Feral Cats

Feral Cats Feral cats sadly do not have much of a future unless you or someone you know is willing to take on the role of caregiver. The caregiver is committed to feeding the cats on a permanent basis, ensures they are spayed/neutered, and may provide additional shelter and provides ongoing healthcare as needed. Unlike […]

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Urban Hiking with Dogs in the Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area East Esplanade Dist: 3.2 mi Elev Gain: 100ft easy Walk right along the Willamette River with views of downtown riverfront. Cross the Steel and Hawthorne bridges. Take in the Saturday Market… [ more info ] Forest Park Dist: 3mi & up Elev Gain: 200ft – 800ft moderate The largest forested urban park in the United States (approx […]

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Dog Mountain

Dog Mountain Distance: 6.9 miles loop Elevation Gain: 2800ft Difficulty: strenuous Fees/Permits: NW Forest Pass Summary: A popular hike through forest and meadows while taking in views of Mt. Hood and Mt. St. Helens. Trailhead [map]: Trailhead is on north side of Washington State Highway 14 at milepost 53. Approximately 12 miles east from Bridge of the Gods. Click for… Additional Trail […]

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Sandy River Delta Hike

Sandy River Delta Hike Distance: 4.2 miles Elevation Gain: 100ft Difficulty: easy Fees/Permits: none Summary: No real trails, but plenty of footpaths and old roads to explore. This is a popular place to let your dogs off-leash. Trailhead [map]: From PDX east on I-84 to Exit 18. Loop around to a stop sign. Turn right drive under the freeway and park […]

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Local Pet Related News

Portland-area pets for adoption July 25 (photos) 25 Jul 2017 | 12:00 pmAnimals currently available for adoption at local shelters.… Dogs of all shapes and sizes converge in Hillsboro 18 Jul 2017 | 10:05 pmFun was in the air as dogs converged in Hillsboro to take part in “Dogs on Parade,” a fundraising event to […]

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Portland and Local Animal Control Agencies

Portland and Local Animal Control Agencies Clackamas County Dog Services (503) 655-8628 Clark County Animal Control (WA) (360) 397-2488 Columbia County Animal Control (503) 397-3935 Multnomah County Animal Services (503) 988-7387 Washington County Animal Services (503) 846-7041 Additional Animal Control Agencies: Oregon Washington

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East Esplanade

East Esplanade Distance: 3.2 miles Elevation Gain: 100ft Difficulty: easy Fees/Permits: none Summary: Walk right along the Willamette River with views of downtown riverfront. Cross the Steel and Hawthorne bridges. Take in the Saturday Market. Trailhead [map]: SE Water Ave & Hawthorne Blvd. Free street parking as well as paid lots available. Click for… Additional Trail Information Don’t Forget…Safe Hiking Tips […]

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Horse Tail Falls Loop

Horse Tail Falls Loop Distance: 2.6 miles Elevation Gain: 610ft Difficulty: easy Fees/Permits: none Summary: This stunning hike starts with a waterfall at the trailhead and leads you to the backside of a waterfall looking out towards the Gorge. It is a popular, therefore crowded hike, so you will need to be able to navigate your dog through crowds […]

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24 Hour Emergency Veterinary Clinics

24hr Emergency Vet Clinics & Poison Control Emergency Vet Clinics Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital 1945 NW Pettygrove • Portland, OR 97209 (503) 228-7281 VCA Southeast Portland Animal Hospital 13830 SE Stark St. • Portland, OR 97233 (503) 255-8139 Tualatin Emergency Veterinary Clinic Note: Night and Weekend hours only 19314 SW Mohave Ct. • Tualatin, […]

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Hoyt Arboretum

Hort Arboretum Distance: 1, 2 and & 4mile Elevation Gain: 100ft Difficulty: easy Fees/Permits: none Summary: An urban oasis in Washington Park boasting trees from around the world. Several self-guided hikes available (see website). Trailhead [map]: Visitor Center is at 4000 SW Fairview Blvd. Near the Zoo off of Hwy 26 & Canyon Rd. Click for… Additional Trail Information Don’t Forget…Safe Hiking […]

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