Furry Friends

Purringtons Cat Lounge Offers Senior Citizens and Veterans a Paw-Some Deal

Portland’s cat cafe lets certain visitors enjoy the health benefits of feline companionship for only $4.

10/18/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Light a Fire 2017: Extraordinary Volunteer

Portlander Alan Koch and Maggie the Dog Bring Furball Therapy to All

For Our House regulars, one’s ready to talk, one’s ready to snuggle.

10/16/2017 By Margaret Seiler

Chicken Feels

In Portland, Your Pet Chicken Can Get Reiki

Scratch at least one societal problem off the list, thank God.

10/16/2017 By Wyatt Stayner

Pets

The Uber of Pet Care: An On-Demand Veterinary Service Comes to Portland

VetPronto offers all the examination room services of veterinary clinics, minus the stressful trip across town.

01/26/2017 By Regan Breeden

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Our Pets, Ourselves

Few topics have evoked greater passion among Portland Monthly staffers.

01/23/2017 By Zach Dundas

Pets

How to Be Your Pet’s Best Friend

From holistic vets to hamster hotels to cat piles, here’s everything a Portland pet owner needs to know.

01/23/2017 Edited by Fiona McCann

Pets: Trophy Case

5 Portland-Made Gifts for Furry Friends

From kitty bow ties to pet portraits, here’s how to coddle your creature.

01/23/2017 By Fiona McCann

Pets: Vets

Five Portland Vet Services You Need to Know

From emergency care to animal massage, here’s where to take your terrier (or tarantula).

01/23/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Pets: Top and Tails

A Great Vet Can Transcend the Cycle of Life

For both you and your animals.

01/23/2017 By Amy Martin

Pets: Canine Calendar

A Dream Day in a Portland Dog’s Life

From dog-friendly cafes to acupuncture and afternoon pedis, it’s a divine time to be alive.

01/23/2017 By Fiona McCann

Pets: Where the Wild Things Are

Five Favorite Portland Dog Parks

With 33 patches of off-leash, dog-friendly romping zones in city parks, how do you decide?

01/23/2017 By Rachel Ritchie

Pets: Beast Masters

Portland’s Dog Training Experts Are Divided into Dueling Camps. What Works?

It's been a long, confounding odyssey.

01/23/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Pets: Zootopias

Day Care, Dog Walkers, and Animal Odditoriums: Pet Boarding in Portland

Be it your beagle or bearded dragon, the city's got you covered.

01/23/2017 By Margaret Seiler

Pets: Pet Sitting

Four Steps to Picking the Right Pet Sitter

Don’t trust the care of your beloved beast to any old someone.

01/23/2017 By Zach Dundas

Pets: Cat-Crazed

Finding My Happy Place at the Bottom of a Cat Pile

How we built our little fur family.

01/23/2017 By Alexis M. Smith

Photography

The Five Best Portland Catstagrams

No surprise, Portland's cat Instagramming game is elite.

08/08/2016 By Amy Martin

OUT AND ABOUT

Catio Tour of Portland

Who says dogs should get all the attention? These cool cats live the cush life, luxuriating on their own outdoor catios.

08/14/2013 By Kristin Belz

Read This

A Chicken-Keeping Primer

Always had a hankering to raise a few hens and enjoy fresh eggs straight from your backyard? This new book from local owners of the Urban Farm Store will he...

05/06/2011 By Amara Holstein

Pets Unleashed

Your Best Dogs

Submit a photo of your favorite dog, and we'll post the best reader photos online!

06/28/2010

Pets

Cat Couture

In the cats-versus-dogs debate, feline fans invariably cite kitties’ low-maintenance needs in their arguments.

05/19/2009 By Katrina Myers