Wildlife

A Rabid Bat Was Found in Northeast Portland

Because 2021 isn't done with us yet.

09/15/2021 By Julia Silverman

Pets

At a Loss This Weekend? May We Suggest a Catio Tour?

The 9th annual Catio Tour, hosted by the Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon and the Portland Audubon, seeks to inspire cat owners to build their own catio.

09/10/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pets

Meet Our Portland Monthly Pups

It's National Dog Day, so we're showing off our PoMo pups.

08/26/2021 With Portland Monthly Staff

Pets

The Instagram Dogs of PDX Airport's Mass Vaccination Site

Take your pup when you get your shot and make them famous.

04/29/2021 By Margaret Seiler and Julia Silverman

fashion news

The Portland Pickles Have Announced a Pet Clothing Line. We Want More.

The baseball team's new cute outfits for Fido and Fluffy are making us dream of more pet fashion possibilities.

03/03/2021 By Eden Dawn

Rodentia

The Great Guinea Pig Pilgrimage of 2020

Some 250 of these furry pets were discovered in a one-bedroom apartment in Lane County, from whence they journeyed this week.

12/20/2020 With Ainslee Dicken

Animal House

So You Adopted a Pet During the Pandemic?

The Pixie Project has some advice for you.

09/20/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Furry Fun

Dogs Can Do Social Distancing, Too

Guide Dogs for the Blind has some very good dogs.

03/20/2020 By Fiona McCann

Film

5 Portland Films to Watch This Valentine's Day

Your homegrown best bets for a holiday screening, no matter what V-Day means to you.

02/12/2020 By Conner Reed

Pet News

You Can Now Put Your Dog in a Climate-Controlled Shelter While You Shop

Brooklyn-based DogSpot—a short term Airbnb for your pup—is now available at three Portland-area Zupan's.

08/07/2019 By Kiva Hanson

Books

A New Supervillain Warlord Hits Oregon—and Purrs

Meet Klawde, Feline High Commander of the planet Lyttyrboks and protagonist of a new middle-grade series by Portland's Emily Chenoweth and New Jersey's Johnny Marciano.

02/20/2019 By Wriik Maui

Science

Wolf. Dog. What’s the Difference?

A pair of scientists chase canine evolution deep into DNA.

10/17/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

I've Made a Terrible Mistake

Portland Confession: I Tried to Breed Backyard Goats

“The stud goat made lewd tongue gestures at our doe and spent most of his waking hours urinating in his own face.”

06/19/2018 By Kat Merck

Animal House

Happy 150th Birthday, Oregon Humane Society!

Portland's Hufflepuff cred goes way back.

06/19/2018 By Amy Martin

Woof!

Does Your Dog Have What It Takes to Lead a Parade?

Wannabe canine grand marshals, line up.

04/25/2018 By Christine Menges

Fancy Feasts

A Portland Pet Food Brand Goes Full Locavore

The sustainable line of products includes gluten-free biscuits and camping-friendly meal pouches.

02/27/2018 By Amy Martin

Animal Therapy

Meet Portland's Instagram-Famous Golden Retriever

Scout gets all the likes.

01/30/2018 By Eleanor Van Buren

Pet Health

This Mobile Vet Clinic Will Serve Portland-Area Pets in Need

Starting in 2018, Pongo One will provide critical medical care to pets owned by vulnerable populations throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington.

12/20/2017 By Anya Rehon

Peak Goat?

In Portland, You Can Get a Flower Bouquet Delivered by Goats

And then they'll devour it before your very eyes.

11/10/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson