Visit our website to learn all about the Oregon Humane Society!

The Oregon Humane Society (OHS) is located in Portland, Oregon. OHS was established in 1868, and is one of the oldest animal welfare organizations in the country. You can learn more about our organization and history here.

OHS is not affiliated with any local or national humane society or animal rescue groups. OHS is 100% funded by donors--we receive no funding from taxes; no government support.

Our Mission Statement
To foster an environment of respect, responsibility, and compassion for all animals through education, legislation, and leadership. To care for the homeless, to defend the abused, and to fight with unrelenting diligence for recognition of the integrity of all animals.