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Bend shelter seeks holiday help for homeless animals


During the season of giving, remember the homeless, abused and neglected animals in our community. There are holiday opportunities to help the nearly 4,000 animals cared for by the Humane Society of Central Oregon each year.

Humane Society Wish Trees: Wish Trees are the Humane Society of Central Oregon’s annual drive for donations to meet the needs of over 3,000 animals cared for each year. Visit one of HSCO’s wish trees and choose an ornament which lists an item that is needed. The Wish Trees can be found in Bend at the Humane Society of Central Oregon Animal Shelter (61170 SE 27 th St.), HSCO Thrift Store (61220 S. Highway 97), Birkenstock of Bend (836 NW Wall St.). Wish tree donors receive 15% off purchase at Birkenstock of Bend when three items are brought to Birkenstock. The wish list is also available on-line at or by calling 541 382-3537.

Humane Society of Central Oregon Adoption Gift Certificates are available for the pet lover on your list.

Humane Society of Central Oregon Thrift Store Gift Cards are available at the Thrift Store at 61220 South Highway 97 in Bend. The Thrift Store directly supports the programs and services the shelter provides the animals and people of our community.

Designer ID Tags are the perfect gift for a quick and safe return of a companion animal. Custom ID tags are available at the Humane Society of Central Oregon animal shelter in a variety of designs to fit any pet’s personality.

A donation in honor of or in memory of a beloved companion animal or person is the purrfect gift. All donations are tax-deductible.

The Humane Society of Central Oregon has been caring for the animals and people in our community for 52 years. The organization is a private, non-profit that is not supported by national or state organizations. The Humane Society of Central Oregon relies on donations by compassionate people and businesses to continue its work on behalf of the animals. All contributions are tax-deductible.

For more information call 541 382-3537 or visit The Humane Society of Central Oregon is open Monday through Friday 10:00 and to 5:30 pm and Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The shelter is located just south of Reed Market Road on 27 th Street in Bend.

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