Buffy the Asthma Slayer

Buffy the Asthma Slayer

There’s no worse feeling than knowing your animal needs help, but not knowing if you’ll be able to afford it. For many of us, the price of preliminary testing can represent the extent of our expendable income, let alone the cost associated with a treatment plan…

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Foster Spotlight: Nash

Foster Spotlight: Nash

When Nash sits, his head comes up to Charlie’s waist. He always wants to be in the line of sight and perks up when Cami and Charlie look at him, often using the classic head tilt to show that he’s really interested in what they’re saying…

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Community Spotlight: Kelly Carmody

Community Spotlight: Kelly Carmody

Generosity runs in the Carmody family, that much is evident. We’ve been fortunate enough to have Kelly’s sister volunteering with us. You can imagine how excited we were when Kelly offered her photography skills…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Sally & Jeff Earll

Volunteer Spotlight: Sally & Jeff Earll

When Sally and Jeff decided to become dog foster parents, their research into Portland’s rescue community led them to Animal Aid. “We prefer volunteering for a smaller organization. A small family can have a big impact…

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Tips From The Vet: Navigating Reopening

Tips From The Vet: Navigating Reopening

My article for the last newsletter was about keeping your pets, yourselves, and your children safely occupied during the “stay at home” order. Here we are now already very cautiously starting to emerge from that…

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Happy Tails: Amara

Happy Tails: Amara

Cats have creative ways to get what they want—their favorite kibble, a special place to soak up the sun, or even a human to be their forever friend. When Stephen Day became an administrative volunteer for Animal Aid, he wasn’t thinking about adoption…

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Racism exists. Our system is inequitable. Black Lives Matter. We should have shared these words before now—not just during the weeks preceding, or in past years. They should have been a part of the mission of our organization since day one.

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Front Porch Pooches

Front Porch Pooches

We can’t thank Kelly Carmody Photography enough for these amazing front porch photos of our current and former foster dogs! We hope these pooches and their sweet families bring a smile to your face and laughter and love to your heart.

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Spring 2020 Heartstrings Happy Tail: Neil

Spring 2020 Heartstrings Happy Tail: Neil

This is a big one, everyone: At nine years old, Neil has been with Animal Aid since he was one! As a Heartstrings Pet, Neil was a harder-to-place dog in search of his meant-to-be companion. Over the past year…

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Spring 2020 Happy Tails: Tilly

Spring 2020 Happy Tails: Tilly

Tilly was battling kennel cough and a poor appetite, her damaged eye had to be removed, she needed a dental, and at around 12 years old, she still needed to be spayed. It was during this final operation that the vet discovered tumor cells…

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