Oregon Humane Society takes pets amid hurricane


Dozens of pets from a rescue center in Oklahoma are coming to OHS to make room for pets from hurricane-impacted zones

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Oregon Humane Society is helping relieve shelters in the path of Hurricane Dorian.

The OHS will take in 49 dogs and 25 cats from a rescue center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The animals are expected to arrive Thursday morning.

The rescue center in Tulsa will now have room to take in animals from shelters directly impacted by the hurricane if necessary.

More than 130 staff and volunteers at OHS are also on standby to go to disaster zones if they are needed.

If you want to add a new dog, puppy, cat or kitten into your family, you can visit the OHS website or visit the shelter at 1067 NE Columbia Boulevard.

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