One Tail at a Time | PDX makes a lifetime commitment to provide each of our dogs with a safe, loving forever home. Make a donation or support by one of the ways listed below to help us save more lives. All donations are tax deductible.

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Checks and in-kind donations can be sent to our mailing address:
One Tail at a Time | PDX
P.O. Box 11044
Portland, OR 97211

TAX ID/EIN: 81-5244538

Dedicated Funds

To make a donation to support a specific area of programming, donate below:

Sheila’s Cookie Jar

Donate to promote the well being, safety and care of older dogs

Sheila’s Cookie Jar is a fund for senior dog care. In honor of Sheila, who came to OTAT PDX at 9 years old after her original guardian passed away, this fund helps us commit to more senior dogs with health issues and make adoptions more equitable. Give a senior dog the retirement they deserve by putting some bread in Sheila’s Cookie Jar.

Theo’s Fund

Donate to keep medically fragile dogs in their forever homes

Theo came down with parvovirus soon after he was adopted, needing emergency vet care. As an adult dog who was fully vaccinated, this was unusual and required unexpected expenses of his new adopter. We stepped in to help and established Theo’s Fund, a veterinary care grant available to OTAT PDX adopters in order to help with surprise but necessary costs, allowing dogs to stay in their forever homes.

Robbie’s Fund

Donate to so we can say YES to dogs that are medically fragile

Robbie arrived to us in January 2019 from Kauai Humane Society and quickly began showing signs of leptospirosis. For five long days we poured into Robbie whatever she needed, never having to say no because of money all thanks to our generous donors. To ensure that’s always the case, we established Robbie’s Fund for dogs who need emergency medical treatment so that we can give them the fighting chance they deserve. We like to think it’s what Robbie would have wanted.

Ollie’s Fund

Donate so behaviorally-complex dogs can reach their full potential
All dogs are good dogs, but some are behaviorally complex and need additional training support to reach their full potential. Donate to Ollie’s Fund and provide a good dog with the chance to be their best self. We only employ and condone humane, science-based training methods by CPDT-KA certified trainers.


What Your Donation Means To a Shelter Dog:

  • $25 provides two weeks of healthy dog food
  • $75 covers treatment for kennel cough, parasites, or other common shelter illnesses
  • $150 offsets costs of routine spay/neuter surgery, microchipping, and vaccinations
  • $300 defrays treatment costs of extensive medical issues, such as for heartworm, pneumonia, or surgery
  • $500 assists with saving an entire family, both the at-risk mother and her babies



Become a OTAT PDX member by signing up for recurring donations and receive a new member gift, access to our private community facebook group for exclusive updates and resources, a monthly newsletter, early access to special event ticket sales, and invites to private events such as puppy parties and our family reunion picnic.



Wish List: Help us stretch our dollars further by contributing an item from our wish list

Shop a Retail Partner: Shop these retail partners and support our foster dogs, plus receive a discount when buying for (past, present, and future) OTAT PDX dogs:

Corporate and Planned Giving

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Planned Giving: Create a legacy of care with a bequest or planned gift. For more information, contact us at


One Tail at a Time PDX is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.


One Tail at a Time PDX
Post Office Box 11044
Portland, OR 97211

TAX ID/EIN: 81-5244538

Thank you to our donors!