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 dedicated staff focuses on finding life-long matches between pet and adopter 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 offers low-income and homeless pet owners access to vital veterinary care and low-cost spay/neuter surgeries, 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 you 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!

February 21st, 2020

“I can show you the world…shining, shimmering, splendid!” Just hop on my magic carpet and let our adventures begin. My name is Aladdin and I am hilarious and handsome 9 yo Shih Tzu/ terrier mix weighing around 12lbs. Just like my Disney counterpart, I am friendly and happy go lucky guy with a big heart! You can’t really tell in my pictures, but I don’t have the best vision. My hair was so matted that I couldn’t see for so long and it caused me to have some chronic dry eye in which I will need lifelong eye drops. But wonderful people were able to get me all groomed up and looking  snazzy. From Aladdin to Prince Ali! A classic diamond in the rough! I wasn’t a fan of the eye drops at first, but with some tasty hotdogs and some patience, I am getting the hang of it! I am also starting to go on more walks now that the sun is starting to peek out. The volunteers say that sometimes I randomly stop, but they just pick me up and set me back down, and then it’s back to it! I have met some doggy friends and I am very tolerant, but I would prefer to be your one and only.  Overall, I am very outgoing with my human pals, but with my limited vision, I would do best in an adult only home. I found the magic lamp and am ready to make my final wish: I wish for my forever family! Fill out an application and we can set up a meet. I come to you vaccinated, micro-chipped, and neutered with a recent dental and adoption fee of $350. 

February 20th, 2020

Hi. I’m Jake! Jake the dog. Jake the adorable and hilarious wonderdog. What kind of dog you ask? Well, as you can see, I am a handsome Doxie mix of some sort! At 8 years old and 20 lbs, I am a plushy and lovable guy with a big heart. Though it takes me a second to warm up, all you have to do is break out the squeaky toys or some yummy hotdogs, and I quickly blossom! Speaking of toys, I just love playing fetch! I am still learning the drop it part, but the Pixie gals are teaching me all about it. They say I am a sharp cookie who is a quick learner. I am pretty food motivated of course, so it makes it that much easier—and more fun! I do enjoy my walks with the volunteers, though the traffic downtown can still be a little much for me. Thus, I would do best in an adult only owned home in a lower traffic area. I was with a single owner all my life and she unfortunately passed away, so I am really looking to be someone’s special companion again! I met the office kitty at Pixie and was very appropriate, so a dog savvy cat in the home would be just fine. Since I haven’t been around a lot of doggies, I like being your shining star and only dog in the home. Silly, cute, and eager to bond, I am ready to meet my new family today! Fill out an application today and we can set up a meet. I come to you vaccinated, micro-chipped, and neutered with an adoption fee of $350. 

February 20th, 2020

Roses are Red and so am I! Valentine’s day may be over, but it’s never too late to add some shades of Red to your life. I am a 8 year old Min Pin weighing around 16 lbs with an adorable floppy-upright ear situation going on. It’s quite goofy, but matches my silly personality! I am a pretty easy going guy with a love of sunbathing and walks around the block. But boy do I get excited when I get to meet new four legged friends! In fact, my foster says I am one of the only smalls that will play with the big doggies in the home. I get so wiggly and flirty with the cutest play bow that entices everyone to join in the fun! I have even met the resident cats and would be fine sharing a home with a dog savvy cat. After a long day of play, I voluntarily take my pre-dinner nap in my crate before scarfing down my yummy supper. I am a fairly independent guy, but will let you know when I am ready for snuggles. Being an older gent, I would love to retire to an adult only home, but would be happy to be joined by some furry siblings. Easy going, playful and hilarious, you don’t need an arrow from cupid to fall in love with me! Fill out an application today and we can set up a meet. I come to you vaccinated, micro-chipped and neutered with an adoption fee of $350. 

February 19th, 2020

Hi I’m Luna! I’m 4 1/2 years old, and I’m a spunky little lady. As a Lilac Point Siamese, I’m full of energy and enjoy playful conversation with my humans. For exercise I like to play with toys and climb as high as I can in my cat tree. I’m a very good hunter as well! Sitting by a big open window watching birds, and catching sun beams is a favorite past time of mine. I keep myself and my home tidy, and have impeccable bathroom habits. I feel my best when I can interact with my humans, and receive enough mental and physical activity throughout the day. 
My ideal home is somewhere quiet and mellow with lots of space to run around, and big windows to gaze out of. I’m a bit sensitive to loud noises and lots of strangers, so having my own safe space is helpful in those situations. I prefer to be the only pet in the home, and with adults only, who have previous cat experience. So far in my life I’ve only been indoors, however, I would probably enjoy the option of exploring outside on a secure leash – at my own pace of course! I can take some time to warm up to new people and environments, but once I do, I’m very affectionate and love to cuddle. One thing I like the most is having consistent routines. I don’t mind watching the house during the workday, but being alone for an extended period of time, such as a few days, makes me worried and stressed. I feel most comfortable when someone I trust is home regularly. I am up to date on all my vaccines, micro-chipped and recently checked out as a healthy, chubby girl at my last vet appointment.

Contact Sam at 503.318.7789 or for more info.

February 19th, 2020

Hello friend! My name is Sampson and I am a happy and hefty 5 yo Pit mix weighing 75lbs. I am a mellow guy with a big heart full of love to share with my new family! Though I am a big guy, I have a sensitive soul and sometimes can even be a little bit of a ninny meeting new pups. I have lived with a confident doggy in the past and we had a leader-follower thing going on which helped me build my confidence! I would be happy to enter the same set up with an older mellow and confident female. Or I would happy to be your only companion as well! No kitties in my home please. I am very people oriented more than anything and overall am just a great companion for my human pals over 10. Though I am more of a couch potato, I still like to occasionally play with my favorite squeaky toys. I would need and thrive in an owned home in a quiet area. I do have some food allergies that require me to be on a specific prescription food. For more info, please email Pixie! I love to give slobbery kisses and cuddles, and am eager to please. And I am so so ready to be with my forever people today! Fill out an application, so we can set up a meet. I come to you vaccinated, micro-chipped, and neutered with an adoption fee of $350. 

February 19th, 2020

Hi! My name is Suki. Heard of me before? Back in my Instagram famous days, I was quite the lady’s man. Still am too! At 9 years young, my funny Chihuahua underbite is quick to draw attention but it’s my personality is what people really adore! I am modest fellow that can take a second to warm up, but once I do, I am a total ham. I have always been around small pups like me and don’t mind them. Especially if they are mellow like me! Even dog savvy cats can join my crew. After a life of adventure, I am ready to settle down into a quiet adult only home. I am not much of a walker and would enjoy a nice yard to meander in on those sunny summer days. Silly, mellow, and sometimes aloof, I am a charming and goofy guy ready to share my love with you today! Fill out an application, so we can meet. I come to you vaccinated, micro-chipped, and neutered with an up to date dental and an adoption fee of $350.

February 19th, 2020

I’m your buddy, Calvin! I’m an easy-going 3-year-old guy that is very cuddly and happy to spend time with everyone I meet. My general demeanor is very mellow and I would consider myself a low-maintenance fellow. I will play now and again and like to lounge around and keep to myself when no one is home. However, when my foster dad is home, I will happily join him and his friends on the couch and ask for pets. I’m very cool, calm and collected around other cats and would probably make a nice friend for a lonely kitty or pup, but I don’t much mind being on my own either. I was originally a stray and am totally done with the street life — I’m all about my family and am ready to get cozy in my new home, hopefully making new friends to keep me company! I’m very gentle and though I might hide a little bit at first, I’d do just fine around kids once I’m comfortable and would make a great companion for a family or a single person in need of a new feline friend. Think I’m the cool cat for you? I hope I get to meet you soon! I’m currently in a foster home, so fill out an application to meet me today! I come to you fixed, vaccinated, and micro-chipped for an adoption fee of $100.

February 18th, 2020
Are you in need of a perfect prince in your life? You’re in luck! My name is Prince, and my foster mom says I am the perfect cat! I’m an incredibly handsome three-year-old boy that loves to cuddle in the mornings, and lounge around nearby wherever you may be. I’m very good at playing, and don’t mind playing on my own when there’s no one around to engage with. I’m a smart guy that uses my big paws like hands to grab toys from hiding places and am an excellent “hunter” of the little grey mouse toy. I’m not a huge cat, but I’m a bit fluffy and like to sprawl out on my foster’s lap or nearby when it’s time to relax. I’m very friendly and engaging with people and will happily respond to you with a couple of meows if you want to chat, or cuddle with you when you’re ready for a nap. I’m a tidy, polite boy and really enjoy any attention you can shower onto me, though I’m independent enough that I can just chill during the day if you need to go to work. I’m easy! I have lived with other cats before but was a little overwhelmed by them at the shelter, so I’d probably do alright with another mellow cat like me, or I’d be perfectly happy as your only pet. I’m not sure about how I’d do around dogs, since I really don’t have any experience with them. I am perfectly happy living indoors and am a gentle guy that would make a great family pet. Don’t you think I’m handsome? I’d love to get to know you! I’m currently living in a foster home, so fill out an application to meet me today! I come to you fixed, vaccinated and micro-chipped for an adoption fee of $100.

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

    Retail: (503) 542-3432
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