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Project POOCH, Inc.®

To drop off donations
Community Outreach Office
15800 Boones Ferry Rd. Suite A2
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

To visit the dogs
MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility
2630 N. Pacific Highway
Woodburn, OR 97071
(503) 981-2570
Visits by appointment only

Mailing Address:
PO Box 305
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Phone: (503) 697-0623
Fax: (503) 636-5908

Global Giving Top-Ranked Organization 2016



Aug 1-31
August Calendar Photo Contest: Yoga Dogs!
Aug 20
11 am-10 pm
Pints with Purpose: Project POOCH at Oregon Public House
(NE Portland)
Aug 20
6-9:00 pm
POOCH Pop-Up at the Pub Featuring Local Artist!
(NE Portland)
Aug 24
10:30 am-1:30 pm
OUTREACH: South Salem Petco
(S Salem)
Aug 27
11 am-10 pm
Pints with Purpose: Project POOCH at Oregon Public House
(NE Portland)
Aug 27
7:30-8:30 pm
Last Tuesday Trivia with Project POOCH
at Oregon Public House
(NE Portland)
Aug 31
11 am - 3 pm
OUTREACH: SafeHaven Rescue Open House
Sept 14
2-4 pm
Pups, Pints, and Pizza: Annual Dog Wash Fundraiser
(Stickmen Brewing, Tualatin)

Fun Ways to Support POOCH

Honoring Chapo's Memory


CLICK to learn more about the Bark box

Darla, a Project POOCH Graduate

Fundraising Events

Project POOCH 2019 Contest Part 8: Dog Yoga!

Project POOCH Calendar contest for June 2019: Summer Adventures!

All donations will be used to help care for our shelter dogs and support the youth who prepare them for adoption. The proceeds will help pay for spay/neuter, healthy food, vaccinations, new toys, blankets, and rain gear (for both the pups and youth).

Show us a picture of your dog in their cutest (or silliest) yoga pose. Whether they're rocking a downward talk, laying and resting in savasana, or stretching, we can't wait to see.

CLICK HERE to go to the contest page


  1. Entrance fee for the photo contest is $5
  2. Individuals may enter 1 photo in the contest
  3. ANYONE can vote as many times as they like: $5 = 5 votes
  4. All entries and votes are due by July 31st, 2019 at 11:59:59 PM PST


The top winner will have their picture featured in Project POOCH's 2020 calendar as the main picture for the month in which they won. 2nd and 3rd place will also get a shout out and smaller picture featured in the calendar.

Gizmo, our May 2019 Contest Winner



Congratulations to Bella,
July 2019 Contest Winner!

Though not specifically a patriotic dog, or fond of fashion, Bella would support any cause when treats were involved. This photo shoot involved multiple costume changes and poses..... and many treats.


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EVERY TUESDAY IN AUGUST: Pints with a Purpose - POOCH at Oregon Public House

Every Tuesday in August, $1 from the delicious Aletruism pints at Oregon Public House will be donated to the youth and dogs at Project POOCH!

Stop on by, chat with representatives from Project POOCH, and enjoy a fabulous day at the world's first non-profit brewery!

Dogs are allowed on the patio.

When: Every Tuesday in August
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Where: The Oregon Public House
700 NE Dekum St, Portland, Oregon 97211 (map)

But wait....there's MORE!

Some Tuesdays are even MORE special:

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September 14: Pups, Pints, and Pizza - Annual Dog Wash Fundraiser

Pups, Pints and Pizza - Annual Dog Wash Fundraiser. Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 from Noon-4pm, at Stickmen Brewing Company Tualatin Beer Hall, 19475 SW 118th Ave Suite 1, Tualatin OR

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El Chapo, in better times

Attention Canine Fashionistas!

In memory of Chapo, their beloved Yorkshire Terrier who LOVED wearing different outfits and all things fashion-related, one of our friends is selling these adorable pins.

CLICK to learn more about these pins

The proceeds will all go to the shelter dogs and youth at Project POOCH.

Thank you so much to Chapo's family for honoring his memory by helping dogs who need it. CLICK HERE to read more about Chapo's story or to purchase.

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