Since our founding in 2001, Hot Diggity! has worked to develop strong and lasting partnerships within our community. Below is a partial-list of nonprofits, community centers, neighborhood associations, and other local Portland-area businesses that we have developed relationships with over the years. While not all of these are pet-related, we encourage you to check them out and support them if you can.
Puplandia Dog Rescue
Puplandia is a Beaverton-based dog rescue group that seeks to find forever homes for all the pups in their care.
4790 SW 170th Beaverton, OR 97078 (541) 270-2828
The Pixie Project
The Pixie Project is a non-profit animal adoption center and rescue that offers a variety of services to the public including pet adoption services, pet owner education and support and low cost and free spay and neuter and veterinary services for homeless and low-income pet owners.
510 N.E. Martin Luther King Blvd. Portland, OR 97232 (503) 542-3432
The Hoyt Arboretum encompasses 189 acres of land with over 2000 different plant species and includes 12 acres of trails. Free and open to the public, the Arboretum seeks to educate the community on nature and conservation.
4000 SW Fairview Blvd., Portland, OR 97221 (503) 865-8733
PAW (Portland Animal Welfare) Team (for pet owners living below the federal poverty line)
The PAW (Portland Animal Welfare) Team provides pet healthcare at little to no cost for in-need pet owners throughout Portland and slightly beyond. Hot Diggity! is proud to help provide them pet care by offering our Pet Taxi service to them when the occasional need arises.
1131 SE Oak St. Portland, OR 97214 (503) 206-6033
Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon
The Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon’s mission is to improve the welfare and reduce the population of feral and stray cats through spay/neuter programs and education.
4522 SW Water Ave, Portland, OR 97239 (503) 797-2606
Project POOCH provides opportunities for youth in corrections to develop the personal and vocational skills they will need to become responsible, productive members of the community. The program accomplishes this by teaching youth to care for and train shelter dogs for adoption.
15800 Boones Ferry Rd. Suite A2 PO Box 305 Lake Oswego, OR 97034 (503) 697-0623
Family Dogs New Life Shelter
Family Dogs New Life is a no kill dog shelter devoted to rescuing needy dogs of all breeds, ages and backgrounds. They believe that all dogs deserve a second chance at a new life- It’s not about being perfect, it’s about being perfect for one another.
9101 SE Stanley Portland, OR 97206 US (503) 771-5596
Oregon Friends of Shelter Animals
OFOSA works tirelessly to save pets from high kill shelters and has skilled and trained medical staff with a fully functioning spay and neuter clinic, providing thousands of surgeries per year. This also allows them to be one of the few shelters in the Northwest that will tackle hard to treat medical illnesses and infections such as ringworm and the parvo virus.
4240 SW 185th Beaverton, OR 97078 (503) 747-7818
Pacific Northwest Bulldog Rescue
The mission of the Pacific Northwest Bulldog Rescue is to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home English & French bulldogs in need from commercial breeding kennels, public shelters, private rescue groups, owners or Good Samaritans.
1271 NE HWY 99W #156 McMinnville, OR 97128 (971) 267-0744
Animal Aid is a no-kill Portland animal shelter and rescue organization that houses cats in a family style open floor room (or their own private rooms) and dogs with foster families. They help rehabilitate cats and dogs that have been abused and abandoned find their furever homes. They don’t do same-day adoptions, so if you’re sure you have a great home, this is a great shelter to get a pet from where they’ll really be able to match you to your new family member.
5335 SW 42nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97221 (503) 292-6628
House of Dreams
House of Dreams is a small, but great no-kill Portland cat shelter. They’re a small shelter ran out a renovated home, but they do their best to find all the homeless cats that come into their care a furever home in the Portland area.
P.O. Box 30971, Portland OR, 97294 (503) 262-0763
Oregon Humane Society
The Oregon Humane Society is one of the largest shelters in the Portland metro area providing health and homing services to over 10,000 pets per year as well as offering training classes for new dog owners and behavioral services for cats and dogs.
1067 NE Columbia Blvd., Portland, OR 97211 (503) 285-7722
Pacific Pug Rescue
The Pacific Pug Rescue is a special rescue dedicated to one of the cutest dog breeds, the beloved pug. Each home is carefully screened to ensure perfect compatibility. They also host a lot of very fun events around the Portland area to Portland pet owners to help support their rescue efforts and celebrate the Pug Life.
15532 SW Pacific Highway C1B, #134, Tigard, OR 97224 (503) 704-3587
Core Paws helps find hard to place pets new furever homes. They partner with shelters and rescues to help get the word out about elderly and special needs pets.
6312 SW Capitol Highway Suite 445, Portland, OR 97239 (503) 568-1960
Born Again Pit Bull Rescue
BAPBR is a very special rescue organization concentrated in the the greater Portland area. Founder Angela Adams and the rest of the volunteer team focus mostly on rescuing pitties and organizing removing them from high-kill shelters in Northern California and along the Oregon Coast into foster homes and shelters in the Portland area where they have higher chances of finding their new furever homes. In addition to helping Pitties find new homes and providing spay and neuter support, one of their greatest programs is the Full Bellies Fund. If the difference between a homeless pet and a homed pet is the ability of the owners to provide food for them, then BAPBR wants to help out by providing a free food-plan to those low-income families. They also help provide food to cash-strapped shelters so that they can lower euthanasia rates. Friendly and helpful, BAPBR is a stand out rescue and an excellent place to send some Holiday donation love as well as to find your next new best friend.
P.O. Box 304, Sherwood, OR 97140
One Tail at a Time
One Tail at a Time is an all-breed dog rescue committed to lowering euthanasia rates through the rescue and adoption of dogs in need; comprehensive support of adopters; and community outreach through humane education programs and assistance for disadvantaged and low-income families. The rescue began in Chicago, IL in 2008 and expanded to Portland, OR in 2014. All OTAT PDX dogs live in approved, loving and committed volunteer foster homes.
P.O. Box 11044 Portland, OR 97211
Oregon Dachshund Rescue
The Oregon Dachshund Rescue, Inc. is a no kill shelter specializing in rescuing Dachshunds. They help Doxies that are abused, neglected, injured, disabled or surrendered for euthanization and specialize in deaf and blind double dapples. They believe that every single one of these wonderful little dogs deserves love, proper care and a forever home.
Homeward Bound Pets
Homeward Bound Pets is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to providing a safe and loving environment, as a no-kill, no-cage shelter focused on, “Improving the lives of cats and dogs through adoption and community partnerships.” Formerly known as the Evergreen-Doe Humane Society, Homeward Bound Pets has been serving our community since 1975, as Oregon’s first no-kill shelter.
P.O. Box 8, 10601 SE Loop Road, McMinnville, OR 97128 (503) 472-0341
PORTLAND AREA NONPROFITS
Marathon Scholars is an organization that aims to help bright, low-income kids achieve educational success.
610 SW Alder St #921, Portland, OR 97205 (503) 235-2500
The mission of Portland YouthBuilders is to support young people who are committed to changing their lives to become self-sufficient, contributing members of the workforce and their community through counseling, educational and vocational programs, and other forms of support.
4816 SE 92nd Ave, Portland, OR 97266 (503) 286-9350
Dress for Success
Dress for Success Oregon helps women achieve economic independence by providing them with a network, professional attire, and other professional tools to help them thrive.
1532 NE 37th Ave, Portland, OR 97232 (503) 249-7300
The Community Warehouse provides free furnishings for families who have been displaced by fire, are moving into a home after experiencing homelessness, are refugees, are escaping domestic violence situations, or are in need for other reasons.
3969 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97212 (503) 445-1449
Central City Concern
CCC provides comprehensive solutions to ending homelessness and attaining self-sufficiency by helping people get sober, providing them with healthcare, assisting them in securing housing, offering educational opportunities and finding jobs.
232 NW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97209 (503) 294-1681
Neighborhood House seeks to bring neighbors together to reduce hunger and homelessness and provides education to the entire community.
7780 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219 (503) 246-1663
Write Around Portland
Write Around Portland provides workshops to the community to help foster connections through a shared love of reading, writing, and storytelling.
133 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 304 Portland, OR 97204-3526 (503) 796-9224
The goal of DePave is to reconnect communities with nature and overcome the social and environmental effects of over-pavement.
The Kyla McCullough Gift Fund
The Kyla McCullough Gift Fund helps raise funds for children with cancer while bringing awareness to communities on how to help those who are living with cancer.
Rose Haven helps women and children in need, providing them with a variety of services, supplies, and support to help them achieve safety and independence.
627 NW 18th Ave. Portland, OR, 97209 (503) 248-6364
Young Audiences of Oregon and SW Washington
Young Audiences of Oregon and SW Washington seeks to expand young people’s minds and inspire in them a love of learning through the arts.
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)
The IRCO helps immigrants and refugees attain self-sufficiency while fostering compassion and communication between them and Oregon’s established communities.
10301 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR 97220 (503) 234-1541
NW Mother's Milk Bank
The Northwest Mother’s Milk Bank is the only non-profit milk bank in the PNW and provides safe pasteurized breastmilk to local babies in need.
417 SW 117th Ave, Suite 105, Portland, OR 97225 (503) 469-0955
The Portland Playhouse is a non-profit theater dedicated to producing quality, intimate performances for audiences of all backgrounds to share the complexity of the human experience.
618 NW Glisan, Suite 400, Portland, OR 97209 (206) 819-1525
The Pride Foundation works to expand opportunities and advance full equality for LGBTQ people across the Northwest region by investing in students, organizations, and leaders.
PO Box 12093 Portland, OR 97212 (206) 819-5290
Sexual Assault Resource Center
The SARC seeks to promote social justice by eliminating sexual violence in our community through education, support, and advocacy. They have a 24 hour help line for survivors.
4900 SW Griffith Drive, Suite 100, Beaverton, Oregon 97005 (503) 626-9100
Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation / Health Center
The Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation provides enduring support for the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. The health center was founded in 1975 after a little girl named Virginia Garcia died from an untreated cut on her foot. To prevent similar tragedies the health center was estabslished to provide care for communities that face economic, language, and cultural barriers to quality medical care.
3305 NE Aloclek Ave Hillsboro, Oregon 97124 (503) 352-8611
North by Northeast Community Health Center
The North by Northeast Community Health Center was founded after the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina led to Pastor Mary Overstreet Smith to realizeing the dearth of health care for low-income adults with chronic illnesses in her community. They provide free health care and have evening hours so that working people can have access without missing work.
714 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211 (503) 287-4932
By working with schools, businesses, faith communities, other community-based organizations and governmental agencies, Impact NW works to create a safety net and springboard for community members to improve their quality of life and achieve independence.
1785 NE Sandy Blvd. #200 Portland, OR 97232-2791 (503) 294-7400
p:ear builds positive relationships with homeless and transitional youth through education, art and recreation to affirm personal worth and create more meaningful and healthier lives.
338 NW 6th Ave. Portland, OR 97209 (503) 228-6677
Raphael House of Portland
The Raphael House is dedicated to fighting all forms of domestic violence by providing shelter, transitional housing and advocacy programs, as well as engaging the community through outreach and education.
4110 SE Hawthorne Blvd., # 503 Portland, OR 97214 (503) 222-6507
XRAY.fm’s mission is to hold a microphone up to the best and most distinctive of Portland. To build a culturally relevant center for ideas, music, and creativity in service of a more open media and a more just community. Their programming is a progressive blend of talk and music that amplifies the sounds and reflects the values of our city.
PO Box 12147 – Portland, OR 97212 (503) 233-2700
"I Have a Dream" Oregon
The mission of Greater Than is to support and empower students from poverty-impacted communities to thrive in school, college and career.
2916 NE Alberta Street, Suite D Portland, OR 97211 (503) 287-7203
The ReBuilding Center
The ReBuilding Center is a non-profit resource focused on strengthening the environmental, economic and social fabric of local communities by offering affordable used building and remodeling materials with the goal of promoting the use of salvaged and reclaimed materials.
3625 N. Mississippi Ave. Portland, OR, 97227 (503) 331-9291
Basic Rights Oregon
Basic Rights Oregon’s vision is that all LGBTQ Oregonians live free from discrimination and be treated with dignity and respect in every community in our state.
310 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 300 Portland, OR 97204 (503) 222-6151
Oregon Walks is a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to promoting walking and making the conditions for walking safe, convenient, and attractive for everyone.
1805 NE 2nd Ave, Portland OR (503) 223-1597
The Right Brain Initiative
The Right Brain Initiative is here to help change the way kids learn in the Portland metro area by bringing discovery, collaboration and creativity into the classroom.
411 NW Park Avenue, Suite 101 Portland, OR 97209-3356 (503) 823-5111
Youth, Rights & Justice
Improving the lives of vulnerable children and families through legal representation and advocacy in the courts, legislature, schools and community.
1785 NE Sandy Blvd., Suite 300 Portland, OR 97232 (503) 232-2540
Ecology in Classrooms and Outdoors
ECO inspires elementary school students to connect to our natural world by providing hands-on ecology enrichment programs.
4214 SE 12th Ave Portland, OR 97202 (503) 272-1774
Artists Repertory Theatre
Artists Repertory Theatre’s mission is to produce intimate, provocative theatre and provide a home for artists and audiences of varied backgrounds to take creative risks.
1515 SW Morrison St., Portland. OR 97205 (503) 241-1278
Independent Publishing Resource Center
The IPRC’s Mission is to facilitate creative expression, identity and community by providing individual access to tools and resources for creating independently published media and artwork.
1305 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland, OR 97214 (503) 827-0249
Camp Fire Columbia
Camp Fire Columbia is a youth development organization located in Portland, Oregon with a mission to build caring confident youth and future leaders.
1411 SW Morrison St. #300, Portland, OR 97205 (503) 224-7800
The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Portland Metro Area is to empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to discover their full potential as caring, engaged, responsible community members.
8203 SE 7th Ave., Suite 100, Portland, OR 97202 (503) 232-0077
App Camp for Girls
App Camp for Girls is a one-week summer day program where girls, transgender & gender non-conforming youth can put their creative powers to work designing and building apps. They also learn about the business of software while being inspired by role models in the industry.
College Possible Portland is making college admission and success possible for more than 1,762 low-income Portland-area students.
532 SE Grand Avenue Portland, OR 97214 (971) 407-2960
PORTLAND AREA BUSINESSES
Baby Boot Camp
Baby Boot Camp is a mommy-fitness group helping moms get exercise and grow community.
Kenton Business Association
The Kenton Business Association seeks to promote local Kenton-neighborhood businesses through outreach and events.
Bleeding Hearts Kettlebell Club
The BHKC is primarily a kettlebell gym for kettlebell and bodyweight exercises as well as some TRX and plyometrics. But most importantly they are a community that focuses on community outreach and charitable events, especially those that support and enrich marginalized groups.
SE 50th and Lincoln, Portland, 97214 (206) 819-1525
Cedar Mill Vet Hospital
Cedar Mill Veterinary Hospital has been caring for pets in west Portland and Beaverton for 30+ years and now offers specialty surgery and oncology services.
12790 NW Barnes Portland, OR 97229 (503) 644-3101
DoveLewis is a 24/7 non-profit veterinary hospital.
1945 NW Pettygrove Street Portland, OR 97209 (503) 228-7281
Murrayhill Veterinary Hospital
Murrayhill is a wonderful little Beaverton vet clinic that serves both cats and dogs. They’re a fear-free facility and even have a special little childcare nook and bookcase for parents with sick pets and energetic children.
14831 SW Teal Blvd Beaverton, OR 97007 (503) 536-2390
OREV Specialty Vet Care
Does your pet need surgery? Come see OREV for excellent, high quality, specialty care to treat surgical needs that your regular everyday care vet might not necessarily have much experience with.
7637 SW 33rd Ave. Portland, OR 97219 (503) 477-7122
Hart Road Animal Hospital
The Hart Road Animal Hospital serves all kinds of pets, but prides itself on being fear free certified with a special focus in cat care. They also hold a weekly puppy socialization evening to help puppies become accustomed to the clinic.
16400 SW Hart Rd Beaverton, OR 97007 (503) 591-5282
Southwest Animal Hospital - The Exotic Animal Practice
The Southwest Animal Hospital is here in the Portland area to provide for all your exotic and small animal pet care needs. They care for ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, hedgehogs, hamsters, chinchillas, skunks, sugar gliders, prairie dogs, all kinds of reptiles, and many other exotic pets. With over 30 years of experience these vets are sure to provide your special little creatures with the best Portland pet care.
2425 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR 97005 (503) 643-2137
Green Dog Pet Supply
A natural and environmentally friendly pet supply store.
4327 NE Fremont Street, Portland, Oregon, 97213 (503) 528-1800
Personal Beast is a great little community store providing all the best for your pets. They have an emphasis on providing locally produced, natural, and sustainable goods and emphasizing good nutrition for happy and healthy pets. They are very friendly and helpful, always there to ensure you get the quality pet supplies you need.
8119 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97215 (503) 445-9449
Pacific Pets is a small locally owned business that focuses on natural healthy dog and cat food options at an affordable price. Their staff has a wide range of knowledge on products in the store as well as other options that they are able to bring in for you. They also have alternative remedies such as CBD products.
528 SE Baseline St Hillsboro, OR 97123 (503) 336-0092
WILD Pet Provisions
WILD Pet Provisions is a locally owned pet nutrition & supply store located in the heart of the Alameda neighborhood. At WILD is where you will find Portland’s first and only pet nutritionist, Heather Macfarlane. and is where she offers custom diet plans and uses food as medicine to address disease. With over 20 years in the pet health industry & veterinary field, Heather has helped countless dogs & cats with issues such as allergies, cancer, liver, kidney, thyroid diseases, arthritis, diabetes, immune disease, chronic digestion issues, anxiety, urinary issues, and more. WILD offers a large variety of raw food and ingredients to make your own! Co-owner, Lucy Brennan, heads up Canines & Cocktails, a monthly happy hour event that pairs with pet health focused educational classes, workshops, lectures that is offered at WILD.
2393 NE Fremont St, Suite A Porltand, OR 97212 (971) 302-6270
Wonder Puppy is a holistic training school that specializes in dogs under the age of 2, but welcomes dogs of all ages and stages. They use reward-based training methods and specialize in clicker training and are consistently rated the best positive-reinforcement dog training school in the Portland area!
1500 NW 18th Ave, Ste. 117 Portland, OR 97209 (503) 697-7877
Synergy Behavior Solutions
Synergy Behavior Solutions Team is a stellar veterinary behavior and training team dedicated to improving the lives of pets with behavioral issues.
2127 NW York Street Portland, Oregon 97210 (503) 336-1202