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Pets are People Too: New Portals for Cats At the animal shelter

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: New Portals for Cats At the animal shelter

By Jennifer Keene No, we aren’t talking about an opening to another dimension or a popular video game. The portals we are so excited about are basically doorways between cat kennels. Portals double the space each cat has and allows them to have a bathroom area separate from their living and dining area. For cats […]

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Pets are People Too: County gives new Kevlar vests for Animal Services Officers

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: County gives new Kevlar vests for Animal Services Officers

By Jennifer Keene Many people don’t realize that Washington County Animal Services Officers interact daily with one of the most dangerous and aggressive species on the plant – other humans. While a big part of their job is certainly capturing animals in order to hopefully reunite them with their owners, officers are also responsible for […]

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Pets are People Too: Back to school for pets

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Back to school for pets

By Jennifer Keene September is back to school time for kids everywhere and that often signals big changes for pets too. Pets in families with school aged children may benefit from having more attention during the summer and can feel the loss of that when things get back to normal in the fall. Here are […]

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Pets are People Too: Give Your Cat the Best Summer Ever

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Give Your Cat the Best Summer Ever

By Jennifer Keene Consider a Catio to help your best feline friends enjoy this summer to the fullest. What is a catio? A catio is an outdoor enclosure for cats to safely enjoy fresh air, optimal sunbeams and the sights and sounds of nature all year round, while protecting them from cat fights, disease, cars, […]

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Pets are People Too: Dogs on parade!

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Dogs on parade!

By Jennifer Keene Celebrate the animal shelter Dogs on Parade is July 24th and it is the Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter’s biggest night of the year! Held at the Hillsboro Tuesday Night Market in downtown Hillsboro, Dogs on Parade is a chance for us to connect with our community. Kim Maus from KPTV will once […]

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Pets are People Too: Summer safety tips for pets & their owners

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Summer safety tips for pets & their owners

By Jennifer Keene Summer is our busiest time of year here at the Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter. While we certainly don’t want to be bored, we’d love to prevent some of the things that put animals in danger. Pets on the Loose Our busiest day of the year is the 4th of July. Many pets […]

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Pets are People Too: Unusual Animals Are Reunited at Bonnie Hays

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Unusual Animals Are Reunited at Bonnie Hays

By Jennifer Keene The Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter is Washington County’s lost and found for pets. Most of the time, that means dogs and cats with the occasional bunny or guinea pig. As more and more people in our community license their dogs, microchip their pets, keep their cats safe at home, and generally be […]

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