Pioneering Compassion: 150 Years at the Oregon Humane Society

OHS History vehicle

September 11 – February 28, 2019

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
  • Handicap Accessible Friendly

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205
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Compassion runs deep in our community. For 150 years, the Oregon Humane Society has embodied each generation’s determination to save lives, stop suffering, and bring loving best friends to our families. Best known as a great place to find a furry best friend, Oregon Humane has helped our community overcome pet overpopulation, enact and enforce some of the nation’s strictest animal cruelty laws, educate generations of Oregonians about pet care, and fight with unrelenting diligence for the integrity of all animals. Come see how animal welfare has been at the heart of our community’s life and values since 1868.