Alternatives to Pet Surrender
We understand that situations can arise that may cause you to consider surrendering your pet to the shelter. We also recognize that the human-animal bond is very strong. It's our goal to keep pets and people together if possible.
We offer a variety of resources and programs to try to help keep pets in home. Below are examples of the most common reasons why people consider surrendering their pet.
Moving or cannot find pet friendly housing
Finding rental housing with pets can be difficult. Visit our Pet-Friendly Housing page to help find a list of pet friendly rentals in the Eugene/Springfield area.
Major or ongoing medical issues for pets can be very expensive. There are some funds that are built to assist pet owners with medical expenses. Talk to your vet about what options they have for payment plans or financial assistance. Here are a few organizations that offer resources, CareCredit and Humane Society of the United States.