Columbia Humane Society is committed to compassionate sheltering by providing a safe haven for animals in transition, advocating to end animal overpopulation through spaying/neutering, and serving our community by promoting responsible pet adoptions.
Columbia Humane Society (CHS) is a no-kill animal shelter located in St. Helens, Columbia County, Oregon.
Columbia Humane Society was established in 1985 to help displaced and neglected cats and dogs find new homes in Columbia County and promote awareness for the need to spay and neuter to humanely control animal population.
Columbia Humane Society is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. CHS does not receive funding from any national or state animal welfare group or government agency. We rely on income from our members, donors, small grants, and fundraising events to operate.
Columbia Humane Society is located in the Holsheimer-Lamar Animal Shelter, along with Columbia County Animal Control. Together we provide a safe haven for animals in transition. Our shelter capacity is approximately 30 kennels for dogs and 60 for cats, including kittens.
Columbia Humane Society operates as a no-kill animal shelter meaning no healthy, adoptable animal shall be euthanized for the purpose of population control or as a solution for animals with correctible behavior problems.
Columbia Humane Society accepts adoptable owner relinquished cats and dogs from Columbia County residents.
We work with other agencies to rescue cats and dogs from animal shelters that would otherwise be euthanized.
All CHS cats and dogs are vaccinated and spayed/neutered. We encourage spaying and neutering for all cats and dogs residing in Columbia County in an effort to end companion pet and feral animal overpopulation.
Columbia Humane Society is passionate about responsible pet adoptions and is committed to finding forever homes for all our adoptable cats and dogs.
In 2011 Columbia Humane Society placed over 550 animals in loving homes; 136 dogs, 60 puppies, 75 cats, and 344 kittens from 78 litters.
Columbia Humane Society provides seasonal low-cost vaccination clinics, low-cost spay and neuter program for qualified low income residents of Columbia County, and dog and cat food to area food banks.
CHS volunteers donate more than 5,000 hours each year. They assist staff with daily shelter operations; provide animal care, training, and socialization; and prepare for and work at fundraising and adoption events.
Columbia Humane Society
2084 Oregon Street
Tuesday–Saturday: 11:00am to 5:00pm
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