Photography by Lara Blair
August 5th, 2015

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Join us for an evening of amazing silent and live auction items, delicious food and drink, and great opportunities to help Pixie!

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The Pixie Project is raising the bar on animal rescue! Located in Portland, Oregon, Pixie’s goal is to transform animal adoption and rescue into a fun, family-friendly and positive experience by taking a hands-on, personal approach to each and every adoption. Pixie is committed to the art of match-making between pet and person!

Pixie Pup Maggie with her New Family

Pixie Pup Maggie with her New Family


Miss Mayan on her Adoption Day!

Miss Mayan on her Adoption Day!

In addition to providing amazing adoption services, The Pixie Project runs a low-cost veterinary clinic. The Scott Wainner Pixie Care Clinic offers low income and homeless pet owners access to vital veterinary care.

Keeping Pets and People Together!

Keeping Pets and People Together!

Over the last year, the Pixie Project has increased the number of surgeries performed by more than 5 times. A skilled team of high-volume veterinarians and vet techs can now perform twenty surgeries during our once-a-week surgery day. These surgeries are a combination of spay/neuter and emergency services, including dental extractions, amputations, mass removals, and other life-saving surgeries.

Surgery Day at Pixie

Surgery Day at Pixie

Our goal is not only to prevent overpopulation through easy access to spay/neuter surgeries, but to keep beloved pets in their existing homes. When pet owners fall on hard times (including, in many cases, seniors living on social security) they may not be able to afford a necessary surgery at a traditional vet, forcing them to surrender their beloved companion to already over-full shelters or consider euthanasia. Many of these animals are seniors themselves who have very limited adoption opportunities. Pixie is able to help keep these owners and pets together by performing affordable surgeries and assisting with medications.

waiting for surgery

Waiting for Surgery


The Pixie Project is a non-profit animal adoption center and rescue located in the heart of Portland, Oregon.

At Pixie, we make animal adoption and rescue a fun, family friendly, and positive experience. Our small but dedicated staff is committed to the art of match-making and takes a hands-on, personal approach to each and every adoption.

Pixie is committed to keeping pets healthy, happy, and in their homes for life. Our on-site clinic provides low-cost spay/neuter services and veterinary care, keeping pets out of shelters and saving lives.

Our philosophy at Pixie is simple and unique: find the perfect pet for each person or family. At Pixie we’re not about getting animals out the door, we’re about getting pets into lifetime homes. Sometimes the “right” pet is waiting for you, and other times we may have to search for a while before your canine or feline soul-mate arrives. We promise, it will be worth the wait!

Ready to meet your match? Visit our adoptions page to view cats and dogs ready for a new home!

September 1st, 2015

Gracie - Music Producer


Gracie – 7 year old potty trained Russian Blue feline, needs a home ASAP!
Sadly I’m in the process of moving in the next two weeks and the building I will be moving to does not accept pets. Please help her find a home where she can love fabulous new human companions and experience that good ole TLC!

Gracie loves spending quality time with people and she looks like a postcard — she’s gorgeous! She understands that lazing about on a sunny window is a great way to spend her day! Her heart is warm and flowing. She often exhibits the kind of affection you might associate with a cat who would be the first to find a happy home!

Gracie also enjoys being the center of attention, that it may not work to introduce her to a household full of other creatures or children. But still, she hopes that there’s a place for her. Would you like to meet her? Please let me know  at

August 26th, 2015

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Greetings and salutations! Charles is my name, and I’m a 4 year old Beagle mix.  Besides being incredibly dapper (not pictured: my bowler hat), I’m also wonderfully charming and personable. The PERSON in personable is really quite key, as I feel most at ease with my bipedal brethren. My name is Charles not Fido and I appreciate that distinction.  It’s not that I don’t like other dogs, but I just don’t much like other dogs… As long as that works for you I will be the people-dog of your dreams.  Let’s have a picnic together!  Or binge watch random “Feel Good Movies Featuring a Strong Canine/Human Friendship” on Netflix.  We can discuss our favorite ways to cook chicken, or paint self portraits. The possibilities are endless with this adoring boy by your side!   Let’s just skip the dog park and spend the rest of my years together.  Does that sound perfect to you too?  Fill out the adoption application so we can schedule a meet. I am fixed, vaccinated and microchipped.  My adoption fee is $250. PS Cats are great!

August 26th, 2015

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The wise and noble Shadowfax here. I am a 3 year old Spaniel mix who is wise beyond my years.  With my sage advice and loving adoration you’ll be able to face any challenges life throws at you (whether it is changing jobs or battling a field of orcs). But don’t think my wisdom makes me stuffy!  I love my toys and will play fetch with you for hours! I am great with other dogs, decent with kitties, and best in a home with older children.  You will never regret teaming up with me!  Want to meet?  Fill out the adoption application so we can schedule it.  I am fixed, vaccinated, and microchipped.  My adoption fee is $250.

August 26th, 2015

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Hi, I’m Kurtis a 6 year old Shepherd mix with the most gentle soul imaginable.  I love to be petted and I am great with other dogs.  I’m fully house trained and pretty darn easy to take care of if I do say so myself.  Like a lot of gentle souls however, I’m a bit intimidated by the big wide world.  I like to find a safe spot and just watch from there.  I would love a single story house with a quiet back yard.   I’m a great listener, won’t you take me home and let me be your new best friend?  Fill out the adoption application so we can schedule a meet and greet.  I am fixed, vaccinated and microchipped.  My adoption fee is $250.  I am in foster care with an experienced dog trainer that can answer all of your questions!

  • 510 N.E. MLK Blvd.
    Portland, OR 97232

    Retail: (503) 542-3432
    Adoption: (503) 542-3433
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