records show the Multnomah County animal shelter’s struggles with high staff turnover, overcrowding, poor living conditions for animals and even threats to public safety are long standing issues that can't be fixed without significant changes to shelter operations.
Special rescues help ailing owners find pets’ next home
Who will take your pet when you die?
Oregon Humane Society receives 250 guinea pigs from overwhelmed owner
The Oregon Humane Society in Portland took in 250 guinea pigs Wednesday from an overwhelmed Lane County pet owner.
Eclipse Preparedness | Covering Mass Shootings | Nicole Georges
We learn about a recent survey on how mass shootings are covered in the news, hear about how emergency managers are planning for the eclipse, and then sit down with artist and writer Nicole Georges.
Northwest Veterinarians Warn Overweight Pets Are Up 150 Percent
Banfield Pet Hospital released a report this week, revealing a concerning statistic: One in three pets that visited their facilities last year was diagnosed as being overweight or obese.
Talking Business | Kitzhaber Investigation | Slants' Trademark Case | Good Samaritan Bill
We get updates on business news, The Slants' Supreme Court case, the investigation into former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, and a bill to protect people who break into hot cars to save kids and pets.
For Some Homeless Oregonians, Dogs Are More Than A Luxury
Eugene city leaders recently banned all dogs from the downtown core, except for those belonging to people who live or work there. Critics argue that it unfairly targets homeless people in the area.