Top Dog Winner - Pet Event
May 12, 2012 at Waterfront Park in Portland, OR
Benefits Oregon Humane Society
Proprietor: Sharon Harmon, Executive Director
1067 NE Columbia Blvd. Portland, OR
Philosophy/Mission: 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.
Claim to Fame/Signature Product or Service: Founded in 1868, OHS is not affiliated with any national animal organization (such as the Humane Society of the United States or the ASPCA) and received no tax dollars to operate the Northwest’s oldest and largest humane society. OHS found homes for more than 11,523 pets last year, investigated over 1,000 animal cruelty complaints, and brought humane education programs to nearly 13,000 Oregon youths.