Fostering: A Fun Family Affair

– Posted in: Articles & Posts

by Grace King / Published May 8, 2019 My name is Grace (that's me in the middle of the pic) and I’m in eighth grade and my family has been fostering for OFOSA for three years. My family fosters both cats and dogs. My family’s first foster was a pregnant cat who gave birth in my older sister’s closet. Her name is Julia and she [...]

Number 72…A Second Chance at Life

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by Stephanie East / Published May 1, 2019 Number 72. Before I meet a foster, before I get to know their personality, they represent a number on a list of foster dogs that I have had over the years. I've been fostering off and on for several years, starting in the Central Valley of California where many of our fosters come from. Since fostering in [...]

On Fostering: “I could never foster; I would get too attached.”

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by Jenn Coffman / Published April 24, 2019   My name is Jenn Coffman, and my family has been fostering mamas and their puppies for 4 1/2 years.  In that time our home has hosted very nearly 300 dogs.  Fostering has become part of our daily lives. I hear the above statement every time someone finds out what I do. I understand. I do get [...]

I don’t foster because it is easy…

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by Tracy Van Raden / Published April 8, 2019   My husband and I started volunteering for OFOSA eight years ago.  The first two years we committed to being kennel helpers and dog walkers. During those two years, we learned a lot about OFOSA'S mission and dedication to saving as many animals as they could from being euthanized just because shelters were overcrowded. We decided [...]

Puppies & Kittens Love Cozy New Homes

– Posted in: Adoption Event
Rescue Pup sleeping

This is a special time of year to bring a new furry companion into your family. Sunday, November 12th, National Adoption Weekend dog availability: PetSmart – Wilsonville: Address: 8315 SW Jack Burns Blvd. Wilsonville, OR 97070 Dogs: Hawkins, Luna, Dusty, Pinky, Marigold, Marsha, Peter, Marian, Humphrey. Cinnamon, Jack Louie, Dolly Available but not attending today is: Maestro, Victoria, Cross   Other rescue partners involved in this NAW are: *Animal [...]

Pet Food & Supply Drive by Zain Haroon, Troop 855

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Dog & Cat just Chillin'

Boy Scout, Zain Haroon is on the trail to becoming an Eagle Scout. His journey so far has been hard and tedious at times, but he says that it has helped him become a better person and he is proud of who he is today. OFOSA is pleased to help Zain reach his goals of becoming an Eagle Scout and very appreciative of him helping us [...]

Happy 15 Year Anniversary OFOSA!

– Posted in: 15 Year Anniversary Fundraiser

Since 2002, OFOSA has rescued over 15,000 cats and dogs from high kill shelters in the Pacific NW and California, nurtured them back to health with expert medical care and found loving families to adopt them. This lifesaving work is only possible because of supporters like you. And even though, most of the work is done by volunteers, we still have about $13,000 in animal [...]

We have Lots of Puppies & Kittens!

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Puppy Palooza & Kitty Kraze

There has been a baby boom at OFOSA! Several weeks ago we rescued several pregnant mammas and now we're overflowing with beautiful puppies and kittens. Come find your perfect puppy and cutest kitty on Saturday, June 24th. from 11am-4pm. Puppies will be at PetSmart Tanasbourne and Kitties will be at PetSmart Cedarhills. This is a great time to add a furry companion to your family because [...]

Adopt Some Louisiana Love

– Posted in: Dog Rescue

Adopt Some Louisiana LOVE. Help save the life of a Louisiana flood pup. Many of you have heard about the recent floods in Louisiana that have forced many families to become separated from their pets. Unfortunately, many of them were not tagged or microchipped and could not be returned to their Louisiana families. Anytime there is a surge of animals added to a shelter system, [...]

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