Upcoming Events:


Our favorite yearly events:

Bowlful of Heart
Yearly holiday pet food drive from Thanksgiving to Christmas



Holiday Wreaths
The wreaths are made on 12″ rings, and finish out at a lovely 22″-24″. Locally made and smell fantastic! Perfect for you home, business, or as a gift. Pre-order yours here.

Alyson Wreath


 Past events:

Shelter Open House
Saturday October 3rd, 2015

The Newberg Animal Shelter would like to thank the community for their continued support! We would love to see you Saturday, October 3rd, at the new shelter building.

Come see the latest construction progress on the shelter, meet adoptable pets, learn about volunteer opportunities, and see the newly installed commemorative bricks and pavers.

Fun for the entire family! We’ll have a face painter, raffles, popcorn, and spin the wheel games. Shop at our new shelter store for pet lover products for both the 2 and 4 legged.


Wine and Whiskers

AprilWine and Whiskers 30, 2016
Chehalem Cultural Center Ballroom
415 E. Sheridan St.
Newberg, Oregon

The Newberg Animal Shelter Friends present the 1st annual Wine & Whiskers.

Join us the evening of April 30th in the Ballroom at the Chehalem Cultural Center for the 1st annual Wine & Whiskers. This wine themed event features a wine wall, silent auction, live auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, delicious desserts, and of course wine.

Cliff Barackman of Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot is our MC for the evening.

Event photography by Cindy Rose.

Drinking wine available for purchase by the glass by Fox Farm Vineyards.

Tickets are $40 per person, or $300 for a VIP reserved table for 8.

Tickets are available here for purchase on Event Brite, or in person at the shelter.

All funds raised go to the Newberg Animal Shelter.


Willamette Valley Lavender Festival
July 9th from 10am – 8pm and July 10th from 10am – 5pm
Chehalem Cultural Center

  • Spend a leisurely day enjoying the plein air art show, juried art and craft booths, distinctive lavender products, and lavender in myriad forms while you feast on lavender-based cuisine and refreshment.
  • Talented musicians set the mood while you enjoy a glass of local lavender beer or wine. Relax while you’re surrounded by the captivating scent of lavender.
  • Try your hand at lavender crafts or visit a nearby lavender farm. The former Yamhill Lavender Festival has moved to Newberg and has become the Willamette Valley Lavender Festival.
  • This cooperative event brings local lavender growers and community volunteers together. Proceeds from the event benefit many charitable causes. 

Newberg Farmers Market 
July – Sept 2015
Stop by our booth at the farmers market every Wednesday from 1:30-6:00pm to meet an adoptable pet and see information about all our adoptable pets and services.

Tunes on Tuesday
Tuesdays in July – August at 6:30 – 8:30pm
Kicks off July 12th
Chehalem Cultural Center

Newberg Old Fashioned Festival 
July 23-26, 2015
Stop by our booth to play games and learn more about the shelter.
Watch for our float in the parade.

Fred Meyer Hot Dog Day
Saturday, August 27th
Stop by the Newberg Fred Meyer from 11:00am to 3:00pm. We’ll be located at the north door by the drive-up area. We’ll have hot dogs, chips and soda for sale. We’ll have some animal related products for sale and pictures of all our adoptable animals. If weather permits we may have shelter animals to greet you too. All proceeds go to the shelter!

Portland Pet Expo

Saturday, October 10th – 10:00am – 6:00pm
We’ll be joining this awesome yearly event this year at the Portland Metropolitan Expo Center! Admission is FREE & Pets are welcome! There will be so many activities at the event like agility demonstrations, pet talent and costume shows, sample delicious treats and talk with all the amazing animal welfare groups at the event. And there will be many pets available for adoption!

Photos with Santa
Photos with Santa, this year hosted at the Newberg Animal Shelter on Saturday, December 5th 12:00pm to 4:00pm.  We’ll have Santa and Mrs. Claus. $15 for each sitting. You will receive a high resolution photo, either sent online or on a USB, per your choice.