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March 24, 2016 7:23 pm Published by

Sometimes it takes a few tries but if you stick with us, we usually get it right eventually. Congratulations to our third holiday pit baby to make it official. Ellis joins a big sister dog, big brother cat-who-thinks-he’s-a-dog, and devoted pitbull advocate mama who lost a beloved pup to cancer... Read More



March 24, 2016 7:21 pm Published by

Say what you will about Mondays, this one is going on the books as being pretty damn awesome. Just over a week ago Willa (now Zoey) hitched a ride up to Portland after six weeks in a concerted kennel after who knows how long on the streets. We sent out... Read More



March 24, 2016 7:18 pm Published by

*taps mic* Is this thing on? Because we have a very special adoption to announce. Scott Butts (now Dobby) made it official today – he’s never not having a family again. Dobby joins big (well, older) sister Xena and actual big brother Sarge, who he can’t stop kissing even for... Read More


Lou Little Dude

January 22, 2016 2:04 pm Published by

Lou Little Dude came to us from owners who wanted better for him. He wasn’t adjusting well to a new baby so they asked if we could help find him a more perfect fit. He’s healthy and still has a lot of years left to give. Now he has a... Read More



January 22, 2016 2:02 pm Published by

Warby was found wandering the streets of Elko, NV when he was picked up and taken to the shelter. His owners were contacted but they didn’t want him anymore, so he hitched a ride to Portland with us. Amy is one of our best, most awesome foster homes who wasn’t... Read More



January 22, 2016 2:01 pm Published by

These two beautiful humans met because of – indirectly – our very first OTAT PDX dog, Jude. And now almost exactly one year later in a simple twist of fate they have their own OTAT PDX baby to love on. Please help us give a special congrats to our last... Read More



January 22, 2016 2:00 pm Published by

After 6 weeks of slowly but surely learning what this whole indoor, member of the family thing is all about, Magpie finally has a human to call her own. And with none other than her foster mama and OTAT PDX Director, Juli – who now finally has a dog to... Read More



January 22, 2016 1:58 pm Published by

Sly (now Boomer) is our second Nevada 5, Volume 2 pup to make it official. The combo of his handsome mug and sweet personality made an honest woman out of his babe of a foster ma and we think they look pretty spectacular together. From living on the streets as... Read More



January 22, 2016 1:56 pm Published by

We knew it wouldn’t take long for baby Elon Musk to get adopted, but what we didn’t know is that it’d be with one of our very own. Elon (now Parker) made his foster mama and OTAT PDX assistant director fall in love before anyone else even had the chance... Read More



January 22, 2016 1:54 pm Published by

Ok, Sparrow’s ready to spill the beans: she’s officially a forever dog! Now Henrietta, she has a big brother and body guard, Gus, a gym owner mama, and firefighter dad. They live on tons of property and are always adventuring outdoors. You’re one lucky little lady, Henni. Good girl.