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In Wake Of Fires, Oregon Launches Website To Reunite Animals With Owners

Oregon Department of Agriculture

The state of Oregon is launching a website to help reunite animals with their owners in the wake of the deadly wildfires.

The Department of Agriculture says some shelters and private individuals took in livestock and pets from people who were fleeing the flames. In some cases, the animals’ owners are currently unknown.

The agencyhas created a website where people can enter information about the animals they are caring for. Owners can check the list to see if they can locate their missing animals.

Chris Lehman has been reporting on Oregon issues since 2006. He joined the KLCC news department in December, 2018 and became News Director in March, 2023. Chris was born and raised in Pennsylvania, and graduated from Temple University with a degree in journalism. His public broadcasting career includes stops in Louisiana and Illinois. Chris has filed for national programs including “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered.”
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