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Hound Me Downs!

Hound Me Downs!

August 17, 2017 | By

Don’t miss the Clackamas Dogs Foundation’s second annual Hound-Me-Downs garage sale at the Oregon City Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16. The market is located in the parking lot across the street from the county’s Public Services Building at 2051 Kaen Road in Oregon City. A wide variety of gently-used items […]

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The Clackamas Dogs Foundation is recruiting!

The Clackamas Dogs Foundation is recruiting!

June 23, 2017 | By

    Board Member Recruitment The Clackamas Dogs Foundation (CDF) is a 501c3 tax-exempt corporation.  We are currently recruiting for an open position on our Board of Directors. This is a volunteer position and we are looking at the successful applicant being able to spend at least four hours a month on board activity.  CDF […]

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January is National Train Your Dog Month!

January is National Train Your Dog Month!

January 6, 2017 | By

January is National Train Your Dog Month! Stay tuned for weekly tips from our trainer. Week 4: Loose leash walking! Walking on a leash is one of the most common behaviors people want their dog to learn.  It is simple to teach but requires lots of patience and consistency.  When you are first starting leash […]

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CDF Board Meeting minutes

CDF Board Meeting minutes

December 29, 2016 | By

Interested in what’s going on at CDF? Peruse through our board meeting minutes. December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 2016 May 2016 March 2016 January 2016

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New Emergency Vet Fund Saves Lives

New Emergency Vet Fund Saves Lives

December 28, 2016 | By

As an open door shelter, Clackamas County Dog Services (CCDS) cares for every dog that comes to them. All too often these dogs arrive in rough shape. Our veterinary staff works hard to heal the dogs, however with limited resources and funds the shelter often has to turn to outside help. And that can get expensive. In […]

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Keeping your dog busy on a rainy day

Keeping your dog busy on a rainy day

October 31, 2016 | By

    By: Laura Perkins, CPDT-KA It’s that time of year in Oregon when the rain and darkness keep us indoors more often. Although we may be content staying home and relaxing more in the winter, our dogs really need the same level of mental and physical stimulation all year long. When we don’t give our dogs outlets to exhaust […]

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CDF’s Newest Board Members

CDF’s Newest Board Members

June 16, 2016 | By

The Clackamas Dogs Foundation is happy to announce our two newest board members, Lydia Hamann and Shawn Santos! Lydia comes to us as a long time dog owner and referred by a dear friend, Gail Mohrlang, who served on the Clackamas Dogs Foundation’s board and passed away late last year. Lydia brings strong community connections […]

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Volunteer and Staff Appreciation Event 2016

Volunteer and Staff Appreciation Event 2016

February 12, 2016 | By

On February 11, 2016 the Clackamas Dogs Foundation hosted their annual volunteer and Staff Appreciation Event! We decided to mix things up this year and take the gang bowling. It was a wonderful time and nice to reflect back on the great year we have had. Together we worked to send about 300 dogs to […]

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CDF October Board Meeting Minutes

CDF October Board Meeting Minutes

October 20, 2015 | By

Board Meeting Monday, October 12, 2015 Board Attendance: Tom Feely, Jaime Diedrich, Barbara Cartmill, Al Bossen, Ken Markert and Mike Bezner. Missing: Laurel Butman and Kathleen Rastetter. Both had prior engagements. Staff Attendance:  Sarah Holcombe, Tamara Moxon and Kristine Wallace. Tom called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM.  Thanks were given to Tom, Sarah, […]

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Clackamas Dogs Foundation – what is our role?  

Clackamas Dogs Foundation – what is our role?  

August 25, 2015 | By

We are a not-for profit organization, chartered under IRS code 501(c) 3.  We are a stand-alone organization with tax-exempt status.  All contributions to CDF, either cash or in-kind, are tax deductible although you should always check with your tax adviser. We are also registered as a not-for-profit corporation with the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office. […]

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